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High Risk Lung Cancer Screening Pilot for People at High Risk

The High-Risk Lung Cancer Screening Pilot for People at High Risk (HRLCSP) is expanding!

Learn about: program results in the first year, what’s new, what’s changed, what are the successes, challenges, and what does the program offer you and your patients?

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 6:00 pm—7:00 pm
(Light refreshments will be served)
The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus
Kaminsky Room
737 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9
Cost: FREE!
Also available via OTN

Register online now!
www.cancerprimarycare.eventbrite.ca
For more information contact: cancerprimarycare@toh.ca
or dial: 613-798-5555 x 15811

 

View/share poster: 2018CPDLungPosterFinal

Cancer Care Webinar Series for Primary Care providers – April 11

The Champlain Regional Cancer Program is pleased to share with you: 

Cancer Care Webinar Series for Primary Care providers. This event is accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is free of charge.

 

April 11, 2018 (12:15-12:45): 

The Ottawa Hospital Rapid Palliative Radiation Therapy Program presented by: Dr. Kelly Linden and Dr. Marc Gaudet

 

Register online Now!

www.cancerprimarycare.eventbrite.ca

 

For more information contact Champlain Primary Care at 613-798-5555 x 15811 or cancerprimarycare@toh.on.ca

POSTPONED: Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Reduction and Cessation in the Champlain Region

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Reduction and Cessation conference planned at the Renfrew Groves Park Lodge GEM Hall on Thursday, February 22, 2018 is being postponed. Please stay tuned for a new date and time to be announced.

 

Champlain Regional Cancer Program Presents:  Lung Cancer Screening – An Interactive Learning Event

POSTPONED: Thursday, February 22, 2018 6:00 pm—8:00 pm

(Buffet Diner and Registration will start at 5:30 pm)

Groves Park Lodge GEM Hall 470 Raglan Street North Renfrew, On. K7V 1P5

Cost: $25.00

Register online Now!

www.cancerprimarycare.eventbrite.ca

For more information contact: cancerprimarycare@toh.ca

or  dial: 613-798-5555 x 15811

This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for Mainpro+ credits.

Please share poster: Lung CME Poster2

Continuing Professional Development Series – Breast Imaging Update 2018

The Champlain Regional Cancer Program is pleased to share with you our evening Education Opportunity in January for Primary Care Providers. Please see poster and feel free to send to anyone in your organization.

Breast Imaging Update 2018
Featuring Dr. Jean Seely and Dr. Erin Cordeiro
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
18:00-20:30
The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
Critical Care Wing Room 5225
Cost: $25

Register online Now!

www.cancerprimarycare.eventbrite.ca

 

For more information contact Champlain Primary Care at 613-798-5555 x 15811 or cancerprimarycare@toh.on.ca

Falls Prevention Planning in Champlain: Article 7

CME Certified Fall Prevention module

In a cross Canada review, there were few certified Fall Prevention programs targeted towards Primary Care physicians and their healthcare professional teams. Dr. Frank Molnar, Geriatrician, and his team have changed that! The Champlain Fall Prevention Steering Committee, Dr. Molnar and the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario have worked together to deliver an interactive Fall Prevention module which utilizes the Champlain Fall Prevention tools. This online group learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development for up to 2 MainPro+ credits.

The sequential modules focus on education, client self-screening using the Staying Independent Checklist, and delivery of the appropriate and evidence-based follow up assessment and diagnosis to determine the root cause of the fall. Selecting the right intervention and referral is also covered in the module.

A complement to this CME program includes access for non-registered health care workers to an online PSW Fall Prevention module. It can be useful for volunteers, receptionists and other non-registered team members as it provides information to enable them to act as a coach and guide for their older clients and to understand the importance of self-screening and the use of the Staying Independent  Checklist as part of the Champlain Fall Prevention Algorithm.

These two modules are components of the Fall Prevention education framework to reinforce the delivery of the best practices in Fall Prevention across the continuum. Work is now being undertaken to provide other registered healthcare professionals with similar support,

All of these resources and the link to sign up for the CME module can be found through the www.stopfalls.ca website

Two Primary Care Education Opportunities in January 2018

The Champlain Regional Cancer Program is pleased to share with you two Education Opportunities in January for Primary Care Providers. Please see attached posters and feel free to send to anyone in your organization.

