Peacebuilding for Elementary Schools

Initial Release: 2006

Current Edition: 2nd, 2008

Publisher: Canadian Network for International Surgery

This course will assist children age nine and older to become agents of peace and reconciliation in their communities. The course consists of eleven learning areas which focus on developing positive attitudes towards peace and the practical skills to prevent and resolve conflicts through nonviolent means in order to create a peaceful society.

The goals of the course are:

  • Instil the values of living and working cooperateively with tolerance, respect and caring for others in the community.
  • Develop responsible citizens who are the center and agents of peace.
  • Inform children about the dangers of violence and how to prevent and resolve disputes.
  • Develop self-discipline and good manners.
  • Eliminate violence and bullying in schools.
  • Instill a culture of resolving conflicts peacefully through reconciliation, nonviolence and good values.

The eleven learning areas included in the course are:
1. Peace
2. Conflict
3. Conscience
4. Empathy
5. Anger and Anger Management
6. Self-control
7. Fairness
8. Kindness
9. Problem-solving
10. Nonviolence
11. Reconciliation

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Essential Burn Management (EBM)

Initial Release: 2009

Current Edition: 1st, 2009

Publisher: Canadian Network for International Surgery

The objective of this course is to provide the knowledge base, technical skills and rationale to create effective and competent burn teams in low-resource centres.

Included in the manual are the following lectures:
1. Introduction and objectives of course
2. Initial trauma assessment
3. Overview of burn and burn wound assessment
4. Team approach to burn care
5. Respiratory tract burns (A) (B)
6. Parkland formula and circulatory resuscitation (C)
7. Compartment syndrome, Chemical burns
8. Wound management
9. Sepsis and infection control (including Tetanus)
10. Electrical injury
11. Pain management and Nutrition
12. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation
13. Patient transfer
14. Questions review and clarification

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Fundamental Interventions, Referral and Safe Transfer (FIRST)

Initial Release: 2009

Current Edition: 2nd, 2009

Publisher: Canadian Network for International Surgery

Guide Book (Second Edition, 2009):

The purpose of the FIRST course is to enable health officers, clinical officer and midwives to assess patient risk and prepare appropriate priority management plans for these patients and to obtain fundamental skills in first line obstetrical and surgical care.

During the course, participants will learn to perform the following skills:
1. Scrubbing, gloving and draping techniques
2. Knot tying
3. Suturing lacerations
4. Small procedures
5. Field block
6. Basic airway, breathing and circulation support
7. Casting and splinting of fractures
8. Normal and breech delivery
9. Vacuum extraction
10. Inserting tubes – rectal, Foley catheter, gastric

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Essential Surgical Skills Manual

Give a Gift of Safety and help create a safer Africa.

This generous gift will provide an Essential Surgical Skills manual with 40 life-saving skills to an African medical student.

Our GIFTS OF SAFETY are accompanied by a card which we will send to your chosen recipient. You will receive an official tax receipt and a notification that the card has been sent. View Card »

To order the Gift of Safety cards, please contact office@cnis.ca or call 604-739-4708.

Price: $40.00

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Educate an African Obstetrics Instructor

Give a Gift of Safety and help create a safer Africa

Educate an African Obstetrics Instructor so they can teach African health practitioners safe birthing procedures for years to come.

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To order the Gift of Safety cards, please contact office@cnis.ca or call 604-739-4708.

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Sutures

Sutures can be the difference between life and death
(a dozen sutures $60)

Price: $60.00

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CNIS Lab Coats

  • Unisex
  • Sizes S-XL
  • 64% Poly 35% Cotton
  • Embroidered CNIS logo
  • Non-bleed thread
  • Cost $60 incl. shipping
  • Delivery 4-6 week

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Structured Operative Obstetrics Instructors Course (CNIS Members)

CNIS Members registration ($200)

When: October 21 2010
8 am – 5 pm

Where: University of Ottawa Skills & Simulation Centre

LOEB Research Building, Civic Campus,
725 Parkdale Avenue,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,
K1Y 4E9

Instructors: Dr. Loraine Woolford & Dr Ronald Lett

More Information: Course Brochure

Price: $200.00

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Obstetrics models

Buy an obstetrics model made from a pet carrier for our obstetrics courses

Price: $300.00

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Structured Hernia Repair Instructors Course

Regular registration: $350
CNIS Members registration: $300

When: June 1st, 2011.

Where: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Price: $350.00

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