Course Image Nursing towards equity: Applying the social determinants of health in practice
This free course is intended to support nurses and health care professionals to expand their knowledge and skills in applying the social determinants of health and health inequities in your work. This free, 1 hr course will provide an overview on how to screen and intervene with people at risk for poverty, integrate social determinants theory into organizational practices and learn ways to apply health equity concepts into advocacy and political action to create change.
Course Image Engaging Clients with Substance Use Disorders

This course is intended to support nurses and health care professionals to support clients experiencing a substance use disorder. It will broaden your understanding of the factors that affect clients experiencing substance use disorders.

Course Image  Engaging Youth Who Use Substances

This course discusses the current trends regarding substance use among youth. It will consider biological, psychological and socio-cultural theoretical explanations of substance abuse and apply theoretical frameworks and evidence-based strategies when working with youth regarding substance abuse.

Course Image Working to Reduce Commercial Tobacco Use in FNIM Communities in Ontario
This course addresses the special considerations that need to be taken into account when nurses and other health care providers are working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis clients to assist them in reducing their commercial tobacco use. 


This course aims to provide culturally appropriate smoking cessation interventions that can be used with clients who smoke.

Course Image Nurses and Other Health Professionals Helping Clients Quit Smoking
Nurses and other health care professionals have many opportunities to help people address their smoking habits. Learn enough to get you started right away on conducting brief interventions on smoking.
Course Image Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals Who Smoke

Nurses and other health professionals who smoke may feel conflicted because of intimate knowledge and experience with the consequences of smoking.

This course aims to help nurse who smoke feel comfortable discussing the benefits of smoking cessation with their clients.


Course Image Supporting Pre and Postnatal Women and Their Families Who Use Tobacco

This course addresses the special considerations that need to be taken into account when providing smoking cessation assistance to pre- and postnatal women and their families.

Topics include: the risks of smoking while pregnant, harm reduction approaches, applying intensive interventions using a women centered approach, nicotine replacement therapy for pregnant women and relapse.



Course Image Nurses and Other Health Professionals Supporting Tobacco Use Cessation In Clients With Mental Illness and Concurrent Addictions
This course addresses the special considerations that need to be taken into account when providing smoking cessation assistance to clients with mental illness or concurrent addictions.