BCHPCA Conference 2017 Program

Friday, May 26, 2017

PL Care For Our Care Partners
Michelle O’Rourke, Integrated Care program Coordinator, Chatham-Kent Hospice, ON
PL A Palliative Approach to Care: What does that really mean?
Della Roberts, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Island Health
1A Earlier, More, Better Communication: An Introduction to the Serious Illness Conversation Guide,
Elizabeth Beddard-Huber, Project Manager, Serous Illness Conversation Guide, BC-CPC
1B SOARING with Hospice Societies for Compassionate Care,
Terry Webber, Co-Lead and Community Liaison, Seed Grant initiative, BC-CPC
1C Session Cancelled
1D Dying in the Dark: Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Dementia,
Maureen Shaw, RN. MN (retired).
PL What Matters Most: Building Capacity for Person-Centered Care,
Dr. Doris Barwich, Associate Professor, UBC and Executive Director, BC-CPC
2A The Incredible Role of Family and Friend Caregivers,
Barb Maclean, Executive Director, Family Caregivers of BC
2B “A Day to Remember:” Promoting Grief and Loss Awareness in High School,
Pam Pastirik, Senior Teaching Assistant, University of New Brunswick Susan Steels, Social Worker, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, ON.
FUNDRAISING: IT’s Not About the Money, Parts 1 and 2,
David Love, Principal, LoveFundraising, Vancouver, BC
3A Generations Together: A Powerful Connection to Better Health,
Sharon MacKenzie, Med, Executive Director, i2i Intergenerational Society
No presentation provided for posting.
3B Volunteer-Facilitated ACP Workshops for the Public,
Rachel Carter, Research manager, BC-CPC
3D What Happens at the End of “Endstage Renal Disease”?
Dr. Rachel Carson, Community Nephrologist, Nanaimo, BC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

PL Medically-Assisted Death and Voluntary Euthanasia: Unique Grieving Factors and Potential for Complicated Grief,
Dr. Erica Srinivasan, Assistant Professor (Psychology), University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse
4A Home is Where the Care Is: Supporting End of Life in Long Term Care,
Kathy Nduwayo, Site Leader/Director of Care, Cartier House, Coquitlam, BC
Margaret Milner, President, BCHPCA and Health Care Consultant, Nelson, BC
4B Seeking Volunteer Voices to help Shape Ongoing Training of BC’s Hospice Volunteers,
Heather Maddox, MSN Candidate, Gonzaga University, WA
4C Certificate Program on End of Life: SFU Continuing Studies,
Margaret Easton, PhD Candidate, SFU Graduate Liberal Studies
Goals of Care in Serious Illness Conversations,
Elizabeth Beddard-Huber, Project Manager, Serous Illness Conversation Guide, BC-CPC
Dr. Gillian Fyles, Physician Lead, Serious illness Conversation Implementation Committee, BC-CPC
5A Dying in Your Own Home: Key Elements for Consideration,
Catherine Andrews, Palliative Clinical Resource Nurse, Vancouver Coastal Health
5B Hospice Volunteer Navigators: An early, palliative, compassionate community approach to care,
Barb Pesut, Dr. Barb Pesut, PhD, Faculty, School of Nursing, UBC-Okanagan
No permission granted for posting materials.
5C So the new Society Act is in place…now what?
Bryan Millman, Associate Lawyer, Norton, Rose Fulbright, Canada LLP
PL Honouring the End of Life: Faith Traditions Share Their Stories,
Facilitated by Pastor Chris Yue, Saanichton Bible Fellowship, BC
PL Jim Speaks: A take Home Message from a Patient, Caregiver and Advocate,
Jim Mulcahy, Antigonish, NS (via Webcast).

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