Events

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
Webinar

Hosted by the HPCO and CHPCA

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

Description
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
Webinar

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
Webinar

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
Webinar

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
Webinar

Time:    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5214167120285892875 

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.

Psychological PPE: Exploring Compassion Fatigue and Learning How to Keep Ourselves Psychologically Well

Wed, May 27, 2020
Webinar

Hosted by the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine COVID-19 Wellness Series

Health care professionals everywhere are tirelessly working around the clock to provide the best possible care for their patients in these unusual circumstances. Consequently, many of them are experiencing personal psychological concerns such as stress, exhaustion, and guilt, to name a few.

Choosing Wisely Canada's Virtual National Meeting

Tue, May 26, 2020
Webinar

Choosing Wisely Canada is offering a Virtual National Meeting to highlight the efforts of our community since we cannot come together in person. Now more than ever, resource stewardship is critical to help alleviate the enormous pressures on the capacity of health care systems and providers delivering vital services.

The Virtual National Meeting will bring together health professionals, patients, system leaders, and researchers from across the country to discuss and engage in topics related to overuse in health care.

Utilizing Advance Care Planning & Serious Illness Tools During COVID-19 and Throughout the Patient Journey

Wed, May 13, 2020
Webinar

Hosted by Pallium Canada

6:00 PM ET

During this global pandemic, health care professionals and organizations around the world have further recognized the need to engage in proactive (before a health crisis) Advance Care Planning and Serious Illness conversations with at-risk patients. Join this conversation to learn how to identify at-risk patients in the context of COVID-19, prepare yourself and your patients, tools to support conversations, and how to integrate outcomes of conversations into “in the moment” care.

The role of diet and exercise in coping with self-isolation

Wed, May 13, 2020
Webinar

Hosted by the Conference Board of Canada

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm, Eastern Time

Join Wello's Performance Dietitian, Kelly Anne Erdman and INLIV's General Manager of Fitness and Movement Medicine, Jamie Wilkins, while they present strategies for managing your diet, nutrition and fitness activities while you are working remotely, being in isolation, and managing the family.


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