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2017 Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference
April 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration is now open for the 17th Annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference that will be held on April 24, 2017 at the Grey Eagles Resort Event Centre.
The theme for the 2017 Mary O’Connor Conference is Palliative Care: Deepening the Human Experience
Keynote speaker is Dr. Harvey Chochinov presenting Dignity, Personhood and New Opportunities in Palliative Care
Dr. Chochinov will introduce conference participants to research that implicates dignity towards the end of life. The connections between Healthcare Provider Empathy, Patient Experience, and Quality End of Life Care will be examined, and the notion of Healthcare Provider as witness will be introduced.
Concurrent sessions include presentations on:
The Serious Illness Conversation Guide – A New Tool in Your Advance Care Planning Tool Kit
Medical Assistance in Dying
Cardiac Palliative Care: Thinking Outside the Box
Walking with Grief: Love, Loss, and the Human Experience
The Model of Optimal Therapeutic Effectiveness
REGISTRATION LINK: http://www.cvent.com/d/kvqgzr