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SAVE THE DATE – CSPCP’s Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference 2020

The 2020 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference will be held in Hamilton, Ontario.

Pre-conference workshop(s): Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Regular conference program: Thursday, May 28 through Saturday, May 30, 2020

The Conference Committee is working on the program, using input from conference evaluations and guidance and from Hamilton representatives. The Committee will announce the keynote speakers and invited workshop presenters in the fall.

There will be many opportunities for CSPCP members to contribute to the program including:

  • A call to CSPCP members to submit proposals for interactive workshops
  • A call for abstracts for poster presentations. Authors of top-scoring abstracts will be invited to give short oral presentations
  • A call to Residents for presentations and/or posters regarding their scholarly projects


The timing and deadlines for the calls will be announced in the fall.

ONLINE STUDY MODULES FROM CSPCP (ONGOING)

Now you can learn anytime, anywhere, and claim self-study CME credits! Sign up for interactive online study courses from the CSPCP. Members get a discount 😊.

The courses are intended for physicians studying for the subspecialty exam and for anyone looking for CME self-study opportunities.

Topics: Heart Failure, COPD, Complex Symptoms (13 Topics) and Pediatric Palliative Care (10 Topics).

Information/Pricing/Registration: https://www.cspcp.ca/courses
Sample screen shots: https://tinyurl.com/cspcp-pepc

PARTNER EVENT – CHPCA INTERDISCIPLINARY PALLIATIVE CARE CONFERENCE

Dates: September 19th – 21st, 2019
Location: Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa, ON
Theme: Embracing Partnerships Towards a Shared Vision

The 2019 CHPCA Conference will provide hospice palliative care professionals, volunteers, family and informal caregivers, and other allied health care providers with an opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. Conference participants will learn about the important issues facing people who work with those who are dying, and will hear experts in a number of fields debate and discuss these issues and offer solutions.

Program: https://conference.chpca.net/program/
Registration: http://conference.chpca.net/registration/

Paediatric Palliative Care Webinars

Wednesdays from 11:15 – 12:45 h EST
April 24 – Dec 18, 2019

CSPCP members may be interested in Paediatric Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) from SickKids. It’s a continuing education program offered over videoconference. Each session contains a brief, 15-minute didactic presentation on a topic related to paediatric palliative care, followed by the discussion of a patient case. This initiative aims to build a virtual community of practice, expand knowledge, and increase capacity to manage patients with specialized needs in primary care. All health care professionals are welcome to join.

Registration: Click Here to Register
Questions? Contact project.echo@sickkids.ca
Web site: https://sickkids.echoontario.ca/

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/