Hot Topics webinars are exclusive to CSPCP members. The webinars are a platform for national networking and conversation with peers from across Canada. At the beginning of each webinar, a speaker will start conversation by providing an opinion on a Hot Topic. The remaining time is for interactive, moderated discussion amongst participants.


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Psychedelics in Palliative Care: What’s the trip all about?

Description: Palliative medicine is often on the forefront of using techniques or medications in novel ways to treat symptoms and alleviate suffering. The use of psychedelics and accompanying protocols are currently being explored for palliation. Ketamine, MDMA, psilocybin, and even LSD are some of the medications in this group, to name a few. Presenter: Dr. Hayden Rubensohn. Moderator: Dr. Charlie Chen.


The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians Webinar Series is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

CFPC members may claim 1 Mainpro+ Non-certified Group Learning credit.