CPCNA works to provide webinars on a variety to topics to meet the diverse needs of Membership. If you have a topic or specific presenter idea, please let us know.
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details of upcoming webinar events and to find registration information.
listing and links to past webinars which are accessible only to Members (scroll down the page).
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CPCNA May Webinar 2022
We are pleased to announce that our presenter for May 2022 will be Dr. Pamela Kryskow MD CFPC. This event is free for CPCNA Members, and available for a nominal fee to non-Members. Details below.
On Tuesday May 17th, 2022 from 1400 to 1500 (EST), Dr. Kryskow will be presenting:
"Providing Psilocybin Mushroom Group Therapy& Support in a Community of Practice
for Patients at End of Life. The health care and patient experience."
Dr. Kryskow will present the "My Community Thrives" program that delivers the Psilocybin mushroom
(Version: June 2021) group therapy. She will cover the team (MDs, RNs, therapists, somatic therapists), how it was developed, and the skills of the team. She will also share the patient guidance in the development, the therapy delivered and the outcomes. The process of applying for and receiving the section 56 exemptions will also be discussed.
Dr. Pamela Kryskow
Dr. Pamela Kryskow is a medical doctor with a strong interest in psychedelic medicine, mental health and chronic pain. She is the medical lead on the My Community Thrives team that provides psilocybin therapy for patients with end of life anxiety who have section 56 exemptions from the Health Minister. Founding board members of the Canadian Psychedelic Association. She is part of an expert team working to give Canadians access to psilocybin at end of life. Dr. Kryskow is actively involved in research related to psilocybin, MDMA, ketamine, mental wellness and neurogenesis.
June 2022 Webinar
On Tuesday, June 7, 2022 from 1400-1500 EST, CPCNA is presenting Dr. Barbara Pesut
Building the bottom-up approach to palliative care: A public health / compassionate community intervention
Participants in this session will learn the following: (1) What it means to take a public-health, compassionate community approach to care and how it fits with a palliative approach to care. (2) Barriers and facilitators to realizing a public-health, compassionate community approach to care in Canada. (3) Evidence on the development and evaluation of a volunteer intervention called Nav-CARE designed to enhance a compassionate community approach to care. (4) Reflections on how to further integrate the role of the volunteer into palliative care in Canada.
Barbara Pesut PhD RN
Barbara Pesut PhD, RN, Professor School of Nursing, Principal Research Chair in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, University of British Columbia Okanagan. Barb’s 40-year career in nursing has included roles in practice, education, and research. Her interest in palliative care began early in her career when she was working as a nurse in pediatric oncology and critical care units. Her current research interests focus on finding practical ways to build capacity in a compassionate community approach to care.
(Free for Members Only).
Will be available for a minimum of 90 days after thier original date.
Select webinars are recorded and Members of CPCNA are able to view past webinars at their convenience if they were unable to attend the live session. These posted recordings are not to be shared broader, and are provided for the individual viewing of Members only.
Free select webinars available at your convenience are an excellent benefit of your CPCNA membership. Current past webinars available for viewing are:
"Providing Psilocybin Mushroom Group Therapy& Support in a Community of Practice for Patients at End of Life. The health care and patient experience." presented by Dr. Pamela Kryskow MD CFPC (My Community Thrives" program)
"The role of nurses in equity-oriented palliative care"- presented by Dan Grover, RN, BN, BSc (Calgary Urban Project Society) and Kelli Stajduhar, RN, PhD, FCAHS, FCAN (University of Victoria)
Questions and Answers with Stephen Jenkinson: Practicing in Impractical Times- presented by Stephen Jenkinson MTS MSW, Creator and principal instructor of the Orphan Wisdom School
"Inter-Professional Teamwork…an experiential skill"- presented by Maryse Bouvette BScN, MEd, CON(C), CHPCN(C) , Advanced Practice Nurse in Palliative Care,
"A 'Wholistic' Approach to Malignant Wound Management" presented by Tamara Wells RN MN, IIWCC, CHPCN(C), CLT, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
"Grieving During Difficult Times: Yours, Mine and Ours in 2022" presented by Serena Lewis MSW,, Health and Social Wellness Consultant
"Serious Illness in Pediatrics – a palliative approach to care" presented by Camara van Breemen RN MN, CHPCN(C), Nurse Practitioner (F), Canuck Place, Vancouver BC
"Safety at the Bedside: a practical exploration pf providing trauma-informed palliative care to patients and their families" presented by Arthur Loik, M.A., CCC, RP, psycho-spiritual clinician for McNally House Hospice
Click on the titles above to be directed to recordings of these previous events. Recorded webinars will be available for up to 90 days.