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Quality of Lift Matters: Palliative Care Strategies for Individuals with Pulmonary Hypertension

February 21 @ 12:00 pm EST

Free

The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians has partnered with the Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada to offer the webinar, Quality of Lift Matters: Palliative Care Strategies for Individuals with Pulmonary Hypertension, on Feb 21st

Palliative Care ECHO Project to offer targeted webinars to all physicians who treat patients with life-limiting illness. These sessions are accredited, free and open to everyone. 

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Quality of Life Matters: Palliative Care Strategies for Individuals with Pulmonary Hypertension

WEDNESDAY, February 21, 2024TIME: 9 AM PT / 10 AM MT / 3 PM CT / 4 PM ET / 5 PM ATL / 5:30 PM NL

Hosted by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) and Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada (PHA Canada)

Presenters:   

Dr. David Christiansen, MD FRCPC

Associate Professor and Co-Section Head, Section of Respirology,

University of Manitoba

Dr. Kirsten Wentlandt, MD, CCFP(PC), FRCPC, PhD, MHSc

W. Gifford-Jones Professor in Pain Control and Palliative Care,

Head of the Division of Palliative Care, University of Toronto

Target Audience: Physicians from across Canada

Description:Explore palliative care strategies for individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH). We’ll delve into the disease course, prognosis, and impact on quality of life for patients with PH. Additionally, we’ll examine the opportunities and challenges in providing palliative care to individuals facing this condition, highlighting unique aspects as it relates to palliative care interventions.

In this session, we will:

  • review disease course, quality of life and prognosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH).
  • review opportunities and challenges in providing palliative care to patients with PH.
  • discuss unique aspects of PH as it pertains to palliative care interventions.

 

ECHO sessions are free to attend and open to any person with an interest in the topic; however, the subject material is designed for physician audiences.

At the beginning of this session, the speaker(s) will present a case, which will be followed by a moderated and interactive discussion among participants.

The CSPCP Palliative Care Echo Sessions is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

CFPC members may claim 1 Mainpro+ Non-certified Group Learning credit

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
12:00 pm EST
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jLwpE1LsR1uT1NaB3Iuxvg#/registration

Venue

Online