Palliative Spring & Fall Education Evenings

Please visit our repository of downloadable conference presentation materials

Sponsored jointly by the :

  • Physicians Palliative Education Funds
  • WW Interdisciplinary Palliative Education Funds

March 8, 2018

5:30-9:00 pm
Bingemans Conference Centre – 425 Bingemans Centre Dr. Kitchener N2B 3X7
Cost: $20

  • Keynote Address:  Navigating Challenging Conversations – Dr. Jeff Myers, MD, MSEd, CCFP(PC)
  • Pediatric Palliative Clinical Workshop: Paediatric Palliative Care: You can care for these patients; Project ECHO can help! – Dr. Adam Rapoport, MD, FRCP(C), MHSc
  • Adult Palliative Clinical Workshop:  Approach to Advanced Heart Failure at End of Life – Dr. Leah Steinberg, MD, MA, CFC
  • Adult General Workshop: Navigating Challenging Conversations: Practical Applications – Dr. Jeff Myers, MD, MSEd, CCFP(PC)
For all health care providers and hospice volunteers, working in palliative care!

November 22, 2017

5:30-9:00 pm
Bingemans Conference Centre

  • Cannabinoid therapies: What’s all the buzz about? – Dr. Vincent Maida
  • Grief Matters – Rachelle McGuire, MA CT

March 23, 2017

  • The Problem with Polysemy –  Dr. Joshua Shadd, McMaster
  • MAID and the Waterloo Wellington Response – Waterloo Wellington Regional MAID Working Group
  • Palliative Care for the LGBTQ Community –  Cait Glasson, SPECTRUM and Barb Jones, Hospice of Waterloo Region
  • Pediatric Palliative Care:  An Inpatient Oncology Perspective –  Paula MacDonald, McMaster

November 17, 2016

Late-Stage Dementia:  Providing Comfort, Compassion and Care – New Dimensions
Speaker:  Dr. Michael Gordon