BCHPCA Conference 2016 Program

Friday, May 27, 2016

It Takes a Compassionate Community: Palliative Care is Everyone’s Business
Dr. Kathryn Downer, National Director Pallium Canada


Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice
Anita Brikman, Senior VP, Office of Strategic Communications, NHPCO

Hospice Palliative Care in BC: Today and Tomorrow
Dr. Doris Barwich, Executive Director, BC Centre for Palliative Care


Saturday, May 28, 2016

An Update on Medical Assistance in Dying
Dr. Heidi Oetter, Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC


Breakout Session 1

1A: More, Better and Earlier, Advance Care Planning Across BC
Sue Grant, Communications Consultant, BC-ACP initiative, BC-CPC
Laura Spencer, ACP Lead, BC-CPC


1B: Building a Compassionate Community for Bereaved Families Through Music, Art and Play: The Camp Kerry Story
Dr. Heather Mohan, Executive Director, Camp Kerry Society, and guests


1C: Executive Director and Leadership Development
Erin O’Byrne, Knowledge Philanthropist, The Vantage Point


Breakout Session 2

2A: Advance Care Planning in the Comox Valley
Barb Colwell, Joyce Kuhn, Barb Warren, Volunteers, Comox Valley Hospice Society


2B: L3 – Let’s Live a Little: Development of a Young Adult Community
Dr. Karen Cook, and guests

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2C: The Power of Story: Making Hospice Connections Through Life Stories
David Kennedy, Counselor, Hospice Peterborough


Breakout Session 3

3A: Mission Impossible? Advance Care Planning is normalized, understood and desired.
Dr. Joelle Bradley, Hospitalist, Royal Columbian Hospital
Leslie Rodgers, Shared Care Lead, Fraser-Northwest, Division of Family Practice

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3B: NCARE: An Upstream Partnership between Volunteers and Older Adults Living with Advanced Chronic Illness
Dr. Barb Pesut, Faculty Member, School of Nursing, UBC-Okanagan

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3C: Registering and Maintaining Charitable Status
Bryan Millman, Associate, Charities and Tax Exempt Organizations, Bull Housser & Tupper, LLP


Breakout Session 4

4A: Supporting Family Caregivers Using an Innovative Decision Guide
Dr. Carole Robinson, Professor, School of Nursing, UBC-Okanagan


4B: The Nancy Chan Palliative Care Ambulatory Clinic
Tammy Dyson, Social Worker, Home Hospice Team Vancouver BC
Mavis Friesen, Project Manager, Strategy Deployment Team at VCH
Sharon Salomons, Spiritual Care Practitioner, Home Hospice
Dr. Tim Sakaluk, Medical Director, Home Hospice, VCH
Ingrid See, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Home Hospice Team Vancouver


4C: Seed Grants
Dr. Eman Hassan, Co-Lead, Compassionate Communities Initiative and Seed Grant Programs, BC-CPC
Terry Webber, Community Liaison, Seed Grant Program and Co-Lead Compassionate Communities Initiative, BC-CPC


Breakout Session 5

5A: Goals of Care and Shared Decision Making: What does your Health Care Provider need to know?
Dr. Doris Barwich, Executive Director, BC-CPC
Judy Nichol, Regional Practice Leader, Interior Health, Professional Practice Office

5B: Dying with Your Boots On
Dr. Susan Burgess, Palliative Care Physician, DTES


5C: Introduction to Logic Models
Terry Webber, Community Liason, Seed Grant Program and Co-Lead Compassionate Communities Initiave, BC-CPC


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