CANADIAN COVID-19 PALLIATIVE REGISTRY
A Canadian COVID-19 Palliative Registry has been created by Canadian researchers.
CSPCP members and other health care professionals are encouraged to submit cases to this Registry, which is housed on the Canadian Virtual Hospice Web site: https://www.virtualhospice.ca/covidregistry/
PALLIATIVE CARE COVID-19 RESOURCES
Below is a concise selection of information from credible sources, regarding palliative care during a pandemic. Items will be added from time to time.
Please note that provincial/territorial, regional, local and institutional authorities are guiding clinical work and recommendations change frequently. Their regulations and recommendations supersede anything that the CSPCP or others might suggest.
For sharing with families: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): How to care for a person with COVID-19 at home – Advice for caregivers
Looking for a longer list? We suggest the new resource page from Canadian virtual hospice: http://www.virtualhospice.ca/covid19/
NEW May 25 – Example of a format to consider if you are planning to develop a resource for palliative care in long-term care: Read more
We also recommend upcoming and/or recorded webinars from Pallium Canada. CSPCP is co-hosting the summer webinar series, helping with topics and panelists!
Questions and Answers
Answers to frequently asked questions from CSPCP members.
UPDATED JULY 22
Your questions, comments and suggestions are welcome.
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NEW! The CMA has launched the “Wellness Connection”, which is free and available to ALL physicians and trainees. You do not have to be a CMA member to use these services. It includes:
- Virtual peer support sessions
- Featured group sessions facilitated by physicians and psychologists (e.g., psychological first aid, compassion rounds)
- Wellness Support Line : a confidential, fully bilingual, physician specific, 24/7 support line with counselling services for physicians, trainees and their families.
- More information: https://community.cma.ca/en/wellness-connection/p/frequently-asked-questions
Recorded presentations: Webinars co-hosted by CSPCP and Pallium
Clinical Protocols: What Real Cases Have Taught Us (August 27, 2020): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-Z49i2yHbY
Exploring Trauma Informed Palliative Care for Populations Experiencing Structural Vulnerability (August 14, 2020): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFB3QmV3NUA
Shortage of Palliative Care Medications during COVID-19 – Part 2 (July 29, 2020): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIShme7fN6c
Trauma-Informed Palliative Care (July 10, 2020): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIShme7fN6c
Recorded presentation: Palliative Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The recorded presentation describes the expected challenges of providing palliative care during the current COVID-19 pandemic. It also suggests an important approach to ensuring that all patients with palliative care needs are cared for at this time of crisis. Presenter: Dr. Amit Arya. The slides are also posted below.
Palliative Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar Slidesclick here
The presentation and slides are also posted on the public part of our web site if non-members wish to view. https://archive.cspcp.ca/recorded-webinar-palliative-care-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
Recorded Webinar: Life and Work in the Time of COVID-19
This webinar was jointly hosted by Canadian Virtual Hospice and the CSPCP. Drs. Leonie Herx and Anne Boyle are among the presenters and panelists. Click here, or copy this link into your browser: