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Doing Death Better: Palliative Care Conference – Grande Prairie

May 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


The Grande Prairie Palliative Care Society is pleased to offer an amazing line-up of speakers for the 2nd Annual Palliative “Care” Conference on May 9, 2019.

The theme for this conference is Palliative Care Conversations: Doing Death Better!

Conference Objectives:

To provide a forum for both community members and health professionals to enhance their palliative care knowledge.

To heighten awareness of palliative care needs in our community.

To heighten awareness of compassionate values and moral decision making in palliative care which allows difficult conversations to evolve.

To strengthen community social networks, organizational cultures and linkages with local health services.

Please join us at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre to enhance your knowledge and explore current trends, issues and research.

Some of the topics covered will be:

Understanding spirituality at end of life,

Difference between sympathy, empathy and compassion in a clinical setting

Nav-CARE – what is it? How did Camrose implement this project? Who  could benefit?

What are the benefits of music therapy in a palliative setting? Come join a conversation on how to improve mental wellness during challenging times.

How has our neighboring province (BC) adopted Compassionate Communities? What new policies are being implemented in the palliative care field in BC?

Other questions you didn’t know you needed to ask.

There will be an interactive community showcase which will provide an opportunity to explore numerous agencies and organizations that support palliative care.

Lunch is provided with the registration fee.

Save 25% by registering before April 19, 2019.


Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society


Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre
11633 100 St
Grande Prairie, Alberta
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