Professional Development Day for Physicians

Presented by the Montreal Institute for Palliative Care, a branch of the West Island Palliative Care Residence

Integrating A Supportive and Palliative Care Approach Into Practice

Join us for an exciting professional development day as we hear from experienced palliative care professionals on best practices in supportive and end of life care. Topics covered at this conference will interest physicians whose primary focus is not palliative care but whose work includes caring for patients with progressive, life-limiting and advanced, chronic illnesses.

When:
Friday, October 4, 2019

Time:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where:
Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval, QC

Free parking onsite

Cost:
$200 (includes lunch and snacks)

Register now!

Accredited by the Collège québécois des médecins de famille (CQMF) : 6.5 Mainpro credits

Contact:

Should you have questions or need assistance, please contact Nicole Lapointe: 514-630-2109 or nlapointe@wipcr.ca.

Conference Outline

 The conferences will be presented in French and in English, at the discretion of the presenter.

8:00 ─ 8:30 a.m. Sign in | Morning coffee and snacks
8:30 ─ 8:45 a.m. Welcome address

Dr. Manny Borod, McGill University Health Centre

8:45 ─ 9:15 a.m. Principles and Benefits of a Palliative Approach to Care

Principes et avantages d’une approche palliative en matière de soins

Dr Andreea Iancu, Résidence de soins palliatifs de l’Ouest-de-l’île

9:15 ─ 9:45 a.m. Co-Managing Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Dr. J. Ashley Davidson, St. Mary’s Hospital

9:45 ─ 10:15 a.m. La souffrance est plus que la douleur

Suffering Is Not Only Pain

Dr Serge Daneault, Université de Montréal

 10:15 ─ 10:30 a.m. Health break
10:30 ─ 11:15 a.m. Having Conversations

Dr. Laurie Musgrave, Lachine Hospital/McGill University Health Centre

and Tania Di Tota, Lachine Hospital/McGill University Health Centre

11:15 a.m. ─ 12:15 p.m. Pain Management

Dr. Bernard Lapointe, Jewish General Hospital/McGill University

12:15 ─ 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 ─ 1:45 p.m. La gestion des symptômes d’insuffisance respiratoire et cardiaque congestive

Managing Respiratory and Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms

Dr. Geneviève Richer, West Island Palliative Care Residence

1:45 ─ 2:30 p.m. Geriatric Oncology in Palliative Care; Dementia, Frailty, Deprescribing Dr. Doreen Wan-Chow-Wah, McGill University Health Centre
2:30 ─ 3:15 p.m. Cannabis: Practical View

Dr. Marcia Gillman, Jewish General Hospital

3:15 ─ 3:30 p.m. Health Break
3:30 ─ 4:00 p.m. Addressing Existential Distress at End of Life

Aborder la détresse existentielle en fin de vie

Dr Christopher MacKinnon, Université McGill

4:00 ─ 4:15 p.m. Moderated Discussion

Dr. Manny Borod, McGill University Health Centre

4:15 ─ 4:25 p.m. Peer Support Network: Continuing the Dialogue

Dr. Geneviève Richer, West Island Palliative Care Residence

4:25 ─ 4:30 p.m. Closing remarks

Dr. Manny Borod, McGill University Health Centre

The above schedule may be subject to change.

Advisory/Scientific Committee

Dr. Manuel Borod (Chair)

Assistant Professor, McGill University
Director, Division of Supportive and Palliative Care,
McGill University Health Centre

Dr. James Downar

Head, Division of Palliative Care, The Ottawa Hospital Associate Professor, Divisions of Palliative Care and Critical Care, University of Ottawa

Dr. Justine Farley

Palliative Care Physician

Dr. Andreea Iancu

West Island Palliative Care Residence
Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Care Residence
CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île de Montréal

Dr. Christopher Mackinnon

Psychologist, Psychologie Mont Royal
Faculty Lecturer, Department of Oncology, McGill University

Dr. Laurie Musgrave

Brunswick Medical Center
McGill University Health Centre
Faculty Lecturer, Family Medicine Department, McGill University

Dr. Jean Pelletier

Professeur agrégé de clinique, Université de Montréal
Chef de Département médecine générale, Hôpital de Verdun, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal

Dr. Geneviève Richer

Medical Director, West Island Palliative Care Residence
Chef de service, Hôpital Sainte-Anne, CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île de Montréal