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Educating Family Physicians in Palliative Care

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Donald Gordon Centre
421 Union St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3N6, Canada
Fee: $100.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed. The capacity for this program has already been filled.

This course is funded by the Ministry of Health, Kingston Area Long-term Care Division. There is no registration fee, only a $100 deposit which will be returned when you complete the course. Eligibility Family physicians living within LHIN 9 and LHIN 10 are eligible to participate in the program.

This program runs from Thursday - Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Please see the attached SAMPLE agenda from a previous session which outlines a typical schedule for the program.  All topics will be address but order may vary.

Financial Support : You may claim up to a maximum of $600 for expenses related to attending this course, such as travel, accommodation and the cost of a locum to cover your practice. If you are a rural physician, you may be eligible for additional funds from the OMA (to which you must apply directly) to offset additional expenses.

*In an effort to switch to a “less paper” program, the presentations will be available online under the program in your Program Centre account and on usb memory stick rather than being printed.  Please make sure to bring your usb compatible device to the program.

If you have any questions regarding the program please contact Bryn Fraser by phone 613-533-6000 x78395 or email bryn.fraser@queensu.ca

CREDITS:  This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen's University for up to 79.5 Mainpro+ credits.

Thursday: Registration & Continental Breakfast

Welcome, Introduction to Palliative Care Initiatives, Objectives & Overview

Pain Management (Part I)

Nutrition Break

Pain Cases

Craig Goldie, MD, CCFP, Assistant Professor, Departments of Oncology and Medicine, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Clinical Leader, Undergraduate Medical Education, Queen’s University

Cannabis in Palliative Care

Craig Goldie, MD, CCFP, Assistant Professor, Departments of Oncology and Medicine, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Clinical Leader, Undergraduate Medical Education, Queen’s University

Lunch

Pathogenesis and Treatment of Dyspnea

Craig Goldie, MD, CCFP, Assistant Professor, Departments of Oncology and Medicine, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Clinical Leader, Undergraduate Medical Education, Queen’s University

Pain Management (Part II)

Raymond Viola, MD MSc CCFP FCFP, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine, Oncology and Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Division of Palliative Medicine, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex.

Nutrition Break

Complex Pain Cases

Raymond Viola, MD MSc CCFP FCFP, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine, Oncology and Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Division of Palliative Medicine, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex.

Spirituality in Medicine

Friday: Registration & Continental Breakfast

Principles of Palliative Chemotherapy

Heather Ostic, MD, CCFP, Clinical Associate, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario; Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Cross-appointment, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University

Bereavement & Grief

Debora Stark, MSW, RSW Social Worker, Oncology and Palliative Care, Cancer Centre of SE Ont. at K.G.H.

Nutrition Break

Delirium

Christopher Frank, MD, CCFP, FCPF, Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Geriatrics); Queen’s University

Emergencies in Palliative Care

Natalie Kondor, MD, MSc, CCFP, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Timothy Owen, MD, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist, Cancer Centre of Southeast Ontario, Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Queen’s University

Lunch

Ethics & Law in Palliative and End of Life Care

Hannah Kaufman, MHSc, MSS, RSW Bioethicist, University Health Network and University of Centre for Bioethics
Susan E. MacDonald, MD, CCFP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine (GFT)
Karen Weisbaum, MA, LLB, Lecturer, Family Medicine, Queen’s University

Nutrition Break

Palliation of Nausea & Vomiting

Ingrid Harle, MD, FRCSC, CCFP, ABHPM(cert), Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Consultant, Hotel Dieu Hospital; Palliative Medicine Postgraduate Program Director, Queen’s Unviersity

Malignant Bowel Obstruction

Ingrid Harle, MD, FRCSC, CCFP, ABHPM(cert), Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Consultant, Hotel Dieu Hospital; Palliative Medicine Postgraduate Program Director, Queen’s Unviersity

Saturday: Registration & Continental Breakfast

Meaning, Value, Quality of Life

Frank Ferris, MD, FAAHPM, FAACE, Executive Director, Palliative Medicine, Research & Education, OhioHealth, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Nutrition Break

Care of the Patient with HIV

Frank Ferris, MD, FAAHPM, FAACE, Executive Director, Palliative Medicine, Research & Education, OhioHealth, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Proportionate Palliative Sedation

Raymond Viola, MD MSc CCFP FCFP, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine, Oncology and Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Division of Palliative Medicine, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex.

Lunch

Bowel Care in Palliative Care Patients

Gastrointestinal Cases

Ingrid Harle, MD, FRCSC, CCFP, ABHPM(cert), Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Consultant, Hotel Dieu Hospital; Palliative Medicine Postgraduate Program Director, Queen’s Unviersity

Nutrition Break

Collaborative Community Care Cases

Palliative Care Nursing Supports for Primary Care Practitioners

Sunday: Registration & Continental Breakfast

Palliative Care in Non-malignant Diseases

Ingrid Harle, MD, FRCSC, CCFP, ABHPM(cert), Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex; Consultant, Cancer Center of Southeastern Ontario; Consultant, Hotel Dieu Hospital; Palliative Medicine Postgraduate Program Director, Queen’s Unviersity

Frailty as a Guide to Decision Making

Christopher Frank, MD, CCFP, FCPF, Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Geriatrics); Queen’s University

Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

Christopher Frank, MD, CCFP, FCPF, Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Geriatrics); Queen’s University

Lunch & Program Close