Day at a Glance

We are happy to offer an agenda of amazing, innovative, and up-to-date sessions presented by expert speakers. Visit the FAQ page to learn more about accessing sessions.

To read more about speakers or access abstracts, click on "Enter Session" to enter a more detailed page. You can access speakers bios by click on their names or by visiting the Speakers tab in the above navigation bar. 

All sessions will be available after the conference is over in a recorded video session. We will be sending out communication on how to access the sessions soon after the last day of the conference for registrants to access the recordings behind a registrant-only area on the website.

All times are in Mountain Time (MT). The timing of this program is made to accommodate speakers and registrants from all time zones across Canada as best as possible.

0800-0815

Welcome | Opening Prayer

Welcome | Opening Prayer

Plenary Speaker

The First Peoples of Canada: How Heath Equity Can Be Improved By Understanding Our History

0925-1025

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Session Block A (including Q&A)

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Back to Basics

The Web of Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) Resources Online: Tips To Help Navigate a Trusted Resource for Alberta Health Care Providers, Patients, and Their Families

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Psychosocial / Spiritual & Wellness

Living with Advanced Colorectal Cancer: Exploring Informal Caregivers' Experiences with Bereavement and Patient Care at End of Life (An Interim Analysis)

Transitions in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Patient and Caregiver Experiences

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Back to Basics

Care of the Imminently Dying Pathway: Updates & Opportunities

Many a Slip 'Twixt Script & Lips: Exploring Why Patients Do Not Take Medications as Prescribed and Considering Potential Solutions

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Paula Brindley Workshop

Caregiver-Centered Care: How can Healthcare Providers Support Family Caregivers?

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Back to Basics

Pain & Delirium: A Practical Approach to Assessment & Management in Palliative Patients

1025-1035

Break & Online Poster Viewing

1035-1135

Concurrent Session Block B (including Q&A)

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Challenging clinical care needs for palliative and end of life patients and their families

Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia at the End of Life: An Integrated Palliative Care Approach

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Emerging Issues & Trends: Innovations and research in palliative & end of life care

Providing Psychosocial-Spiritual Care for Hospitalized Patients During COVID-19

Managing a Palliative Care Program Framework during a Pandemic

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Back to Basics

On Providing Culturally Safe and Trauma-Informed Care

My Favorite Stories of Health Care Assistants in Action and their Valuable Role in Integrating a Palliative Approach

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Psychosocial / Spiritual & Wellness

Building Capacity In Childhood and Youth Bereavement Supports - A Grass Roots Approach

Cancer-Related Bereavement Services: The Healing Hearts Group

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Challenging clinical care needs for palliative and end of life patients and their families

The Park Place Journey Operationalizing a Palliative Approach in Residential Care

Findings from a Scoping Research Literature Review to Identify Contemporary Evidence on the Incidence, Causes, and Impacts of End-of-life Intra-Family Conflict

1135-1140

Break

Health Break

Poster Awards

General & Student Categories

Closing Speaker

The Crescendo Effect: Exploring Key Insights of Professional Musicians and Offering a Unique and Engaging Way to Incorporate These Insights Into Our Daily Lives, Gaining Helpful Benefits as a Result.

Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

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Covenant Health

Phone: 780-735-9637 or 780-735-7493

Email: Palliative.Institute@covenanthealth.ca

 

For more information about the Palliative Institute and our conference please visit www.covenanthealth.ca/innovations/palliative-institute

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