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“Can’t we get this over with?” Caring for patients who request hastened death Many individuals with life-threatening illness... read more...
Posted: April 20, 2015
This guide for nurses provides key information relevant to the nursing care of patients with advanced (or end-stage) chronic... read more...
Posted: April 17, 2015
This certificate program will focus on the many aspects that inform palliative care within a hospice environment or within... read more...
Posted: April 17, 2015
Powerpoint by Dr Carrie Bourassa, Professor, First Nations University, is intended to accompany the video 'Completing the... read more...
Posted: April 16, 2015
In this video Aboriginal Elders and community members describe the diversity of protocol that First Nations follow when a... read more...
Posted: April 16, 2015
This video is meant for academics and other audiences who wish to understand the issue of "complex loss" among Aboriginal... read more...
Posted: April 16, 2015
This video conveys stories of bereaved youth and traditional responses from Aboriginal elders. We hope this video will help... read more...
Posted: April 16, 2015
Part 2: Love and Sorrow: Dealing with the Death of a Child with Special Needs read more...
Posted: April 12, 2015
Part 1: Love and Sorrow: Dealing with the Death of a Child with Special Needs read more...
Posted: April 12, 2015
Free online tool that helps families stay organized and connected when they are caring for a family member.   Families can... read more...
Posted: April 10, 2015
Published in Pain & Research Management, Volume 19, Number 6, November/December 2014. Available online free access. read more...
Posted: April 09, 2015
This guide was developed in response to a gap in health professional's skills in having difficult conversations with the... read more...
Posted: April 08, 2015
A guide to help hospices establish care for people with dementia, their families and carers. read more...
Posted: April 08, 2015
Information articles and suggested books/workbooks related to autistic children and teens living with illness, death, and... read more...
Posted: April 08, 2015
As I turn the corner from the elevator I come face to face with the corridor leading to the palliative care ward on the eight... read more...
Posted: April 08, 2015
Posted: April 04, 2015
This course will run Tuesday evenings from 6pm until 8: 30pm for six weeks and will be hosted at CERAH, Lakehead University. read more...
Posted: April 04, 2015
Please join the Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba as it hosts its 32nd annual spring research symposium over two days... read more...
Posted: April 04, 2015
This children's storybook uses verses and  illustrations tell the story of Little Owl, who loves her Grandfather Owl very... read more...
Posted: April 02, 2015
This is a book for children of all ages.  Using a series of poems, you meet a little boy named Davey McGravy living in the... read more...
Posted: April 02, 2015
This children's storybook explores the spiritual question of an afterlife — there is even the spatial alignment of a proverbial... read more...
Posted: April 02, 2015
This  children's storybook tells of an anxious young boy who climbs into his father’s arms seeking comfort on a cold sleepless... read more...
Posted: April 02, 2015
Federal Benefit available to family members and care providers to provide care to a loved one at home who is nearing the... read more...
Posted: April 01, 2015
This news article describes a new phone app designed for grieving youths. It helps them to create music as a way to express... read more...
Posted: April 01, 2015
A website dedicated to fostering effective communication, create community and facilitate care for lesbian, gay, bisexual... read more...
Posted: April 01, 2015
Through the CAPC National Seminar you’ll gain the insight and tools necessary to start and sustain a palliative care program... read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
The MASCC/ISOO 2015 Annual Meeting will spotlight excellent science and cutting edge research aimed at enhancing the lives... read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
Current Issues in Palliative Care is a CPD certified conference that will provide participants with comprehensive overviews... read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
The 5th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG 2015) is an international forum that provides the latest research... read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
"Palliative Care Beyond Cancer: The Journey Towards Inclusiveness" Kaleidoscope is an annual event, hosted by St. Francis... read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
Loss is a universal experience and a normal, natural, necessary life experience.   Each of us navigates loss in our own singular... read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
The CANO/ACIO Greater Toronto Chapter of Oncology Nurses (GTCON) is honoured to host the 27th Annual CANO/ACIO Conference... read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
Increase the importance of awareness of advance care planning and treatment therapies in palliative and end-of- life care. read more...
Posted: March 31, 2015
Calgary’s annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference offers the opportunity for health care providers from... read more...
Posted: March 29, 2015
The three sub-themes of the conference are Grief & Bereavement, Hospice Development and Alternative & Complementary Therapies. read more...
Posted: March 29, 2015
BCHPCA invites you to CONFERENCE | 2015 which brings professionals, volunteers and organizations together to discuss ACTIONS... read more...
Posted: March 29, 2015
Posted: March 29, 2015
"Palliative Care-2015" aims to gathering participants from all Leading Universities, Clinical Research Institutions, Doctors,... read more...
Posted: March 29, 2015
The 11th Annual Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference is taking place May 28-30 at the Westin Calgary. The... read more...
Posted: March 29, 2015
The Conference Organising Committee is proud to offer delegates the opportunity to attend the 2015 Conference focusing on... read more...
Posted: March 29, 2015
The liver is the second largest organ in the body. It is located in the right upper abdomen under the rib cage. The liver... read more...
Posted: March 26, 2015
This practice guideline includes tools which are organized according to the 3-step model of best practice proposed by the... read more...
Posted: March 25, 2015
There are no specific best practice guidelines on the use of oxygen at the end of life. The first distinction that must be... read more...
Posted: March 23, 2015
Posted: March 23, 2015
Prepared and presented by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority - Palliative Care Team members for a CHPCA webinar, 2012. read more...
Posted: March 19, 2015
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association issue paper on physician-assisted suicide. 2010 read more...
Posted: March 18, 2015
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians statement following the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on February 2015 lifting... read more...
Posted: March 18, 2015
Canadian Medical Association statement on the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on physician-assisted suicide in February 2015... read more...
Posted: March 18, 2015
Bill n° 52 : An Act respecting end-of-life care, legislation passed by the Quebec National Assembly on medically assisted... read more...
Posted: March 18, 2015
Ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada on physician-assisted suicide in February 2015. read more...
Posted: March 18, 2015
A commentary on palliative care and physician-assisted suicide written by  Virtual Hospice chair Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov... read more...
Posted: March 18, 2015
 
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