Approaches to Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Conversations

Mon, June 15, 2020

Hosted by the HPCO and CHPCA

Monday, June 15th, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST


This session will describe an approach to Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Conversations. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Participants will gain awareness of Person-Centered Decision-Making (PCDM) components, be able to describe how values shape decision-making, and review resources available on having person centered conversations in the context of COVID-19.

Target Audience

COVID-19 virtual town hall with Kawartha Lakes health leaders

Thu, June 11, 2020
Online, teleconference

Organized by the City of Kawartha Lakes

On June 11 from 11 a.m. to Noon leaders from across Kawartha Lakes will present a virtual town hall, focused on their local response to COVID-19.

Viewers will hear about services to support them through this time; how to access hospital, community and primary care; and get the latest news on COVID-19 testing, symptoms, cloth masks, and more.


Medical Cannabis Series - ECHO Ontario Evening Series

Mon, June 08, 2020 - Mon, June 22, 2020

Hosted by the ECHO Ontario Evening Series

Chronic Pain & Opioid Stewardship at UHN presents: A 3 part series on Medical Cannabis and Pain
You are invited to join our 3 part series on Medical Cannabis and Pain
Each session includes a didactic lecture and discussion of real de-identified patient cases from participants.
Need support with a challenging cannabis patient case? Please state on the registration form.

Why you should attend

Overview of Managing Common COVID-19 Respiratory Symptoms in Palliative Care and End of Life - A Primer for Front Line Staff

Thu, June 04, 2020

Hosted by the HPCO and CHPCA

Thursday, June 4th, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST

A primer to familiarize front line staff on respiratory symptom management in palliative care and end of life. Respiratory symptoms are common with COVID-19 and managing symptoms related to respiratory illness will be critical to a person’s comfort and dignity. This primer is to provide an overview of management and to improve comfort level of front-line staff in supporting patients and their families.

Target Audience

Lunch&Learn: Taking Care of the Caregivers

Wed, June 03, 2020

Hosted by CAMH

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Families play a key role in supporting adults with developmental disabilities (DD) to manage their health, both physical and mental. As a caregiver, it is important to remember to take the time for self-care. When you take care of yourself, you can better care for those you love. Come learn about why self-care is so important and some strategies you can use to remain physically and mentally well.

This webinar/workshop is part of the Azrieli Family Education Series and will be facilitated by family advisors at CAMH

Acknowledging and Responding to the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Health Care Providers

Fri, May 29, 2020

Hosted by Pallium Canada

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

COVID-19 has had a major impact on the psychological wellbeing of health care providers, especially those working on the front lines of care. Building on a previous webinar of a similar topic, this webinar will explore in more detail the psychological impact and effective approaches to help health care providers care for themselves and their colleagues.

Host and Moderator: Dr. José Pereira MBChB, CFPC (PC), MSc, FCFP

Driving and Accelerating a ‘One System’ Response: Why COVID-19 has Shone a Spotlight on Integrated Care

Wed, May 27, 2020

The fourth in IFIC’s “Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis - Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality” webinar series will take place at 12pm (Eastern Standard Time - Toronto, New York) on Wednesday, 27 May.  This webinar is in association with IFIC Canada, the  Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and The Change Foundation.

Meeting Social Needs in an Integrated Health System: Social Prescribing During COVID-19 and Beyond

Wed, May 27, 2020

Time:    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Registration Link: 

On May 27 at 12:30 pm, the Alliance for Healthier Communities invites you to join James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care at NHS England, for a webinar focused on Social Prescribing in lieu of the cancelled in-person event in March.