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Webinars

Access Centre sessions and events bring together groups of internationally educated health professionals with a common goal.

Due to COVID-19 all sessions are being offered exclusively via online webinar.

Eligibility:

If you are not already a client of the Access Centre, please complete the online client registration form.

Register to Attend a Session:

Send an email to accesscentre@ontariohealth.ca. Please provide in your email:

  • Your name and contact information; and
  • The name and date of the session you would like to attend.

You will receive a confirmation email once you are signed up for the session.

Space is limited!

Upcoming Session Dates:

Orientation to Licensing
Orientation sessions provide an important introduction to the steps, considerations and resources necessary for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs) to pursue licensing in Ontario.

Recorded webinars are available for:
  • Dentists
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Medical Radiation Technologists
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Physiotherapists
Send an email to accesscentre@ontariohealth.ca to request access to the recorded webinar for your profession.
Online Question and Answer Sessions
If you have already attended an Orientation session and you have questions, online Question and Answer sessions are offered regularly.

Send an email to accesscentre@ontariohealth.ca for details.
Alternative Careers for Internationally Educated Health Professionals
This online session is designed for Internationally Educated Health Professionals who are looking to pursue an alternative career that is different from their previous licensed health profession. It is intended to help participants explore meaningful career options.

Participants will:
  • Learn about the Ontario health care and social assistance sector: job market/prospects, types of employers,
  • Learn about regulated health professions in Ontario,
  • Explore the alternative career paths for internationally educated health professionals, and
  • Learn about Access Centre services and online resources.
All IEHPs January 27, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Live Online Webinar
Orientation to the Internationally Educated Nurses Competency Assessment Program (IENCAP)
The goal of this live online webinar is to help participants become familiar with the format and content of the IENCAP, which is a part of the College of Nurses of Ontario’s assessment process for Internationally Educated Nurses.

The webinar will include:
  • An overview of the IENCAP and OSCE.
  • Review of competencies covered in the exam and common questions.
  • Strategies and resources to help participants prepare.
Include the date you are scheduled to take the IENCAP assessment in your email request (if you have a confirmed exam date).

You must have received direction from the CNO to take the IENCAP assessment.
Nurses December 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Live Online Webinar
Nurses January 12, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Live Online Webinar
Finding Opportunities in the Canadian Health Care Sector
This workshop is designed for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs) who are interested in finding opportunities to gain exposure to the Canadian Health Care System.

Participants will:
  • Learn about the importance in having Canadian experience as it relates to their portfolio in Canada
  • Recognize where to locate key opportunities for themselves
  • Identify techniques and strategies for finding an opportunity
All IEHPs December 16, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Live Online Webinar
All IEHPs January 20, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Live Online Webinar
Competencies, Culture, Communication and Integration
The aim of this webinar is to facilitate a brief understanding of the Canadian health care system:
  • principles,
  • roles of federal and provincial governments,
  • level of care,
  • importance of patient-centered and culturally competent care,
  • ethical practice,
  • inter-professional collaboration, and
  • effective communication.
All IEHPs December 14, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Live Online Webinar
All IEHPs January 26, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Live Online Webinar

Visit our Resources for Internationally Educated Health Professionals in Ontario page for other resources that you might find helpful.