  •  Webinar Series for Primary Care featuring Cancer Screening and Mental Health
    January 10, 2018 from 12:15-12:45  Click to view PDF
  • Continuing Professional Development Series Breast Imaging Update 2018
    January 24, 2018 from 18:00-20:30 Click to view PDF

Register online Now! www.cancerprimarycare.eventbrite.ca

For more information contact Champlain Primary Care at:
613-798-5555 x 15811 or 
cancerprimarycare@toh.on.ca

Falls Prevention Planning in Champlain: Article 6 – Exercise Class Navigation Flow Chart: Evaluation

 

As described in our last article physical activity plays a very important role in Fall Prevention but it has often been complicated in the past, for seniors to find the class with the right fit for them to enable them to continue to participate. The purpose of developing the exercise class navigation tool was to make it easier for seniors to access LHIN funded exercise classes across the region. The Champlainhealthline.ca link  “Exercise Classes for Seniors” shows the “Which Exercise Class is Best for Me” flowchart and a list of the available classes in the senior’s locality.

The chart was launched nine months ago for Fall prevention month in November 2016 and the time has come to ask users what they think of it, and to understand whether it has achieved its purpose and what improvements can be made.

To do this a questionnaire has been developed and will be visible when seniors, family members, and caregivers as well as referrers use the Champlain Healthline at  www.champlainhealthline.ca

We would like to ask you as referrers and health care providers to give us your feedback as well as encouraging your patients and clients to complete the very short survey which can also be found here.

Thank you for your time and your help in making sure that the navigation chart is relevant and useful for seniors and their care providers alike.

Champlain Regional Cancer Program – upcoming educational event

Please feel free to forward this email to others in your group.

Register online Now! www.cancerprimarycare.eventbrite.ca

Limited Space Available!

Learn more about:

Lymphoma • Childhood and Adolescent Cancers • Health Equity and Cultural Awareness in Primary Care • Esophageal and Oral Cancers • Update on Cancer

Screening Programs • Prostate and Bladder Cancers • Ovarian Cancer and more!

For more information, contact: cancerprimarycare@toh.ca

 

Conference on Capacity Consent and Substitute Decision Making

Equality and Justice for People with Disabilities, is presenting the first of a three-part conference on Health Care and the Vulnerable Person on Thursday, November 30th. Join us in the morning to learn from two experts: Dr. Francine F-A. Sarazin, C.Psych. Practice in Neuropsychology, Capacity Assessment, and Elizabeth Lockhart  Lawyer & Mediator

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Sandy Hill Community Centre, 250 Somerset St. East (fully accessible)

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12: 00 p.m.

This conference will be of specific interest to health care providers, law practitioners, and social service/workers providers.

REGISTER herehttps://www.reach.ca/?lid=V5TQP-THD6G-N7E73&pkClient=1&pkForm=21

View/share posterHealth Care and the Vulnerable Person part 1

Questions? Tel: 613-236-6636

“It’s Not Right” – Changing the Conversation to Stop Abuse of Older Adults

Become one of our 2017 Champions for Social Change

In collaboration with the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, Elder Abuse Ontario and Western University invite you to be part of a provincial initiative to engage our citizens in challenging social norms and encouraging bystander interventions in support of at-risk seniors.

What YOU can do to get involved:

Contact us to register for a one-day workshop in your region (below)

At the one-day regional workshop,

  • You will learn about It’s Not Right! Neighbours, Friends and Families for Older Adults (INR-NFF) – a proven, high performing education and engagement tool
  • You will meet other passionate advocates and professionals who have been identified as leaders and influencers
  • Together, we will set highly ‘do-able’ goals and make a coordinated regional plan to engage your community
  • You will take-away the INR-NFF tools and materials to be able to deliver presentations. Each participant will commit to delivering a minimum of 3 INR-NFF presentations by March 2018 and supporting the roll-out of their regional plan.

There is no cost for registration or for the materials.

INR regional workshop invitation – Dec 1 Eganville

JOIN US!

See how little things YOU do can make a BIG difference to change attitudes and behaviours to stop abuse of older adults

Regional workshops are being held across the province.

A workshop will be held in your region from 10am – 3pm:

DATE LOCATION
Dec. 1st        Eganville and District Seniors’ Centre (30 Bell St, Eganville, ON)

 Why you were chosen to attend: You are a professional, advocate or citizen who has been recognized by peers for your leadership and work in the area of older adults’ safety or elder abuse awareness in your community.

What the champion role requires: Participants should have experience with public speaking and making presentations. Be prepared to take action by committing to making a minimum of 3 INR-NFF presentations by March 2018 and supporting the roll out of a regional plan to engage your community in elder abuse prevention and intervention.

Register today! Spaces are limited. Registration is FREE.  Please contact Stéphanie Cadieux at east@elderabuseontario.com

Lunch will be provided (Please inform us of any food restrictions when registering)

Travel subsidies of up to $250 are available if you are traveling over 150 km to attend.