Calgary HCP Symposium 2017

This half-day symposium provides the opportunity to network, learn and share knowledge and expertise in the field of brain tumours (neuroscience and neuro-oncology) with a focus on cross-disciplinary learning.

Registration is now closed.

When: Friday, April 28, 2017 | 8:30am - 12:30pm
Mount Royal University
Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning
Room EC 1060, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Topics and Speakers include:

Laser Ablation of Brain Tumours: Technology and the Role in Glioma Management
Dr. Brain Toyota, Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn about the NeuroBlate® technology and research happening in Canada
  • To understand the limitations and risks of interstitial laser technology
  • To understand the context of glioma care in Canada

Supporting the Resilience of Patients and Families Living with a Brain Tumour Diagnosis
Hayley Shepherd, Clinical Nurse Educator, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Alberta Health Services

Learning Objectives: 

  • To understand the patient and family experience
  • To learn how to apply principles to practice
  • To identify ways of supporting the resilience of caregivers

Personal Story presented by Kery Long: Kery was diagnosed with an anaplastic astrocytoma (grade III) at the age of 34. Kery will share with us her personal story and journey with “Teddy the Tumour” from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

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Event Details

  • Space is limited to 50 seats
  • There is no charge for this Symposium
  • Breakfast and light refreshments and beverages are available during breaks. 

You can forward any questions and recommend topics or speakers to:

Janic Gorayeb 
Health Information Specialist 
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755 ext 233

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