The Hospice is proud to announce a partnership with Families First to support the Education Centre, a community training program run by the Hospice Centre of Excellence. For the last thirty-six years, the Hospice has provided ongoing, continuing education to health care professionals, volunteers and caregivers throughout Windsor-Essex, striving to share our research and innovation in standards of palliative care excellence. The Education Centre was formally inaugurated in 2012 and provides two ongoing educational series throughout the year with Families First providing sponsorship and catered meals for each participant.

Webinars

Located in the south auditorium of the Wellness Centre

DateTitlePresenter

April 17th

12:00-1:30pm

LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care -Ethical Issues in Effectively Providing LGBTQ-

Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care

Expert Presenter

Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW, CSE

Long Term Care Education

For Staff/Family/Care givers to register for the below sessions, please contact:
Doreen Thibert, Education Coordinator @ dthibert@thehospice.ca or 519-974-7100 x 2231

DateTitlePresentersDay Schedule
April 18thHospice Palliative Education for Long Term Care- Registered and Non Registered StaffDoreen Thibert and Kelley Phillips, BSN, RN, CHPCN (C), Janet Elder, RN, BScN, Alison Miller, M.L.S and Linda Sabatini, Rew Paul Sharrow, Sheryl Johnson, RN, CHPCN (c).  BSO: Michele Vigneaux, Stephanie Laramie and Milena TodorovskiClick Here for Schedule
May 30thHospice Palliative Education for Long Term Care- Family and Care GiversDoreen Thibert and Kelley Phillips, BSN, RN, CHPCN (C), Janet Elder, RN, BScN, Alison Miller, M.L.S , Rev Paul Sharrow.  BSO: Michele Vigneaux, Rose Russell (ASWE), Brianne Thompson, M.S.W, R.S.WClick here for schedule

 

 

 

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club program is specifically targeted to health care professionals and provides continuing education in palliative care techniques and standards of excellence. This training is offered once each month, covering a variety of relevant topics and bringing together leading health care professionals throughout the region. All sessions run from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. on Thursday mornings unless otherwise noted. A light breakfast is provided courtesy of our partners at Families First. Registration is FREE by email registrations@thehospice.ca.

Winter 2018 Breakfast Club Schedule

DateTitlePresenterOTN Event LinkPDF Presentation Schedule
Feb. 15"A Grief Observed": A view of approaching
death and loss!
Janet Elder, Palliative Liaison Nurse Coordinator & Rev. Paul Sharrow, Chaplain & Spiritual Care Coordinatorwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=#79254837
Mar. 22Update on MAiDKelley Robertson, PFCC & Chief of Professional Practice, Erie St.Clair LHIN & Steve Brennan, Senior Director, The Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc.webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=80189438
Apr. 19Core Strategies to Enhance Quality of Life

Michelle Vigneaux, B.S.W, R.S.W, BSO System Navigator &

Rosemary Russell, RN, BScN, GNC (c), Education and Support Coordinator

webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=82043227Click here for presentation schedule
May 17Windsor-Essex Compasssion Care CommunityDiane Halbgewachs, RN, BScN, CD1, Director, Patient and Family Services  & Eleanore Sedge, RPN, WECCC, The Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc.webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=82043254  Click here for Presentation Schedule

Click here to download a printable PDF of the Winter 2018 Breakfast Club Schedule

Living with Hospice

The Living with Hospice series provides education for health care professionals, caregivers and volunteers, especially focusing on care techniques and coping mechanisms. Offered once each month in the evenings, this well-attended series is holistic in nature, creating an inter-professional model of care. All session run Thursday evening from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. A light meal will be provided courtesy of our partners at Families First. Registration is FREE by email registrations@thehospice.ca.

Winter 2018 Living with Hospice Schedule

DateTitlePresenterOTN Event LinkPDF Presentation Schedule
Feb. 22Cancer As a Hero's JourneyDr. Denis Marierwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=80183580
Mar. 22"A Grief Observed": A view of approaching death and lossJanet Elder, Palliative Liaison Nurse Coordinator & Rev. Paul Sharrow, Chaplain & Spiritual Care Services Coordinatorwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=80529257
Apr. 26Organ and Tissue Donation: Opportunities at the End of Life & Body Bequeathal: An Information SessionStephanie MacDonald, Organ and Tissue Coordinator Gift of Life (Southwest Region)webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=80530654Click here for presentation schedule
May 24Feature Film: Being Mortal, Medicine and What Matters in the EndBy: Atul Gawande                                                                   Click here for more information

Click here to download a printable PDF of the Winter 2018 Living with Hospice Schedule

 

Erie Shores- Hospice Education Series

The Hospice Education series provides education for health care professionals, caregivers and volunteers, especially focusing on care techniques and coping mechanisms. Offered once each month in the evenings, this well-attended series is holistic in nature, creating an inter-professional model of care. All session run Wednesday evening from 6:00-7:00pm at Church of the Ephiphany (106 Main St. West, Kingsville, ON) unless otherwise noted. A light meal will be served at 5:30pm. RSVP to Diane Tanguay-Madden at 519-974-7100 ext.3417 or email at dtanguay@thehospice.ca

Winter 2018 Living with Hospice- Erie Shores Schedule

Date

Title

Presenter

March 7

Recognizing and Reporting Elder Abuse

Mike O'Connor, Client Intervention, Social Worker, BSW, RSW, Family Services, Windsor Essex County

April 4

Organ and Tissue Donation: Opportunities at the End of LifeStephanie MacDonald, Organ and Tissues Coordinator Gift of Life,(Southwest Region)

May 2

The Confusion of PRN Medications: Solving the MysteryKelley Phillips  BSN, RN, CHPCN(C), Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Educator/Consultant, Windsor & Essex County

Click here to download a printable PDF of the Winter 2018 Living with Hospice Schedule

Missed a Session?

You may catch up on any of the Hospice Education Series via OTN webcast. Please click the OTN event link next to the session to visit the archive.