Next Meeting of Vancouver PSA
Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Presentation Topic: Palliative Care–Understanding the Resources in Your Community
Speakers: Ingrid See*, Palliative Care Practitioner, Nancy Chan Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health
Dr. Catherine Courteau, Palliative Care Physician, Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health
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*Ingrid has a background in home care nursing and has worked extensively as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care for many years in the community, acute, and residential care settings. Her role is to help mentor staff and improve clinical knowledge and standards of practice in palliative care, as well as providing clinical consultation while working with multi-disciplinary teams. Ingrid is also a diversity trainer and has a keen interest in developing education materials specifically focused around cultural competency and end of life care. She is the clinical lead for the Nancy Chan Palliative Care Ambulatory Clinic.
Catherine Courteau trained in family medicine at McGill and palliative care medicine at UBC. She has a long-term interest in narrative medicine and its applications in palliative care. She is now involved with the Callanish Society, (https://www.callanish.org) including participation in their writing series for cancer patients and co-leading a new writing group for palliative care and oncology health care workers. Using narrative medicine, she wishes to promote deeper reflection – both at the personal and systemic level. Her other research interests include early integration of palliative care.
Time: Feb 4, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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