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.

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. A light breakfast is provided courtesy of our partners at Families First. Registration is FREE by email registrations@thehospice.ca.

Winter 2017 Breakfast Club Schedule

DateTitlePresenterOTN Event Link
Feb. 9Pediatric Palliative CareDr. Morgan, MD, FRCPC, Leslie Price, BSW, RSW
& Jennifer Burton-Liang, BFA, Dip AT, OATR, CCLS
webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=6468040
Mar. 16Compassion Fatigue: Caring at a CostRita Di Biase, NPwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=65756071
Apr. 13MAiD - The Hospice of Windsor and Essex
County Inc. & Erie St. Clair CCAC
Steve Brennan, MSW, RSW &
Kelley Robertson, RN
webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=65756086
Jun. 8PRN: What it Really MeansKelley Phillips, BSN, RN, CHPCN(C)webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=65756156

Click here to download a printable PDF of the Winter 2017 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 2017 Living with Hospice Schedule

DateTitlePresenterOTN Event Link
Feb. 16Chronic Pain ManagementLeon Charette, MSW, RSWwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=64680840
Mar. 23Social Media Under Pressure: Ask Your
Chaplain if Social Media is Right for You
Rev. Paul Sharrowwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=65757935
Apr. 20Volunteer EducationSue MacTaggart, BA & Lawna McDowell, MSWwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=65758055
May 18Recognizing & Reporting Elder AbuseMike O'Connor, BSWwebcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=65758207
Jun. 15Feature Film: Serving LifeThe story of inmate volunteers who have created a
hospice inside a maximum security prison in Louisiana.
No OTN Available

Click here to download a printable PDF of the Winter 2017 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.