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Dalhousie University Health Law and Policy Seminar Series - Advance Requests for Medical Assistance in Dying: Ethical and Legal Considerations
12:10 - 1:30
Corporate Event

Jennifer Gibson
Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto

Light lunch set out by noon in the Faculty Lounge (Rm 312)

No registration required. No fee.
For more information contact: 902.494.6881

Series hosted by the Dalhousie Health Law Institute with support from the Schulich School of Law

For more information on this seminar series, see www.dal.ca/hli/seminar-series

 
 
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Youth Learning Series
10 - 12
Corporate Event
TransAlliance: Being Allies for Transgender Youth

The Youth Learning Series is a partnership of You're in Charge, IWK Youth Advisory Council, the IWK Learning Team and the Transition of Care Committee to provide education to health care providers on adolescent health issues with the goal of improving health care to youth.

To attend in person or online, RSV to jacklynn.pidduck@iwk.nshealth.ca

IWK Staff please register on Pulse

For more information, click here.

 
 
 
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Transition to Adult Health Care: Community of Practice
9 - 10:30
Corporate Event

Vision

To connect and engage Transition Champions to provide effective, sustainable and responsive care to patients and families related to the transition to adult care in keeping with the IWK Transition of Care Committee’s Guiding Principles & Values and the Children’s Health Care Canada Guidelines for the Transition of Care from Pediatric to Adult Health Care for Youth with Special Health Care Needs.

Purpose

  • To enhance transition of care practices by building capacity of IWK staff, youth and adult health care providers and community partnersto facilitate early, ongoing, and collaborative transitions to adult health care

  • To support the development of the IWK Transitions of Care Program by providing feedback and perspective to the IWK Transition of Care Committee.

  • To advocate for a responsive, individualized, and diverse transition process within care teams.

  • To integrate ongoing evaluation of the Transitions of Care Program and the Community of Practice.

Objectives

Education

  • Enhance clinical skills related to the transition to adult care

  • Provide feedback on tools and resources being developed for the transition to adult care

  • Increase understanding of the impact of transition on patients and families and the importance of grounding our work in the experience and expertise of patients and families

  • Gain greater awareness of how the social determinants of health affect transition

  • Increase knowledge of adolescent health and development and the influence on transition

Collaboration

  • Provide opportunities to collaborate with IWK colleagues, youth & adult health care providers and community partners to enhance practice

Implementation

  • Provide opportunities and learning to strategize and operationalize Transition to Adult Care processes in your setting

  • Develop a plan to engage youth, families, and healthcare providers in the Transition to Adult Care

Membership

We welcome health care providers and community partners who are involved in the transition to adult health care from across the Atlantic provinces to join us as we look to enhance our practice and improve the transition for patients and families.

At this time, the Transition to Adult Health Care Community of Practice will look to meet approximately every six weeks at the IWK Health Centre.  For more information about the Community of Practice, please contact Jackie Pidduck, Transition Coordinator, Children’s Health Program, IWK Health Centre at 902-470-3772 or jacklynn.pidduck@iwk.nshealth.ca.

If you are interested in attending but cannot make our first meeting, please let me know.  Thanks, Jackie

 

 
 
 
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Dalhousie University Health Law and Policy Seminar Series - Advance Requests for Medical Assistance in Dying: Ethical and Legal Considerations
12:10 - 1:30
Corporate Event

Jennifer GibsonJoint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto

Light lunch set out by noon in the Faculty Lounge (Rm 312)

No registration required. No fee. For more information contact: 902.494.6881 Series hosted by the Dalhousie Health Law Institute with support from the Schulich School of Law

For more information on this seminar series, see www.dal.ca/hli/seminar-series

 
 
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10 - 12
Corporate Event
Youth Learning Series
10 - 12
Corporate Event
TransAlliance: Being Allies for Transgender Youth

The Youth Learning Series is a partnership of You're in Charge, IWK Youth Advisory Council, the IWK Learning Team and the Transition of Care Committee to provide education to health care providers on adolescent health issues with the goal of improving health care to youth.

To attend in person or online, RSV to jacklynn.pidduck@iwk.nshealth.ca

IWK Staff please register on Pulse

For more information, click here.

 
 
 
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Transition to Adult Health Care: Community of Practice
9 - 10:30
Corporate Event

Vision

To connect and engage Transition Champions to provide effective, sustainable and responsive care to patients and families related to the transition to adult care in keeping with the IWK Transition of Care Committee’s Guiding Principles & Values and the Children’s Health Care Canada Guidelines for the Transition of Care from Pediatric to Adult Health Care for Youth with Special Health Care Needs.

Purpose

To enhance transition of care practices by building capacity of IWK staff, youth and adult health care providers and community partnersto facilitate early, ongoing, and collaborative transitions to adult health care

To support the development of the IWK Transitions of Care Program by providing feedback and perspective to the IWK Transition of Care Committee.

To advocate for a responsive, individualized, and diverse transition process within care teams.

To integrate ongoing evaluation of the Transitions of Care Program and the Community of Practice.

Objectives

Education

Enhance clinical skills related to the transition to adult care

Provide feedback on tools and resources being developed for the transition to adult care

Increase understanding of the impact of transition on patients and families and the importance of grounding our work in the experience and expertise of patients and families

Gain greater awareness of how the social determinants of health affect transition

Increase knowledge of adolescent health and development and the influence on transition

Collaboration

Provide opportunities to collaborate with IWK colleagues, youth & adult health care providers and community partners to enhance practice

Implementation

Provide opportunities and learning to strategize and operationalize Transition to Adult Care processes in your setting

Develop a plan to engage youth, families, and healthcare providers in the Transition to Adult Care

Membership

We welcome health care providers and community partners who are involved in the transition to adult health care from across the Atlantic provinces to join us as we look to enhance our practice and improve the transition for patients and families.

At this time, the Transition to Adult Health Care Community of Practice will look to meet approximately every six weeks at the IWK Health Centre.  For more information about the Community of Practice, please contact Jackie Pidduck, Transition Coordinator, Children’s Health Program, IWK Health Centre at 902-470-3772 or jacklynn.pidduck@iwk.nshealth.ca.

If you are interested in attending but cannot make our first meeting, please let me know.  Thanks, Jackie