An Integrated Palliative Approach:
What Does It Look Like In Practice?

June 11-12, 2015

Best Western Glengarry

150 Willow Street

Truro, Nova Scotia

Conference Schedule

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Participants will have the option to choose between two streams:

A volunteer stream with sessions on:

  • The Role of the Volunteer in an Integrated Palliative Care Program
  • Working with families and Self Care
  • The Challenges and Opportunities of being a Hospice Palliative Care Volunteer

A clinical/health professionals stream with sessions on:

  • Complex Pharmacological Pain Management
  • Dementia and the Palliative Approach
  • Advance Care Planning and the Role of the Health Professional

Plenary Sessions regarding:
  • Opportunities to Make the Connection, Build Capacity and Develop a Sustainable Integrated Palliative Care System
  • Medically Hastened Death: What Does it Mean for Me? And What Should I be Doing to Prepare Myself?
  • The Palliative Approach: Making it Happen