COVID-19 Update: Palliative care and approaching conversations with COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 Update: Palliative care and approaching conversations with COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 Webinar Series

Accreditation
Target Audience:

A multi-disciplinary health care audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, midwives, residents, etc.

Course Format: Online webinar 1900-2000 PDT: presentation with Q&A.
  • Apr 23, 2020
Broadcast starts: 7:00 PM PDT

Online from Vancouver BC

Overview

Join an expert panel to discuss how to talk with patients about uncertainty of outcome from COVID-19, as well as from regular serious illnesses, and develop your skills in communicating about goals of care under current conditions.

The webinar will include a panel of presenters and participants can ask questions in real time using Sli.do (#: April23-webinar). Please send your questions in early (jump to instructions).

Key Speakers

  1. Dr. Philippa Hawley BMed, FRCPC. Division Head of Palliative Care, UBC
  2. Wallace A. Robinson, Leader of Advance Care Planning (ACP),  Providence Health Care
  3. Dr. Fify Soeyonggo MD, CCFP (PC)
  4. Dr. Ross Taylor MD, CCFP (FPA)

Skills Gained

  • Enhance your knowledge of communication tools for ensuring excellence in decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Identify and deliver key components of care to facilitate seamless whole-person care for COVID-19 patients and those living with other serious illnesses during the pandemic.
  • Integrate practical tips to improve your effectiveness as part of a stressed health care team.

Cost

Free, but space is limited. Email cpd.info@ubc.ca if you register but cannot attend.

Cancellations and Refunds

How to ask questions

  • Go to https://www.sli.do/ and enter the event ID #: April23-webinar. Or go directly to: https://app.sli.do/event/su8vzfnz.
  • Type out your question in the ‘type your question’ field and click ‘SEND. You will see your question posted and you will be able to review questions that others have asked. Your questions can be asked anonymously, just leave your name out when posting your questions.
  • Up-vote: feel free to click the thumbs up icon beside the questions you like as this will move those questions to the top of the queue.
  • Questions will be reviewed by the moderator and relayed to the presenters before the session and during the Q&A period.

Recordings

This webinar will be recorded and will be available online within a few days. If you have registered for the webinar you will receive a post webinar email with the recording link or you can visit our archived recordings page: https://ubccpd.ca/covid19/courses#recordings.

    Resource Hub

    Our comprehensive resource hub is regularly updated with new content: ubccpd.ca/COVID19/resources.

    Connection details

    Prior to the webinar you will receive an email from UBC CPD with connection details (a second reminder will be sent again the day of the webinar). If you do not receive this email, please check your spam folders. You should add "@ubc.ca" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us at cpd.info@ubc.ca.

    Format

    • Live broadcast starts at 7pm PDT via Zoom.
    • Moderator and presenters visible via webcam.
    • Presentation slides visible on the webinar.
    • Audio live through your computer speakers.
    • Your questions sent via Sli.do.

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