(formerly Community Cancer Care Educational Conference)
On Thursday afternoon, an interactive workshop on compassion fatigue, burnout and resilience will be facilitated by Rebecca Brown, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Western Ontario. During this workshop, “Running on Empty: Caring for Self While Caring for those with Cancer” participants will learn to recognize and effectively respond to signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and burnout; and will practice personalized techniques to mitigate these, both in personal and professional contexts. Rebecca Brown is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and an Associate at TEND Academy with over a decade of experience delivering workshops and conferences on compassion fatigue and resilience throughout Canada and the US.
On Thursday evening, Paul Krismer will explain the science of positive psychology and will invite health care professionals to reflect on the association between healthy interpersonal relationships, positive working environments and team performance improvement during his keynote address “The Serious Business of Positive Emotions”. Paul Krismer is a certified executive coach with over 15 years of experience teaching the practical application of positive emotions as a means to achieving organizational and personal excellence.
The conference sessions on Friday morning will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of Melanoma. Sessions during the afternoon will include a mix of plenary presentations, breakout sessions and “short snappers” on a variety of topics of interest to a multidisciplinary audience.
As part of the Friday program, Dr. Brent Zanke, conference Guest Speaker, will offer a thought provoking presentation on the “Future of Personalized Medicine in Cancer Care”. Dr. Brent Zanke is a graduate of the Universities of Manitoba and Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada with specialty certification in internal medicine and medical oncology. He is founder and Chairman of ArcticDx, a Canadian molecular diagnostics company involved in developing genetic tests that predict future disease, drug toxicity and the efficacy of existing therapies for a variety of diseases.
The Provincial Cancer Care Conference enables Manitoba health care professionals in oncology to come together and participate in a high quality educational program designed to meet the diverse learning needs of this multidisciplinary professional group.
All health care providers with an interest in Oncology are welcome to attend!
Join this excellent educational event and network with colleagues from throughout the province and beyond!
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Manitoba Chapter for up to 11.75 Mainpro+ credits.
This program is designated an accredited learning activity by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba. Participants can claim a maximum of 10.75 CEU.
We thank Southern Health-Santé Sud – Portage Community Cancer Program for being this year’s conference co-host.
Our continuing partnership with the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation allows us to make this conference possible each year.
This program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Manitoba office for up to 11.00 Group Learning credits. It has been accredited for a maximum of 10.00 CEU by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba for pharmacists in Manitoba and Category "A" credits for Radiation Technologists in Manitoba.
Thursday afternoon Cancer is Different for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) Interactive Workshop will be facilitated by Canadian Task Force on AYA with Cancer members:
Friday morning focuses on Lung Cancer and its treatment. Friday afternoon will cover medical cannabis, practical health equity, specialisation targeted breakout sessions, and "short snappers" on topics of interest to a multidisciplinary audience. This annual provincial conference brings Oncology healthcare professionals together to participate in innovative learning and networking opportunities. We hope to see you there!
We thank the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for sponsoring this year's conference.
Dr. Brent Schacter
Introduction to AYA Cancer What's the Problem
Dr. Geoff Cuvelier
Medical Aspects of the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Experience
Dr. Anne Katz
Dr. Anne Kat
Five Pieces of Paper Activity
Dave's Lung Cancer Journey Video
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Dr. William Hunter
Overview of Lung Cancer
Dr. David Dawe
Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
Dr. Jullian Kim
The Role of Radiation in Modern Lung Cancer Treatment
Dr. Cornelius Woelk
Palliative Care in Advanced Lung Cancer Too Much Fluid Too Little Air
Dr. Craig Harlos
Genetic Testing and Targeted Therapies for Incurable Lung Cancer
Smoking Cessation in Oncology
Trauma History and its Impact on Cancer Treatment
It's Complicated Supporting Health Care Decision-Making in Oncology
Dr. David Dawe
Incorporating geriatric oncology principles in Manitoba
Dr. Matthew Seftel
When Cells Die Recognition and Management of Tumour Lysis Syndrome (TLS)
The Community Cancer Care 2016 Educational Conference in Brandon included presentations from a number of healthcare experts. The annual provincial conference enables healthcare professionals in oncology to come together and participate in innovative educational and networking opportunities designed to meet the diverse needs of this multidisciplinary professional group.
Below you will find links to pdfs of the educational material used in conference workshops and sessions.
Dr. Mike Harlos, Medical Director, Adult and Pediatric Palliative Care Program, WRHA
Sit Down, Lean In: The Importance Of Connection In Exploring Suffering
Dr. Kim Wiebe, Leader, Provincial MAID (Medical Assistance/Aid in Dying) Clinical Team
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)
Dennis Maione, Cancer survivor, storyteller, author and advocate of patient-centered care
Dr. Pamela Skrabek, Hematologist, CCMB
Know Your Nodes: Suspicion and Diagnosis of Lymphoma
Dr. Catherine Moltzan, Hematologist, CCMB
Lymphoma Treatment Modalities: The Big Picture
Dr. Roopesh Kansara, Hematologist, CCMB
The "CHOPS" and "Bends" of Lymphoma: Breakdown of Lymphoma and the Current Therapeutic Approaches
Dr. Kristjan Paulson, Hematologist, CCMB
The 5 W's of Autologous Stem Cell Transplant in Lymphoma
Dr. Naseer Ahmed, Radiation Oncologist, CCMB
Is There a Role of Radiation in the Management of Lymphomas?
Elizabeth Payne, Supportive Care Coordinator, Community Oncology Program, CCMB
What About My Kids? Supporting Families When a Parent Has Cancer
Kristi Hofer, Senior Pharmacist, Operations - CCMB
Kristie Morydz, Nurse Practitioner, CCMB
Smoking Cessation in Oncology: It Takes a Team!
Jordana Jones, Oncology Nurse, WMCC
The A, B, Cs of Radiation Skin Toxicities
Carla Pensack, Clinical Pharmacist, CCMB
With A Little Help From My Friends: Supportive Care Medications in Lymphoma
Dr. Erika Moller, Family Physician in Oncology, WMCC
Old Doc, New Tricks? Things I am Doing Differently this Year in my FPO Practice
Barb Hues, Nurse Educator, CCMB
Volume & Vulnerability: The Explosive Impact of Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Kristie Hofer, Senior Pharmacist, Operations, CCMB
Pat Trozzo, Director of Pharmacy, CCMB
Let's Interact - A Discussion on Managing Drug Interactions in Oncology
Ian Scott, Psychosocial Oncology Clinician, CCMB
Death and Dying in Families: Supporting Bereaved Family Members
Grace Murray, Oncology Dietitian, WMCC
Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements in Cancer: Consensus or Notion Commotion
Dr. Ross Stimpson, Medical Lead, ColonCheck Manitoba
Colorectal Cancer Screening: To Scope or Not to Scope?
Dr. Joel Gingerich, Oncologist, CCMB
Checkpoint Inhibition: The New Cancer Treatment Revolution
The following videos are from the Community Cancer Care 2016 Educational Conference, co-hosted by the Brandon regional cancer hub.
Please be aware that some videos presented on this page are unlisted on YouTube. As a result, they are only available through the links provided on this web page.