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Methadone4Pain.ca Webinar – May 15

FREE WEBINAR: Methadone4Pain.ca

On May 15, 2017 from 5-6pm PDT, join Dr. Pippa Hawley (Project Co-lead), Head of the Division of Palliative Care at the University of British Columbia for a free webinar on Methadone4Pain.ca. Dr. Hawley will provide an overview of Methadone4Pain.ca and lead a discussion on questions you have on methadone prescribing. To register email: marissa@virtualhospice.ca

Methadone4Pain.ca is an online training course on methadone for pain management in palliative care, accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College. The course was developed by Canadian Virtual Hospice and leading national pain management specialists, in collaboration with The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Pallium Canada and deSouza Institute. Funding was provided by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.

Online interprofessional palliative care course – de Souza Institute

The online Interprofessional Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Oncology (iEPEC-O) Course is based on the EPEC™-O Canada curriculum and was developed by a team of interprofessional experts. It may be of interest to CSPCP members, colleagues, and teams.

The online modules are accessible anytime. Modules include:

  • Knowledge of leading practices in palliative care
  • Team-based approaches for physical and psychosocial challenges
  • Case studies covering cancer and other advanced illness
  • Focus on person-centred palliative care approach
  • CME credits including Mainpro+ and Royal College section 1


More information: https://www.desouzainstitute.com/iepeco/

CSPCP Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference

Date: June 1-3, 2017
City: Edmonton, AB
Theme: Compassion, Innovation, Collaboration … Making a Difference

Join us for 2 ½ days of learning and networking through a variety of workshops, keynotes, exhibits, and social opportunities. This advanced-level medical conference is open to palliative medicine physicians, physicians interested in palliative care, medical students and Residents. Hosted by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians.

PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION: http://www.cspcp.ca/2017-alpm-home/