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Thu, Mar 21


Bingemans Ballroom

Palliative Education Evening for Healthcare Providers

Helping Patients Face a Serious Illness: 7 Keys to Improve the Patient and Provider Experience. This event is for Healthcare Providers only.

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Palliative Education Evening for Healthcare Providers
Palliative Education Evening for Healthcare Providers

Time & Location

Mar 21, 2024, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT

Bingemans Ballroom, 425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener, ON N2B 3X7, Canada

About the event

Join Drs. Sammy Winemaker & Hsien Seow to learn 7 Keys to make it easier to talk about serious illness, dying, and death for healthcare providers. Drs. Winemaker and Seow are authors of the new book ‘Hope for the Best, Plan for the Rest’ and co-hosts of the podcast ‘The Waiting Room Revolution,’ which are designed to make a palliative care approach accessible to all patients and families. Based on researching and caring for thousands of patients, they will share 7 keys that can activate patients, families, and providers to have a better illness journey. They will discuss how providers can use the 7 keys to be more proactive and less crisis-driven, by working more upstream and patient-facing.

Please note there is a fee for this event. More information about pricing can be found at registration link. 

All registered attendees from Ontario West Region (from Waterloo to Windsor and Tobermory to Niagara Falls) will receive a FREE copy of the book Hope for the Best, Plan for the Rest.

Ontario Health West Region is sponsoring Palliative Care education for Patients and Family Caregivers who reside within the West region of Ontario Health. This strategy aims to increase public awareness and provide education around palliative care services. Funding is provided for all registrant fees for attendance.

This project has been made possible through a financial contribution from Health Canada. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.

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