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2020 Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium

Join us for the CTTC 2020 Patient, Family & and Caregiver Symposium
June 22, 2020 • 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Delta Hotels Quebec

690 Boul René Lévesque Est
Québec City, Quebec G1R 5A8 Canada



Cell Therapy Transplant Canada (CTTC) will be hosting a two events for stem cell transplant patients, family members and caregivers as part of the 2020 Annual Conference.These sessions are Free to attend.

The CTTC will be hosting a BMT/CT101B session on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 10:30am-4:00pm for all patients, caregivers, and family members. All stem cell transplant patients, their family members, and caregivers are invited to attend this educational session. Tickets are available for this session during registration.

The Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 4:30pm-7:00pm will provide a forum for stem cell transplant patients, their family members, caregivers and medical practitioners to interact, ask questions, network and receive information. This year's theme is "Care is a Family Affair" and is focused on mental health.

If you are unable to attend in person, the Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium will be live webcast. Further information available soon.

Registration


To register for the Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium and BMT/CT101B only, please click on the 'Register Now' button below.

To register for the Annual Conference, including the Symposium and BMT/CT101B session, click here. Full registration rates available on the registration page.



Not a CTTC Member? Click here to register for a Patient/Family/Caregiver Membership

 

Program


Pre-Conference Day - Monday, June 22, 2020

10:30am - 4:00pm

BMT/CT 101B: Patients, Families, Caregivers*

Chairs: Lindsay Thompson, Peter Malone

Opening Remarks: Lindsay Thompson, Peter Malone

Vision for The Future: Update on Treatment Options – Guy Cantin MD

Update on Treatment Options for GvHD - Genevieve Gallagher, MD

Access to New Medications Used in the Treatment of GvHD – Nikki Blosser,BSc. Pharm, ACPR  

Closing Remarks: Lindsay Thompson, Peter Malone

 4:00pm-4:30pm Health Break
 4:30pm-7:00pm

Patient, Family and Caregiver Symposium*

Chairs: Lindsay Thompson, Peter Malone

Recycling Tools in the Toolbox - Leeza Friedman-Prokopishyn, MSW, RCSW   

The focus of this workshop will be to provide coping skills for patients and caregivers. We will provide opportunities for learning and practicing skills from Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, including Mindfulness, to improve wellness and resiliency.  Our goal is to present you with practical tools, which you can begin to use today. 

 7:00pm onwards Patient, Caregiver and Family Members Dinner

 

*simultaneous French-English translations services available

For more information on the program and the 2020 Annual Conference, please click here.

Patient, Family and Caregiver Travel Bursaries


The CTTC is pleased to provide travel bursaries of up to $500 CAD per attendee or hotel accommodation for a maximum of two nights, to CTTC patients, family members and caregivers members to assist with expenses to attend the 2020 Patient and Caregiver Symposium and Annual Conference. Travel bursaries are available on a first come, first served basis.

To submit an application to receive a travel bursary or hotel accommodation coverage, please click here.


*Please note, travel bursaries are restricted to CTTC Patient/Family/Caregivers members, only. To register for a Patient/Family/Caregiver Membership,
 please click here



 

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