RGPs of Ontario Education Day 2017

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Thursday May 11 2017, Holiday Inn Toronto - Yorkdale 3450 Dufferin Street, Toronto, M6A2V1

 

Optimizing the Community of Care for Patients and Caregivers

Providing respectful and thoughtful care to our older patients and caregivers requires that we be mindful of their needs, abilities, and tolerances, as well as that of our own. A day of learning, discussion, and reflection took place on May 11 2017, helping us practice to our best abilities while being considerate of this social interplay. Speakers and topics are listed below.

Dr. Joel Sadavoy - Dementia, Family Caregivers, and the Reitman Centre Model
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Dr. John Puxty - Advance Care Planning: We Need to Talk....Managing One of Life's Difficult Conversations
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Suggested Reading:
C Frank and J Puxty (2016). Facilitating Effective End-of-Life Communication - Helping People Decide. CGS Journal of CME 6(2)

Valerie Spironello - "Sometimes I'd Rather be Eating Gelato!" The Cost of Caring....
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Dr. Stella Ng - Reflective Practice: Research and Practical Implications
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Suggested Reading (click title to view):
Kinsella et al.(2012) - Reflective Practice for Allied Health: Theory and Applications
Ng (2012) - Reflection and Reflective Practice: Creating Knowledge through Experience
Ng et al. (2015) - Reclaiming a theoretical orientation to reflection in medical education research: a critical narrative review

Dr. Barbara Liu - Development of a Framework for Senior Friendly Care (sfCare)

Debbie Daly and Dr. Jennifer Ingram - Frail Seniors and Medical Assistance in Dying: Practical Implications
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