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Introducing the “Family Care Team Webinar Series!”

Family Care Teams

The “Family Care Teams Webinar Series” is a set of four one-hour webinars designed to support family care team members as they journey towards effective teamwork and seamless collaborative care.

  • Unlock the Power of Teamwork:
    Learn the fundamental principles of collaboration, team communication, and coordination that are essential for a successful Family Care Team.

  • Key Components of Effective Collaboration:
    Explore the crucial elements of building trust, defining roles, and establishing clear goals to ensure your team operates smoothly.

  • Learning from Real-Life Case Studies:
    Gain insights from real-world case studies that highlight the successes and challenges faced by care teams in various healthcare settings.

This series is perfect for health care professionals, including family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, pharmacists, other allied health professionals and Family Care Team staff who are eager to strengthen their collaborative care skills.

Webinar Recording Notice

These webinar sessions will be recorded for the purpose of future knowledge sharing. The recordings will be available to other FCT members who may not have been able to attend the live session.

By participating in this webinar, you acknowledge and agree to the following:

  • Recording: The webinar session, including audio and visual content, will be recorded.
  • Access: The recording will be accessible by authorized FCT members for educational and informational purposes.
  • Privacy: While we will take every precaution to respect your privacy, please be mindful of your own privacy and the privacy of others when participating in the webinar. Avoid sharing sensitive or confidential information.
  • Participation: If you do not wish to be recorded, you have the option to mute your microphone and disable your webcam during the webinar to maintain your anonymity.
  • Questions: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the recording, please feel free to contact us at pdmed@mun.ca before or after the session.
Family Care Teams: A Health Policy Framework for Newfoundland and Labrador

In this webinar you will explore some of the evidence supporting the collaborative care model of care delivery and review the recently published policy framework supporting Family Care Teams in Newfoundland and Labrador.

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe the vision for family care teams (FCTs) in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Outline the “Family Care Teams – A Health Policy Framework for Newfoundland and Labrador” policy framework
  • Explain what is needed for FCTs to be successful in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Update team members on the implementation of FCTs within NLHS
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm NST

Family Care Teams: Effective Teamwork - A Primer

This webinar will provide you with an introduction to elements of effective teamwork and a vision of what an effective FCT looks like in practice.

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Outline what effective teamwork in primary health care looks like in practice.
  • Evaluate real-world case studies and examples of successful collaborative care teams, identifying the strategies, structures, and practices that contributed to their effectiveness.
  • Recognize the traits and behaviors that define a highly effective collaborative healthcare team, including strong communication, shared decision-making, and inter-professional collaboration.
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm NST

Family Care Teams: Inter-Professional Collaboration

This webinar will provide team members with an understanding of the roles on an FCT and best practices for collaboration between these roles.

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of inter-professional collaboration in primary health care.
  • Summarize the typical roles of FCT members and how these roles can be negotiated so that teams optimize their scope of practice.
  • Explain the hub-and-spoke model of care delivery.
  • Discuss the importance of effective communication and outline some strategies for enhancing communication between team members.
  • Describe how to recognize and address common challenges and barriers to inter-professional collaboration in a primary health care setting.
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm NST

Family Care Teams: Governance and Integration

In this webinar you will explore the governance model supporting family care team operations in the province and how FCTs integrate with other elements of the health care system.

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Outline the fundamental components of the governance model that underpins the operations of family care teams (FCTs) within the province.
  • Examine how FCTs collaborate and interact with other elements of the healthcare system in NL.
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm NST