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C17 Education Rounds Videoconference: The Hospital at Home (H@H) Program by Dr. Lucie Lafay-Cousin

The Hospital at Home (H@H) Program at the Alberta Children’s Hospital

Dr. Lucie Lafay-Cousin MD, Pediatric Oncologist, Alberta Children’s Hospital

Wednesday March 15, 2017, 12:00 – 13:15 MST

Objectives:

  1. Describe the H@H initiative
  2. Report on activities and results
  3. Discuss the practical aspects of program development

This event will be recorded by AHS Digital Media Services and will be available to view after the presentation date. 

Telehealth host site: Stollery Children’s Hospital

Telehealth Registration:  Book a room with your institution’s Videoconference Dept. and then follow instructions in the e-mail included with this poster (see e-mail below) in order to register online with Alberta Health Services @ www.vcscheduler.ca/ahs
If you need help please contact our Telehealth team atedm.telehealthscheduling@albertahealthservices.ca

 

To obtain credit certification, please make sure you complete and submit your evaluation form.

Norma Auger Education Fund – Applications due May 2017

The goal of the C17 Norma Auger Education Fund is to support health professionals involved in pediatric Oncology/Hematology/BMT across Canada advance their knowledge, skills and experience and to promote presentations and knowledge translation by these health professionals.

This is an annual scholarship offered by the C17 Education Committee with funding from the Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation and the Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation.
Eligibility:  Non-MD Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/BMT health care professionals working in Canada.

Application deadline: Monday, May 8, 2017.

Application forms can be downloaded HERE.

Co-Chair, C17 Education Committee (affiliated health professional position) – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

These positions are for  non-medical leads (affiliated health professional position).  Please circulate this within your centre, and encourage eligible colleagues to offer their names.  These committees are responsible for key activities of our organization, and we need your help to get the word out.

Co-Chair, C17 Education Committee (affiliated health professional position)

The C17 Council is searching for a Co-Chair for the C17 Education committee. The C17 Education committee is responsible for the national videoconferences, education grant program, and Norma Auger Scholarship program. The C17 Education committee is also the umbrella committee for all other C17 education initiatives, such as Fellowship conferences, Laboratory training, Royal College, educational website, etc.  The Co-Chair will work closely with the physician Co-Chair and be co-responsible for budgets, decisions of the committee, attendance on Council teleconferences and meetings.  The Co-Chair, C17 Education committee will serve a term of 3 years, renewable once. (After two terms, a new election will be called, but does not exclude any incumbent from standing for additional terms).

Requirements:  

  • Affiliated health professional (non-MD) interested in working with the C17 Council
  • Interested in working with the C17 Council and Canadian health professionals on educational initiatives in the area of pediatric and AYA oncology, hematology and bone marrow transplant
  • Expertise and experience in a this area

Deadline: Nominations will be accepted until 21 October 2016.

 Nominations may be submitted by an individual interested in the position or a member of C17 to Dr. Lawrence Jardine, Chair of the C17 Nomination Committee and Kathy Brodeur-Robb, Executive Director, C17 Council, by email at lawrence.jardine@lhsc.on.ca and kathy.brodeur-robb@ahs.ca.

The nominee must indicate that they accept the nomination, provide a brief description of their qualifications, vision and goals for the position, and provide a copy of their CV. Nominations will be accepted until the deadline listed. The position will be voted on by the C17 Council.

Finding the Goldilocks Zone for Adolescent Young Adult (AYA) Oncology – Dr Sarah McKillop (C17 Education Videoconference, Wednesday Sept 28, 12-1pm MST)

Dr. Sarah McKillop, MD MSc FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta,
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Stollery Children’s Hospital

Objectives:

  1. Identify what defines an AYA
  2. Identify ways in which AYAs with cancer are unique – not children/not adults
  3. Recognize challenges in provideing quality care in AYA oncology
  4.   Be aware of recommendations to improve outcomes and quality care for AYAs with cancer

This event will be recorded by AHS Digital Media Services and will be available to view after the presentation date. The link will be sent by e-mail for those who cannot attend on the date of the videoconference.

Telehealth host site: Stollery Children’s Hospital

Telehealth Registration:  Book a room with your institution’s Videoconference Dept. and then follow instructions in the e-mail included with this poster (see e-mail below) in order to register online with Alberta Health Services @ www.vcscheduler.ca/ahs
If you need help please contact our Telehealth team atedm.telehealthscheduling@albertahealthservices.ca

 

To obtain credit certification, please make sure you complete and submit your evaluation form.

