HSN Grand Rounds - Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Continuing medicaL education
HSN Grand Rounds
The End: After a Patient Dies…
Presented by: Dr. Laura Piccinin and Dr. David Cameron
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. EST
By the end of the program, participants will be able to:
• Review the required steps for pronouncement and certification of death.
• Identify circumstances under which a coroner should be called.
• Review the role of the coroner and the death investigation system.
Program Description
The HSN Grand Rounds foster collaborative patient care
and exchange of ideas across all disciplines in health
care and medical education. This session will be an
interactive review of what to do when a patient dies,
how to complete a death certificate, and when to call
the coroner.
Face to Face:
HSN Level 2: Lecture Rooms A/B/C
OTN Videoconference:
NOSM at Laurentian University: MSE Room 215
NOSM at Lakehead University: ATAC Room 6022
Other OTN location (Please specify when registering)
Deadline to Register
Monday, February 2, 2015
Register NOW
Dr. David Cameron, MD, LL.B., CCFP, is the newly appointed
Regional Supervising Coroner for the North Region, Sudbury Office.
His responsibilities include overseeing the Coroner investigations in
the region and optimizing collaboration with stakeholders. David
received his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1987
and his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2005 and was called
to the Ontario Bar in 2006. David has worked as a family physician
(including obstetrics and emergency) and hospitalist and as a lawyer
specializing in health and business law. Most recently he was the
Vice-President and Chief of Staff of the Brant Community Healthcare
Dr. Laura Piccinin, MD, CCFP, is an Investigating Coroner for the
Province of Ontario (Northeast Region), and an Emergency Physician
at Health Sciences North. She is also the Assistant Dean, Learner
Affairs at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and has a
particular interest in physician/medical learner wellness.
This program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family
Physicians of Canada and has been accredited for up to 1 Mainpro-M1
credit(s) as approved by the Continuing Education and Professional
Development Office at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined
by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of
Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Continuing Education
and Professional Development Office at the Northern Ontario School of
Medicine for up to 1 hour(s).
continuing education and
professional development
CEPD Office phone: 1-807-766-7464 | Website: nosm.ca/cepd