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Details regarding upcoming Webinars are available in this section. We encourage you to register early as space is limited.


Upcoming Webinars:


Breaking the Cycle of Pain- Helping Women Navigate the Symptoms of Endometriosis


Date: February 9, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM EST



  • To identify risk factors associated with endometriosis
  • To discuss common symptoms
  • To review interventions and supportive strategies to relieve symptoms and increase comfort
  • To consider future directions in endometriosis care



Nicholas Leyland, BASc, MD, MHCM, FRCSC

Dr. Leyland is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He has recently completed two terms as Chair of the University Department of OB/GYN and as Chief of OB/GYN for the Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation. Prior to taking this position he held the position of Associate Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and the Medical Director of the Women’s, Children’s and Family Health Program and Chief of OB/GYN at the St. Joseph’s Health Centre.

Dr. Leyland graduated from the University of Toronto as the Cody Silver Medalist and completed a Master of Science in Health Care Management from the Harvard School of Public Health Summa Cum Laude. He is a Past President of the Canadian Society of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

His clinical and research interests concern the provision of and the improvement of access to minimally invasive reproductive medical and surgical options for women. Dr. Leyland and his faculty at McMaster have a two-year comprehensive research and clinical fellowship training program in advanced gynecological surgery. He has created an endometriosis center of excellence for the care of women with this disease.  He has more than 200 scientific papers, Clinical Practice Guidelines and book chapters published.


CAPWHN wishes to thank abbvie for their support in making this webinar possible.


Canadian Nurses Protective Society Webinars


The CNPS has a number of upcoming complimentary webinars* designed to help you reduce risk in your nursing practice.

Spaces are limited, so register early!

Visit for more information.


Have technical questions? Visit CNPS webinar FAQ.


Note: *CNPS webinars are free for CNPS beneficiaries and nursing students.


Past Webinar Recordings



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January 21 – Hémorragie Postpartum (French Webinar)


January 28 – Impacted Fetal Head


February 10 – Induction of Labour


February 22 – Trauma Informed Care




November 19 – Post-Partum Hemorrhage (PPH)


October 18 – Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening and Pulse Oximetry in Practice


June 18 – Sweet & Sour: Hypoglycemia in the Newborn


May 22 – Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) Update



October 7 – Hemorrhoids: A Primer for Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses


September 16 – Lead, Advocate, Act: Helping Nurses Influence Better Care and Better Value (slides only)


April 10 – Maternity care for prisoners in Canada: services, challenges, and tools for nurse advocacy




April – BFI Journey and Breastfeeding Support in Kanesatake


May 28 – Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender-Based Violence


February 28 – Lignes directrices d’implantation institutionnelle des soins du développement neuroprotecteur sen unité néonatale. Un énoncé conjoint du CANN, CAPWHN, NANN & COINN (in French)


February 21 – Guidelines for institutional implementation of developmental neuroprotective care in the NICU. A joint position statement from CANN, CAPWHN, NANN & COINN


January 24 – What’s the Harm? Examining Stereotyping of Indigenous People in Perinatal Services



May 10 – The Role of Nurses in Supporting Families who are Pregnant After Perinatal Loss: Care, Leadership, and Advocacy


January 25 – Spontaneous Labour Matters – Evidence-based practices



June 21 – Providing LGTB2S-Inclusive Care During the Perinatal Period


May 19 – From the Ground Up: Designing and Delivering a Youth Focused Breastfeeding Program



February 4 – Hypertension in Pregnancy – what you need to know


April 9 – Bethesda Regional Health Centre Presents… A Manitoba Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) Success Story


May 6 – The Nitty Gritty of Newborn Assessment


June 25 – Milk Banking and Milk Sharing 2015 – a BC experience


October 7 – Unintended Pregnancy in Canada: Can we do better?



April 3 – Woman Abuse in the Perinatal Period


May 13 – How can Pharmacists support Women who are Breastfeeding?


May 27 – Preconception and Maternal Obesity


June 17 – Acceptabilité, faisabilité et effets estimés de l’expression de lait maternel au chevet du nouveau-né prématuré (Acceptability, feasibility and expected outcomes of breast milk expression at the neonate’s bedside – presented in French only)


September 26 – HIV point-of-care testing Testing in Obstetrical Triage


November 19 and 20, 2014 – CAPWHN / Johnson’s webinar “The Healthy Skin Connection: A Canadian Perspective on Neonatal Skin Care and Skin-to-Skin Best Practices”. The recording is available here.

Recordings of past Webinars are available to CAPWHN members only.  Simply log in to the members only section of the website and click on Webinars.