Online Event Series

Every month, CHPCA hosts an Online Event on different hospice palliative care topics. If you would like to join our invitation mailing list, please click here. If you have an idea for an Online Event you would like to share with us, please contact us. Please click here to view our past events.

Upcoming Events:

Accredited Online Event: Frailty and Palliative Care

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This session will examine frailty and include end-stage dementia (including Alzheimer’s) and palliative care for those afflicted. Topics will include pain management, disease complications, and best practices.

Learning objectives for this session:

1.Understand the implications of late-stage dementia in the trajectory of the illness.
2.Prepare patients and/or families for the decisions involved in preparing for the terminal phase of dementia.
3.Explore the nature of treatments that often interfere with a comprehensive palliative care philosophy for end-of-life care in those experiencing the last stages of their illness.
4.Review the implications of treatments often sought under such circumstances, such as artificial nutrition and hydration and CPR.

Presented by Dr James Downar and Paige Moorhouse.

This session is accredited by the College of Family Physicians and is valid for 1.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM EST (OTTAWA time)
Where: Accessed online via phone and web
Price: $20-$55

Please note, these sessions are currently available in English only.

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Accredited Online Event: Palliative Care for Patients with Dementia

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This session will examine end-stage dementia (including Alzheimer’s) and palliative care for those afflicted. Topics will include pain management, disease complications, and best practices.

Learning objectives for this session:
1.Understand the implications of late-stage dementia in the trajectory of the illness
2.Prepare patients and/or families for the decisions involved in preparing for the terminal phase of dementia
3.Explore the nature of treatments that often interfere with a comprehensive palliative care philosophy for end-of-life care in those experiencing the last stages of their illness
4.Review the implications of treatments often sought under such circumstances, such as artificial nutrition and hydration and CPR

Presented by Mary Schultz and Michael Gordon.

This session is accredited by the College of Family Physicians and is valid for 1.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM EST (OTTAWA time)
Where: Accessed online via phone and web
Price: $20-$55

Please note, these sessions are currently available in English only.