Webinar Presentations for Health Care Professionals

Please note all information contained in presentations was accurate at the time of the event.

Cognitive Effects of Brain Tumours and Treatment

Presented on: December, 17, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Dr. Matias Mariani, Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist Supportive Care Program - Northeast Cancer Centre Health Sciences North, Sudbury, ON

Returning to Work: For Brain Tumour Patients

Presented on: November 19, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Ms. Maureen Parkinson, Vocational and Rehabilitation Counsellor, Patient and Family Counselling Department, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC

The value of support: Finding what works best for you

Presented on: October 15, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Trishna Wedemire, Support Services Specialist, Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

Video coming soon.

Meningiomas and Radiosurgery

Presented on: September, 17, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Dr. Gerald Lim, Radiation Oncologist, Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary, AB

Young Adults with Cancer

Presented on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Karine Chalifour, Program Director, Young Adult Cancer Canada, St. John’s, NL

Assistive Technology for Individuals with Cognitive Challenges

Presented on: Wednesday, July 16, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Todd Cunningham, Psychologist, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

La radiothérapie pour les tumours cérébrales (en francais)

Presented by: Dr. Tierry Muanza, Clinician Specialist, Co-Director AYA Oncology Program at McGill University, Director of Translational Radiation Oncology Laboratory, Jewish General Hospital, Segal Cancer Centre
Presented on: Wednesday, June 18, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

 


Health Literacy and Brain Tumours

Presented by: Mrs. Sally Boyle, Program Lead, South West Self-Management Program
South West Community Care Access Centre, Woodstock, ON
Presented on: Wednesday, May 21, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

 

 

Innovations in Technology: Oncolytic Viruses and Clinical Trials - See more at: http://www.braintumour.ca/4994/innovations-in-technology-oncolytic-viruses-and-clinical-trials#sthash.PUn0TXnV.dpuf Innovations in Technology: Oncolytic Viruses and Clinical Trials

Advance Care Planning When Diagnosed with a Brain Tumour

Presented by: Louise Hanvey, Project Director, Advance Care Planning in Canada, Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, Ottawa, ON
Presented on: Wednesday, April 16, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

New Insights into Diagnosing and Treating Medullobastoma

Presented by Dr. David Eisenstat, Professor and Division Director, Hematology / Oncology & Palliative Care
University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)
Presented on Wednesday, March 19, 2014; 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

 

Difficult Conversations: Avoidance is Not a Strategy

Presented by: Dr. Brenda Sabo, Associate Professor at the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)
Presented on: Wednesday, February 19, 2014; 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Innovations in Technology: Oncolytic Viruses and Clinical Trials

Presented by: Dr. David Stojdl, Senior Scientist and Associate Professor at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)
Presented on: Wednesday, January 15, 2014: 12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm EST

Tips for the Holidays

Presented by: Trishna Wedemire, MSW, RSW, Support Services Specialist from Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Presented on: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Advances in Neurosurgery: Science and the Scalpel

Presented by: Dr. Joseph Megeysi, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital
Presented on: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Personal Stories from those Affected by a Brain Tumour

Presented by: Karen, mother a pediatric brain tumour survivor; Jen B., ependymoma survivor; Rick R., glioblastoma survivor; Jen H., meningiooma survivor.
Presented as part of Brain Tumour Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Where Do I Fit In? Transition Issues Facing Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumours

Presented by: Dr. Sharon Guger
Presented on: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:00 - 1:00 pm (EST)

Le traitement des tumeurs cérébrales: une approche itérative, adaptée à chaque patient (Ce webinaire est offert en français)

Presented by: Dr. David Fortin, Chief of the oncology clinical program, CHUS, Université de Sherbrooke
Presented on: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)


Understanding Brain Metastases: An Overview of Treatment Options and Care Guidelines

Presented by: Hellen Jung, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Fast Track Lung and Brain Mets Clinic, Tom Baker Cancer Centre
Presented on: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

 

A Revolution in Radiation Treatment - New Techniques & Radiosurgery

Presented by: Dr. Arjun Sahgal, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and the Princess Margaret Hospital
Presented on: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

 

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Cancer: Supporting Patients and Families in Making Safe and Informed Choices

Presented by: Dr. Lynda Balneaves, Associate Professor and CIHR New Investigator, UBC School of Nursing
Presented on: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Self-care for Health Care Professionals: Strategies to address the adverse consequences of caring work

Presented by: Dr. Brenda Sabo, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University
Presented: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Learning Objectives

  1. Introduce healthcare professionals to occupational stress - burnout, secondary trauma and vicarious traumatization
  2. Highlight strategies to support psychosocial health and well-being and reduce the risk for experiencing psychosocial distress
  3. Provide suggestions for education, practice and research

Learning Objectives

  1.  Introduce healthcare professionals to occupational stress - burnout, secondary trauma and vicarious traumatization
  2.  Highlight strategies to support psychosocial health and well-being and reduce the risk for experiencing psychosocial distress
  3. Provide suggestions for education, practice and research
- See more at: http://www.braintumour.ca/4561/webinar-self-care-for-health-care-professionals#sthash.6uW454nB.dpuf

Learning Objectives

  1.  Introduce healthcare professionals to occupational stress - burnout, secondary trauma and vicarious traumatization
  2.  Highlight strategies to support psychosocial health and well-being and reduce the risk for experiencing psychosocial distress
  3. Provide suggestions for education, practice and research
- See more at: http://www.braintumour.ca/4561/webinar-self-care-for-health-care-professionals#sthash.6uW454nB.dpuf

Learning Objectives

  1.  Introduce healthcare professionals to occupational stress - burnout, secondary trauma and vicarious traumatization
  2.  Highlight strategies to support psychosocial health and well-being and reduce the risk for experiencing psychosocial distress
  3. Provide suggestions for education, practice and research
- See more at: http://www.braintumour.ca/4561/webinar-self-care-for-health-care-professionals#sthash.6uW454nB.dpuf

Programs and Services for Anyone Affected by a Brain Tumour and for Health Care Professionals

Presented by: Janic Gorayeb, Health Information Specialist, Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Presented on: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain insight into Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada’s pograms & services including information about new resources and programs available to health care professionals, patients and families.
  2. Learn about resources such as the Brain Tumour Patient Handbooks available for patients, families and health care professionals
  3. Increase comfort in speaking about Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada to patients, families, and anyone affected by a brain tumour.

 

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