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September 2019

Patient Partner Orientation Session — Webinar

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! After signing up as a patient partner, everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a patient partner, as well as answer any questions you may have. Please register below if you can attend this session.

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On the Table with PIE

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Vancouver General Hospital, 899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9 Canada
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Patients in Education Society (PIE) invites community members to join this On the Table talk to spark engaged conversation around primary care in BC and the new provincial initiative for team-based practice. On the Table events are taking place across Vancouver on a variety of topics and are an initiative led by the Vancouver Foundation. PIE is a new non-profit society that links people and organizations who are keen to improve health care with students and faculty at UBC who…

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One-Day Supportive Cancer Care Workshop

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
New Westminster Public Library, 716 6th Avenue
New Westminster, BC V3M 2B3 Canada
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Have you or a loved one been touched by cancer? If so, please join InspireHealth's team of Medical Doctors and Nutrition experts for a free workshop on supportive cancer care. Practical and evidence-based sessions will cover topics including: Nutrition, Exercise, Stress Management, and Emotional Support. Learn empowering information and gain tools for your health and well-being.

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October 2019

Free

Inpatient Care for People with Serious Mental Illness: Current Issues

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SFU Harbour Centre (Fletcher Challenge Theatre, Room 1900), 515 West Hasting Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 Canada
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Following the BC Schizophrenia Society (BCSS)'s Annual General Meeting, there will be a free series of short presentations on current issues related to inpatient care for people with serious mental illness. The psychiatric inpatient experience can be very difficult both for patients and their families. These panel presentations aim to explore inpatient care from a variety of perspectives. Panel presentations: "Is There a Shortage of Psychiatric Beds?" – Alan Bates, MD, PhD (Provincial Practice Leader for Psychiatry at BC Cancer and President,…

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BC Schizophrenia Society: 2018/19 Annual General Meeting

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SFU Harbour Centre (Fletcher Challenge Theatre, Room 1900), 515 West Hasting Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 Canada
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BC Schizophrenia's Annual General Meeting will be followed by a panel presentation, Inpatient Care for People with Serious Mental Illness: Current Issues. Presentations will also be available online through webcasting. Please contact BCSS for more information at events@bcss.org or 604.270.7841. Annual General Meeting Agenda: Welcome and Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes from 2017/18 AGM on September 23, 2018 Approval of Audited Financial Statements Appointment of Auditor for 2019/20 Annual Report – Message from President Presentation of Board of Directors…

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Patient Partner Orientation Session — Webinar

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Patient Partner Orientation Session
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Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! After signing up as a patient partner, everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a patient partner, as well as answer any questions you may have. Please register below if you can attend this session. Register

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Northern PVN Teleconference

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Quarterly, our engagement leaders in the North invite patient partners for an update call. The next meeting is taking place on October 10, at noon, and you're invited to join us to learn from Cathy Almost and Cassy Mitchell about the PVN initiatives, training opportunities, open engagement and other activities going on in the Northern region.

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Patient Partner Orientation Session — Webinar

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Patient Partner Orientation Session
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Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! After signing up as a patient partner, everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a patient partner, as well as answer any questions you may have. Please register below if you can attend this session. Register

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November 2019

Free

Caring for Older Adults: Health, Wellness & Person-Centred Care

November 7 @ 7:00 am - November 8 @ 4:30 pm
Prince George Conference and Civic Centre, 808 Canada Games Way
Prince George, BC V2L 5T6 Canada
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Do you work in health care or health research, and want to learn more about the well-being of older adults? Are you an older adult interested in the future of your care, or a caregiver who’s unsure of what to expect? For answers to these questions, join the British Columbia Academic Health Science Network (BC AHSN) at #CFOA19! This symposium aims to shine a bright light on how we care for our elders. Topics covered include frailty, dementia, risk reduction…

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Patient Partner Orientation Session — Webinar

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Patient Partner Orientation Session
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Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! After signing up as a patient partner, everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a patient partner, as well as answer any questions you may have. Please register below if you can attend this session. Register

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