3 Days in Palliative Care 2020

Schedule

Start 17 June, 2020 at 7 30 AM

End 19 June, 2020 at 8 30 AM

Location

680 Plains Road West

Burlington

Ontario

Canada

Royal Botanical Gardens

Contact Info

Natalie Park, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20763

E-Mail: parkna@mcmaster.ca

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TARGET AUDIENCE

Health Care Professionals (Physicians, Nurses, Spiritual Care Providers, Social Workers and other disciplines) who: 

  • Are providing a palliative approach to care within various settings: Primary Care, Long Term Care, Acute Care, Home Care, and Hospice. 
  • Have completed or plan to complete the Pallium LEAP (Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End-of-Life Care) prior to June.  

http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/palliativecare/leap.html

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


By attending this activity, participants will be able to: 

  • Manage complex physical, emotional, ethical and social issues, including pediatric to geriatric populations.
  • Develop enhanced collaborative practice skills and forge new inter-professional relationships.
  • Apply a palliative approach in end of life care for cancer and chronic end-stage illnesses, including cardiac, renal, respiratory and neurological conditions.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

Nadia R. Plach, MD, PhD, CCFP, FCFP 

CO-CHAIR 

Palliative Care Consultant 

Joseph Brant Hospital 

Associate Professor 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

 

Kathleen Willison, RN, MSc, CHPCN(C) 

CO-CHAIR 

Clinical Nurse Specialist 

Palliative Care 

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton 

Assistant Clinical Professor 

School of Nursing and Associate Member 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

 

Teri Crockford, RN, BScN, MS, CHPCN(c) 

Clinical Nurse Specialist 

Assistant Clinical Professor 

School of Nursing and Associate Member 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

 

Hun-Je Park, MD 

Palliative Care Consultant 

Joseph Brant Hospital 

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

 

Valerie Spironello, MSW, RSW 

Social Worker 

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 



Carol Sweeney, BA, BSW, RSW 

Social Worker 

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton 

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

 

Ann Vander Berg, MTS, RP 

Psycho-Spiritual Practitioner

Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre 

Hamilton Health Sciences 

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

 

Robert Vukovich, BScPhm, Pharm D, CGP 

Consultant Pharmacist 

Classic Care Pharmacy 

A Division of Centric Health, Burlington, ON 

 

Tracy MacKinnon, BA 

Education Program Associate 

Division of Palliative Care 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

 

Natalie Park 

CHSE Coordinator 

Continuing Health Sciences Education 

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON