Montreal Information Day

This event took place on Saturday, October 3, 2015.

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Journée de l’information:
Une matinée de l’espoir et du soutien

(événement du matin , présenté en français)

Information Day:
An afternoon of hope and support

(afternoon program, presented in English)

Programme préliminaire: Preliminary agenda:
8h30      Accueil des participants et petit-déjeuner continental 12:30pm     Registration and light snacks
9h00      Mot de bienvenue et d’ouverture 1:00pm     Welcome and Introductions
9h10      Conférence par Dr. David Fortin, 
Neurochirugien et neuro-oncologue : 
Les avancées dans la neurochirurgie
1:10pm     Catherine-Anne Miller,
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Brain Tumour Program, 
Living with a brain tumour: learning to live with uncertainty
10h10    Pause santé 2:10pm     Break
10h25    Témoignage d’un patient 2:25pm     A patient shares his or her story

10:40     Conférence par Chanez Djeffal, 
Infirmière en neuro-oncologie : 
Votre infirmière pivot en neuro oncologie et 
son rôle au sein de votre équipe soignante

2:40pm     Dr. Kevin Petrecca, Neurosurgeon;
Dr. Valérie Panet-Raymond, Radiation Oncologist;
Dr. Scott Owen, Medical Oncologist:
Exploring contemporary brain cancer treatments
11:40     Mot de la fin 3:40pm     Wrap up
Centre St-Pierre
1212, rue Panet, Montréal H2L 2Y7
Local 1205 – Fernand Daoust
Métro Beaudry
Centre St-Pierre
1212 Panet St., H2L 2Y7
Room 1205 – Fernand Daoust
Metro Beaudry

 
Veuillez noter que si vous voulez assister aux conférences en matinée et en après-midi, el dîner n’est pas fourni.
Please note, if you are attending both portions of the day, lunch is not provided.

FRANÇAIS

Les nouvelles techniques d’imagerie cérébrale de connectivité: améliorer la portée de la chirurgie tout en préservant la fonction cognitive des patients.
Le Dr. David Fortin parlera des nouvelles techniques en neuro chirurgie pour le traitement des tumeurs cérébrales. 

Biographie du Dr. Fortin
Le Dr. Fortin a complété ses études en médecine, ainsi que son diplôme en neurochirugie à l’université de Sherbrooke. Il a poursuivi des formations post-doctorales en neuro-oncologie à l’Université du Western Ontario, ainsi qu’à Oregon Health sciences University.
De retour au CHUS depuis 2000, il a fondé un laboratoire de recherche en neuro-oncologie et a débuté un programme de recherche clinique extensif dans le contexte duquel il utilise une nouvelle technique de traitement des tumeurs cérébrales, unique au Canada. Il est maintenant professeur agrégé en neurochirurgie,  détenteur d’une chaire de recherche en neuro-oncologie  ainsi que boursier des IRSC. Il est chef de l’équipe pluridisciplinaire de neurooncologie de niveau 4 du CHUS.


Votre infirmière pivot en neuro oncologie et son rôle au sein de votre équipe soignante
Chanez Djeffal, infirmière pivot en neuro oncologie, va nous parler de la gestion des symptômes de la maladie et des traitements suite à l'annonce de diagnostic d’une tumeur cérébrale, tout au long de la trajectoire de la maladie. Elle expliquera le fonctionnement de la clinique de neuro-oncologie du CHUM, quels services et ressources sont disponibles pour les patients. Elle présentera le fonctionnement de l’équipe interdisciplinaire au CHUM et les modalités de participer à plusieurs protocoles de recherche.

Biographie de Chanez Djeffal
Chanez Djeffal détient un Baccalauréat en sciences infirmières de l’Université de Montréal, ainsi qu’un MBA de l’Université de Sherbrooke. Elle occupe le poste d’Infirmière clinicienne, suivi de clientèle en neuro oncologie à l’Hôpital Notre-Dame depuis 2008. Sa pratique est orientée surtout vers l’accès aux soins et services, ainsi que les pratiques innovantes. Elle s’occupe également de l’aspect organisationnel de la clinique de neuro oncologie et s’intéresse grandement à l’efficacité et l’efficience de l’équipe.

ENGLISH

Living with a brain tumour: learning to live with uncertainty
There is recent nursing literature on the unique aspects of uncertainty in the experience of patients with a brain tumour and their families. Through a collaborative presentation, Catherine-Anne will discuss what is known about brain tumours and uncertainty and will discuss some strategies to cope with uncertainty.

Bio of Catherine-Anne Miller
Catherine-Anne Miller is the clinical nurse specialist in the brain tumour program at the Neuro in Montreal. She received her bachelor in nursing from McGill University and her masters from the University of Toronto. She started her nursing career at the Neuro on the neurosurgical unit and has worked in different positions within neurosciences since becoming a nurse. 
 

Clinical Management of Brain Tumours
A multidisciplinary panel will discuss various brain tumour types and their proposed treatment protocols.

Panel Bios 

Dr. Petrecca
Dr. Kevin Petrecca is a neurosurgical oncologist-scientist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. His lab studies mechanisms of brain cancer development, progression, invasion and recurrence. He also develops technologies for advanced brain cancer surgery.
 
Dr. Valérie Panet-Raymond 
Dr. Panet-Raymond is a Radiation Oncologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology’s Division of Radiation Oncology at McGill University. Panet-Raymond’s clinical focus is on breast cancer, neuro-oncology as well as palliative with a focus on brain metastases and radiosurgery. She additionally is very active in the research and clinical treatment of breast cancer.

Dr. Scott Owen
Dr. Scott Owen is a Medical Oncologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and MUHC Glen Site, and the Program Director for McGill’s Medical Oncology Residency Training Program.  His primary clinical and research interest is in the treatment of tumours of the lung and central nervous system. 
 

Past comments about Brain Tumour Information Day events:

"Thank you for such an amazing day! It was well laid out and well managed. What was delivered in presentations, materials, food, etc. way surpassed the cost to attend."

"My wife went to hospital this week with what looks like a brain tumour. The sessions I attended were a great start to help me understand more about this topic. Thanks."

“What a wonderfully informative and hope-giving day for the entire brain tumour public.”
 

 

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