Montreal 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. Spaces are limited. Version française
 
When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
3801 University Street, Montréal, Québec H3A 2B4
Grandpré Communications Centre
 
The Symposium is bilingual - two presentations will be in French, and one in English. However, question periods will be conducted in both languages. 
 

Topics and Speakers include:

Understanding the importance of communication with patients and caregivers
Marianne Lee, neurosurgery social worker, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON
(In English)

Learning objectives:

  • To gain understanding of the patient/family needs re: information
  • To be more cognizant of our own challenges when communicating
  • To appreciate the art of being an empath
     
 
Gliomas: an update on diagnosis and treatment for the clinician
Dr. Roberto Diaz, Neurosurgeon, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, QC
(In English)
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the clinical presentation, imaging features, and natural history of gliomas
  • Understand how the new classification of gliomas impacts on treatment and prognosis
  • Develop an appreciation of the role of surgery and adjuvant therapy in glioma treatment
     

Intensive functional rehabilitation project on patients with high-grade glioma

Mélanie St-Gelais, physiotherapist and Insiyah Akbaraly, occupational therapist, Hôpital de réadaptation Villa Medica
(In French)
 
Learning Objectives: 
  • To understand the rehabilitation agreement between centers. 
  • To review the results of the project
     
 
Personal Story presented by Sophie Clerc : Sophie is a brain tumour survivor. She was treated for a meningioma in August 2015. She suffered from epileptic seizures in June 2016 and October 2016 and has had antiepileptic medications since October 2016.
(In French)
We encourage you to print and post the agenda for your colleagues. Thank you in advance.

Event Details

Register by Friday, May 19, 2017 - Space is limited to 76 seats.  
If you cannot attend, please let Maryse know at your earliest convenience.
There is no charge for this Symposium
Snacks and light refreshments and beverages are available during breaks.
 
If you have to cancel your attendance, please connect with Maryse Tremblay at mtremblay@braintumour.ca. Thank you.
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