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*Cancelled* 20th Annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$150

*The conference has been cancelled for May 2020. Full refunds will be processed as soon as possible.*

Questions? Contact Laura Stow at MOC@ahs.ca

 

The Tapestry of 20 Years: Weaving the Threads of Patient and Professional Experiences

Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference that will be held on Thursday May 7, 2020 at the Grey Eagle Resort Event Centre.

The theme for the 2020 Mary O’Connor Conference is The Tapestry of 20 Years: Weaving the Threads of Patient and Professional Experiences.

Keynote speakers are:

Jeremie Saunders presenting Dying With Laughter – A Patients Journey to Accepting Life & Death Through The Power of Laughter

Dr. Darcy Harris presenting Betwixt and Between: Navigating Grief in Living Losses

Jeremie Saunders is an award winning actor, producer and host of popular original Canadian Media, including film, television and podcasts. He lives with a genetic lung disease called Cystic Fibrosis.

Dr. Darcy Harris R.N., R.S.W., Ph.D. FT, is an Associate Professor and the Thanatology Coordinator at King’s University College in London, Canada, where she also maintains a private clinical practice specializing in issues related to change, loss, and transition.

Concurrent sessions include presentations by:

Jeremie Saunders – Feeling Seen & Heard: Cultivating Connection Through Meaningful Communication

Dr. Darcy Harris – Compassion Based Approaches to Difficult Work

Dan Grover & Paul Jensen – Exploring the Intersections of Palliative Approaches to Care and Harm Reduction

Dr. Charlie Chen – The Art and Science of GCD C-Level Care

Dr. Jessica Simon & Janet Vandale – Are we ready for Early Palliative Care?

Dr. Lyle Galloway & Rita Bozi – Consciousness Medicine: How evolving psychedelic therapies could change how our patients approach living and dying with terminal illness.

REGISTRATION LINK: https://event-wizard.com/events/2020MOC/

Questions? Contact Laura Stow at MOC@ahs.ca

Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$150
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Website:
https://event-wizard.com/2020MOC/0/register/

Organizer

20th Annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference Planning Committee
Email:
MOC@albertahealthservices.ca

Venue

Grey Eagles Resort & Casino
3777 Grey Eagle Drive
Calgary, Alberta T3E 3X8 Canada
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