Dec. 6: Palliative Care in the Age of Innovation and Change

November 8, 2017

The UBC Division of Palliative Care & BC Centre for Palliative Care present "Palliative Care in the Age of Innovation and Change."


When: Wednesday, Dec. 6 (8:30 am–4:30 pm)

Where: via videoconference at Island Health sites (see below)

No RSVP required; seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Topics include:

  • Psychedelic therapy
  • Existential suffering & hope
  • Medicinal cannabis in palliative care
  • Prescribing in the presence of concurrent substance use disorder
  • Palliative care service delivery models
  • Update on MAiD

Accredited by UBC Continuing Professional Development.

This event is free and available via videoconference at the following Island Health sites:

  • Campbell River Hospital Meeting Room 6
  • Comox Valley Hospital Meeting Room 7

  • Duncan (Cowichan District Hospital) IMP Library 055
  • Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Room 2050 

  • Nanaimo Home and Community Care Conference Room

  • Parksville Trillium Lodge Conference Room
  • Port Alberni (West Coast General Hospital) 2335A 

  • Saanich Peninsula Hospital Clinical Lecture 1350
  • Victoria General Hospital S263 Lecture Hall
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital Woodward Room, Begbie Hall

Coordinated by Island Health Research.