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Palliative Care Conference

Quality in Action – Our Northern Perspective

Friday, October 25, 2019

Delta Waterfront Hotel

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) Palliative Care Program Planning Committee would like to thank you for attending the 2019 Palliative Care Conference, held in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The conference offered a number of sessions covering a wide variety of palliative care topics.

Palliative Care Conference 2019 Agenda

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

This conference aimed to:

  1. Identify and understand the challenges of current palliative care provision in Northern Ontario.
  2. Develop a community of practice amongst palliative care providers in Northern Ontario, in all levels of palliative care (primary, secondary, and tertiary).
  3. Share local successes of quality palliative care in order to highlight sustainable initiatives in palliative care in Northern Ontario.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

What it Takes to Create Meaningful and Lasting Change in Complex Systems PART 1

What it Takes to Create Meaningful and Lasting Change in Complex Systems PART 2

What it Takes to Create Meaningful and Lasting Change in Complex Systems PART 3

Dr. Hsien Seow

What Makes Rural Communities so Special?

Dr. Barbara Pesut

Communication: From Conversations to Connectedness PART 1

Communication: From Conversations to Connectedness PART 2

Dr. Maryse Bouvette

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

A1 – Pain Management & Opioids in Palliative Care

Rita Mannarino

A2 – Pathway to Palliative Care

Hali Pitawanakwat

A3 – Pediatric Palliative Care

Vicky Wilton

 

B1 – Palliative Wound Care – Tips and Tricks

Dr. Karen Booth & Cheryl Schultz 

B2 – Palliative Care Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS)

Dr. Christine Pun

 

C2 – The Challenge of Place of Care: Hospice Suites in Acute Care Rural Hospitals

C2 – The Challenge of Place of Care: Hospice Suites in Acute Care Rural Hospitals SUMMARY

Dr. Frances Kilbertus, Dr. Maryse Bouvette, and Betty Smallwood

 

POSTER WALK SUBMISSIONS:

Creators Care Poster

Improving Patient Safety At End-Of-Life Through Implementation of a Standardized Symptom Relief Kit on Manitoulin Island Poster

Simulating Goals of Care Conversations: Deliberate Practice Leads to Increased Self-Efficacy Poster

ARCH Hospice Supportive Care Poster

Harmony or Dissonance? Supports and Constraints for Palliative Care Learning and Implications for Emerging Professional Identity Poster

Greater Sudbury Paramedics – Improving Access to Palliative Care at Home Poster

Initiating Advance Care Planning Discussions in Primary and Palliative Care Poster

Advance Care Planning in Emergency Patients Poster

Elicit ‘Rich Data’ With ‘Rich Pictures’