McGill Palliative Care Continuing Professional Education Day 


New Residence Hall, 3625, du Parc Avenue, Montreal, QC, CA

Registration is currently open for the upcoming Continuing Professional Education Day of McGill Palliative Care, offering workshops and presentations covering topics such as advanced heart failure, immunotherapy, dementia, ethical dilemmas, methadone, interventional cancer pain procedures and support for family caregivers on November 22, 2019.

7:45 a.m.  - Registration & Breakfast

8:15 to 8:25 a.m.  - Welcome & Orientation: Chair, Golda Tradounsky, MD, CCFP

8:25 to 9:15 a.m. - A Palliative Approach for Patients Living with Advanced Heart Failure, Caroline Michel, MD; Esther Laforest RN, BScN
9:15 to 10:15 a.m. - Cancer Immunotherapy: A Changing Landscape for Palliative Care, Cristiano Ferrario, MD; Andrea Cooke MSc(A), CON(C)

10:15 to 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. - How to Care for Patients Who Have Dementia, Susan Vaitekunas, MD; Elisabeth Daviau, BScN, MScN (c)
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. - Ethical Dilemmas (case-based discussions), Manny Borod, MD, CCFP

12:15 to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. - Pain management: Methadone, Bernard Lapointe, MD; Vincent Dagenais-Beaulé, Pharm D, MSc
2:00 to 2:45 p.m. - Pain management: Interventional Cancer Pain Procedures, Jordi Perez MD, PhD; Christelle Remy, BScN

2:45 to 3:00 p.m. - Break

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. -  Supporting Family Caregivers of Adults, Robin Cohen, PhD; Zelda Frietas, BA, BSW, MSW (TS)

4:00 to 4:15 p.m. - Thank you and Wrap Up

Scientific Committee:

  • Golda Tradounsky, MD, CCFP (Chair)
  • Bernard Lapointe, MD
  • Manny Borod, MD, CCFP
  • Harvey Chang, MD, FRCPC
  • Bessy Bitzas, PhD, RN, CHPCN (C)
  • Vincent Dagenais-Beaulé, Pharm D, MSc
  • Marc Hamel, PhD.

Cost: $200 for practicing health care professionals, $80 for students/residents (fee includes continental style breakfast, full lunch, a.m. and p.m. coffee breaks)

To register, click here.