Events for Health-Care Professionals
The team at BCCPC has gathered links to education events designed for Health Care Providers caring for people affected by life-limiting illness. The events are not created or endorsed by BCCPC unless stated in the description.
Register Here All Together, a compassionate communities initiative, is open to Health Care Providers, Volunteers, Volunteer lead organizations, Community Groups, and individuals looking to be inspired by and learn from others developing compassionate communities. Join us as Meghan Derkach shares her passion about creating ‘aging-in-place’ community where persons of all ages can access health […]
Register Here Following the Domain 4 module on Learning Hub, this session is an introduction to promoting comfort and quality of life for people with life-limiting illness. Learners will discuss applying the steps of symptom management and supporting wellness to a case study.
Register Here Part of our Updates & Innovations in Essential Conversations for the Health Care Team ECHO Series. Presenters: Laura Finkler-Kemeny RN, MSN Clinical Lead, Serious Illness Communication, BC Centre for Palliative Care The Serious Illness Conversation Guide (SICG) is a validated, evidence-based tool that is known to improve experiences of clinicians, patients and caregivers […]
Register Here Following the Domain 5 module on Learning Hub, this session learners will reflect on the importance of ensuring their care aligns with the patient's goals of care. They will also be introduced to three key aspects of what a care plan for someone with a life-limiting illness should include and apply these to […]
Register Here Following the Domain 6 module on Learning Hub, this session will address the assumption that loss, grief and bereavement are thought of as a "linear" experience. This session aims to help you identify that people experience grief differently and explore ways to support grief and loss for both patients and their families through […]
Register Here Part of our Grief & Bereavement Literacy ECHO series Presenter: Dr. Michael Mak, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Site Director, Undergraduate Education, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Transition to Practice Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Vice President - Clinical, Canadian Sleep Society. In this session we will explore why […]
Register Here All Together, a compassionate communities initiative, is open to Health Care Providers, Volunteers, Volunteer lead organizations, Community Groups, and individuals looking to be inspired by and learn from others developing compassionate communities. An interactive learning to explore the opportunities of advance care planning and serious illness conversations with clients, families, in community […]
Register Here Following the Domain 7 module on Learning Hub, this session introduces common ethical issues in end-of-life care. Learners will have the opportunity to practice ethical decision making by discussing a case study.
Register Here Following the Domain 8 module on Learning Hub, this session focuses on identifying self-care strategies and knowing how to support others in the workplace resulting in better patient outcomes, increased patient and family satisfaction, improving health care worker well-being, and preventing burnout.
Register Here Part of our Grief & Bereavement Literacy ECHO series Presenters: Melody Jobse (educational presenter) This talk will explore how Advance Care Planning, a medical decision-making behavior, can affect patient and family caregivers on their particular grief trajectories while experiencing a serious illness and end of life journey. There will be an educational […]