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Palliative Care in Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington: An Ontario Health Team Perspective - Online Series (Session 1)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Session 1: Wednesday, October 20: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST


Overview of Palliative Approach to Care & Update on Palliative Care in FLA

Presented by: 

Leonie Herx, MD, PhD, FCFP(PC), Associate Professor, Division Chair and Connell Chair, Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Queen's University

Justyna Nowak, MD, CCFP, Family Physician, Kingston, Ontario


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Identify evidence-based standards and frameworks for palliative care in Canada 

2. Discuss the new model of care for palliative care in the Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington Ontario Health Team


Identify Common Palliative Care Symptoms & Basic Approaches To Management, Including Care At The Very End Of Life – Tips & Palliative Pearls

Presented by: Dr. Julianne Bagg, MD, CCFP, Palliative Medicine Fellow, Queen's University


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Review practical approaches to assessment & management of common palliative care symptoms including pain, delirium, nausea and constipation 

2. Identify the symptoms and trajectory of imminently dying patients   


Discussion, Question & Answer

Moderated by: Justyna Nowak, MD, CCFP, Family Physician, Kingston, Ontario


Julia Kostyukov
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