Join us on February 17, 2022 for a skill building session to learn all about team huddles and how to use them! Our panelists will get into the nitty-gritty of what a huddle is, its broad application and value, and lessons learned. There will be a breakout session where you can practice planning a huddle, so be prepared to engage with your colleagues!
- Learn about the concept of a huddle and its broad application.
- Practice planning a huddle.
- Relate your experience(s) with team-based care to others working in primary and community care teams across BC.
- Identify opportunities for strengthening team-based care at your local sites.
Sandra Bodenhamer is the Director of RISE Community Health Centre (CHC). She strives to stay true to the values of RISE (Resilient Integrative Socially just and Equitable) in life and in work. Sandra has a clinical background as a registered dietitian, with a special interest in evaluation and community engagement. Her first experience in community health was as a volunteer dietitian at a non-profit society in Belize in 2005. Between 2006-2013, she entered the world of CHCs as a primary care dietitian and a coordinator for health promotion programs at Vancouver Native Health Society. After pausing to complete her Masters of Public Health, she worked as the coordinator of Vancouver Coastal Health’s Healthiest Babies Possible program for pregnant and new parents from 2016-2019.
In 2019, Sandra couldn’t resist the opportunity to return to the non-profit sector to work with Collingwood Neighbourhood House to develop a new CHC in her community. Sandra has experienced tremendous learning since she first became involved in the planning stages, through to opening and early implementation of RISE Community Health Centre.
Her journey from a front-line clinical staff, to the Director of a new CHC, working in both the health authority and non-profits, and working with a variety of populations facing challenging life circumstances has given Sandra a unique and diverse perspective. She is a member of the BC Association of Community Health Centre’s Board of Directors, where she continues to advocate for holistic community care, funding sustainability supported by a concrete evaluation strategy, and to highlight the role of allied health providers in CHCs.
Sean has practiced rural medicine for the past 25 years. He is a student of quality improvement and systems thinking and has been fortunate to be involved in many projects and programs over the years. He is passionate about primary care and its critical role in equitable, integrated health service delivery.
Sean and his wife Nicole recently transitioned to part-time clinical practice and moved from Vanderhoof to Coldstream. They’re blessed to be healthy and active, and enjoy a multitude of recreational and outdoor activities. They miss their three kids who are off enjoying their secondary school experiences.
Dr. Markham is Executive Director of the Rural Coordination Centre of BC and a clinical professor in the UBC Department of Family Practice in the Faculty of Medicine. Prior to that, he served as Medical Director for UBC’s Rural Continuing Professional Development for six years. Dr. Markham has worked in rural family practice for over 20 years and currently lives in Valemount, where he practices full-service rural generalist family medicine in the Robson Valley. His diverse and productive medical career has taken him across the globe, including South Africa, the United Kingdom, Antarctica, Kenya, Haiti, and Zimbabwe. He is passionate about rural medicine in BC, where he helped establish the Northern Interior Rural Division of Family Practice as one of its founding directors and led its primary care network implementation.
Morgan Price (he/him) (MD, PhD, CCFP, FCFP) is thankful to usually be on the shared lands of the Lekwungen Peoples. He gets to work with the whole ISU team across many of the workstreams. He is the director of ISU, associate-head of the department of Family Practice (DoFP), an Associate Professor at UBC and affiliate faculty at UVic Division of Medical Sciences, Computer Science, and Health Information Science. He is a family physician and practices in a Community Health Centre where he provides team-based care to underserved populations in the inner-city in Victoria. His research is in health systems change and clinical information system design and adoption.
This webinar will be recorded and uploaded the team-based care resource page, along with other key materials shared from the session.
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Interested in learning more about the meaningful and active engagement of patients, family members and caregivers in health care decisions to improve the quality of care for all? Join us for an online four-part Patient Engagement Learning Series from 12:00 – 1:00 PM every second Wednesday of the month starting in February!
Webinar 2: Culturally Safe Patient Engagement – What Matters to Indigenous Patient Partners
Presenters: Cathy Almost & Tina Miller
To learn more about culturally safe and appropriate ways to engage Indigenous patient partners, join us for a webinar where we’ll interact with a resource tool kit that teaches culturally safe behaviours to help you and your organization. All the ideas being presented are wrapped around culturally safe principles that emerged from dialogues with our Indigenous patient partners who gave their voices to create the resource guide and pamphlet.
- Consider key factors for the culturally safe and appropriate facilitation of patient engagement.
- Apply specific actions to improve Indigenous relationship-building and support cultural safety in Indigenous patient engagement.
- Locate and understand how to utilize our new resources on culturally safe engagement.
- Culturally Safe Engagement: What Matters to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) Patient Partners Companion Guide
- Culturally Safe Engagement: What Matters to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) Patient Partners Pamphlet
Register and learn more about the events on the Patient Voices Network’s website.