Connect and Learn Kidney Transplant Forum
An event for all post kidney transplant patients / caregivers / support persons
All University Health Network and St. Michael's patients welcome!
April 13, 2018. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Rm 240/241, 209 Victoria St., Toronto (map)
|9:30 - 10 a.m.||Registration and light refreshments|
|10 a.m.||Opening remarks
Galo Meliton, RN (MC); Dana Whitham, clinical leader/manager
|10:05 a.m.||What’s new in diabetes care?
Tess Montada-Atin, NP, CDE
|11 a.m.||Getting Involved and Giving Back
Galo Meliton, Maryjo Vradis, Helen Sklarz, Rosa Militano
|11:30 p.m.||Lunch / meet and mingle|
|12:15 p.m.||Patient panel: transplant through the years|
|1:15 p.m.||Research: it’s your choice
St. Michael’s Kidney Research Team
|2 p.m.||What shots do I need? Vaccination 101 for transplant recipients and caregivers
Sarah Mattock, RN; Galo Meliton, RN; Fernanda Shamy, RN
|2:30 p.m.||Wrap up and evaluation|
Presentation slides from Nov. 3 2017 forum
- Toolbox for managing chronic disease: coping strategies and practical skills – Sharon Lee and Suela Cela
- Commit to be Fit – Ian Barrett
- JVS Toronto Career and Education Services, Disability Services – Marley Bell-Blake and Demetra Nikolakakos
- Travel tips from your transplant nurses – Sarah Mattok