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Pediatric Palliative Care Community of Practice (in French)

Sessions will run from April 2024 to April 2025.

Come be part of the Pediatric Palliative Care Community of Practice, in collaboration with Le Phare, Enfants et Familles! This community of practice will allow you to network and learn from experts across French-speaking Canada who share your interest in the integrated approach to pediatric palliative care.

This COP is ideal for health care professionals in pediatric palliative care working in an interdisciplinary approach: physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, spiritual care providers, and other professionals with a particular interest in pediatric palliative care.

Members of this COP will have the opportunity to gather every two months with a panel of experts in the field to participate in case discussions and explore current topics in pediatric palliative care such as symptom management, pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to pain, and psychosocial and spiritual support, among others.

This Group Learning Activity is accredited through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for a maximum of 6 hours.

Upcoming sessions include:

    • Trajectory of children in pediatric palliative care: an interprofessional perspective: session was held on April 17, 2024
    • Grief follow-up; guidelines for support practices for grieving parents and siblings: June 12, 2024, from 12–1 p.m. ET.
    • Pediatric end-of-life care: September 11, 2024, from 12–1 p.m. ET.
    • Ethical decision-making in adolescence; when the wishes of the adolescent and parent diverge: November 20, 2024, from 12–1 p.m. ET.
    • Essential conversations in pediatric palliative care: February 12, 2025, from 12–1 p.m. ET.
    • Key nursing skills in pediatric palliative care. From novice to expert!: April 16, 2025, from 12–1 p.m. ET.
      • Presenters: Ariane Parent-Lemay and Nancy Paquet 
      • Zoom Link

Interested in becoming a part of this COP? Follow the instructions below:

    1. Click here to visit Pallium Central and login or create an account
    2. Select ECHO CdP soins palliatifs pédiatriques
    3. Type in the enrollment key: Pédiatriques