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Metamorphosis 2021 Online Series - Session 3

When:
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where:
Description:

Session 3: How Can You Integrate Palliative Care into Your Practice? / Deprescribing in Primary Care (Geriatrics focus)

Date: Tuesday, April 20th; 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)   

How Can You Integrate Palliative Care into Your Practice?

Speaker: Valerie Cooper, MN, NP-Adult, CHPCN(C), Nurse Practitioner, Hospice Palliative Care Program, South East Local Health Integration Network

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify key elements of integrated palliative care
  2. Identify key strategies and collaborations in palliative care
  3. Define role of NP in integrated palliative care
  4. Describe past and future of palliative care and the impact on the quality of life of patients.

Deprescribing in Primary Care (Geriatrics focus)

Speaker: Leah Nemiroff, MSc, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Queen's University

Q & A Session (10 minutes)

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify medications and therapies for de-prescribing in geriatric patients
  2. Assess their patients for de-prescribing based on the best available evidence
Contact:
Katie Evans
kre1@queensu.ca
Cost:
n/a
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