C17 Education Rounds–Considering Adolescent Oncology Voice in Knowledge Mobilization: Implications for Practice

Andrea Johnson, RSW, PhD(c), Social Worker, Oncology/Hematology/BMT Program,  BC Children’s Hospital

Wednesday May 25, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00 MST

Objectives:

  1. To present adolescent voice as epistemology
  2. To argue it’s relevance for adolescent oncology
  3. To consider what this approach might look like in practice

This event will be recorded by AHS Digital Media Services and will be available to view after the presentation date. The link will be sent by e-mail for those who cannot attend on the date of the videoconference.

Telehealth host site: Stollery Children’s Hospital

Telehealth Registration:  Book a room with your institution’s Videoconference Dept. and then follow instructions in the e-mail included with this poster (see e-mail below) in order to register online with Alberta Health Services @ www.vcscheduler.ca/ahs
If you need help please contact our Telehealth team atedm.telehealthscheduling@albertahealthservices.ca

 

To obtain credit certification, please make sure you complete and submit your evaluation form.

 

 

Norma Auger Education Fund competition now open–applications due May 20

The goal of the C17 Norma Auger Education Fund is to support health professionals involved in pediatric Oncology/Hematology/BMT across Canada advance their knowledge, skills and experience and to promote presentations and knowledge translation by these health professionals.  This is an annual scholarship offered by the C17 Education Committee with funding from the Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation and the Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation.

Eligibility: Non-MD Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/BMT health care professionals working in Canada.

A maximum of $1000.00 Canadian will be awarded to each applicant.

The application form and additional information can be found HERE..

C17 Education Rounds April 6: User-Centered Design Approach to the Development and Feasibility Testing of a Smartphone App to Support Real-Time Pain Management for Adolescents with Cancer

Lindsay Jibb, RN, MSc, PhD Candidate, The Hospital for Sick Children

Wednesday April 6, 2016, 12:00 – 13:00 MST

Site registration cut-off date is April 1, 2016.  To obtain credit certification, please make sure you complete and submit your evaluation form.

 

Objectives:

  1. To review the case for novel means to manage pain in the adolescent with cancer population.
  2. To present the user-centered approach used to develop the Pain Squad+ real-time cancer pain self-management app for adolescents with cancer.
  3. To discuss the implementation and preliminary effectiveness results from a longitudinal Pain Squad+ feasibility study with adolescents with cancer.

This event will be recorded by AHS Digital Media Services and will be available to view after the presentation date. The link will be sent by e-mail for those who cannot attend on the date of the videoconference.

Telehealth host site: Stollery Children’s Hospital

Telehealth Registration:  Book a room with your institution’s Videoconference Dept. and then follow instructions in the e-mail included with this poster (see e-mail below) in order to register online with Alberta Health Services @ www.vcscheduler.ca/ahs
If you need help please contact our Telehealth team at edm.telehealthscheduling@albertahealthservices.ca

“Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Health Management” presented by Dr. Karen Goddard (UBC) at the C17 Education Rounds Videoconference ( 27 Jan 2016, 12:00 – 13:00 MST)

Objectives:

  • To examine childhood cancer treatments and cure rates.
  • To examine historical perspectives, late effects, definition, cause, nature, physical, organ function, second cancers, psychological, screening, prevention and healthcare implications.
  • To examine how we can best support survivorship.

To obtain credit certification, please make sure you complete and submit your evaluation form.

 

Dr. Karen Goddard (BC Cancer Agency) will present at the next C17 Education Rounds (January 27, 2016 @ 12:00 MST): make sure your videoconference is booked!

This is a reminder that next session for the C17 Education Rounds Videoconference will be held on:  
 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 @ 12:00 – 13:00 (MST)
 
Please be sure to book a room at your own site and also fill out the online form  (details for this are below) even if you have arranged via a local provider so we can ensure we have your site connected and can include you in the site attendance for the session. 
                                                                                                      
Once again we are booking the C17 Education Rounds with the Alberta Health Services online booking form. This process allows you to confirm that your site is registered and to provide your connection information for our bridge team. We have included the 15 minute test time for each date to allow for site confirmation of visual and audio connections. Please book your rooms with this extra time (11:45 – 13:00 MST).
Instructions for setting up the vidoconference link have been emailed to your site director.