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Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference
April 4, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Registration is now open for the 19th Annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and End of Life Care Conference that will be held on Thursday April 4, 2019 at the Grey Eagle Resort Event Centre.
The theme for the 2019 Mary O’Connor Conference is Exploring Vulnerability: Becoming Authentically Response-able.
Keynote speaker is Frank Ostaseski presenting Living Fully: Inviting the Wisdom of Death Into Life
Frank Ostaseski is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Humanities Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is the author of, “The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully”. Frank will share the distilled, hard-won lessons synthesized from 30 years of being with dying.
Concurrent sessions include presentations by:
Dr. Hayden Rubensohn – Far Out Therapies: Psychedelics in Palliative Care
Dr. Nicola Macpherson – Tropical Lotions and Potions for Malignant Wounds and Neuropathic Pain
Heather Cobb and Tammy Troute-Wood – LGBTQ2S+ Basics: Creating Safer and More Welcoming Care
Sarah Kerr – The Healing Power of Ritual
Marie Webb and Joanne Lindsay – The Imposter Syndrome
REGISTRATION LINK: https://events.eply.com/MaryOConnor2019
Questions? Contact Laura Stow at Laura.Stow@ahs.ca