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Palliative Care for Frontline Workers in Indigenous Communities (Thunder Bay)

August 21 @ 8:30 am - August 22 @ 4:30 pm

Workshop Information

This 15-hour course is introductory-level, providing an overview of key palliative care concepts, tools and resources.

When?

August 21 & 22, 2024

Where?

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Workshop venue and hotel information will be shared by email at a later date

Times?

8:30 am – 4:30 pm (both days)

Who?

The intended audience are front-line care providers working in Indigenous communities in Ontario, with registration priority being given to Home & Community Care staff who have not previously attended.

Learning Topics:

  • Understanding the Palliative Approach to Care
  • Working with Individuals & Families
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Pain & Other Symptoms
  • Last Days & Hours
  • Grief & Loss
  • Helping Relationships & Self-Care
  • Community Care Teams

Workshops will be facilitated by a team of registered nurses, social workers, and a local Elder or Knowledge Carrier.

All learning resources will be provided in hardcopy with additional resources shared by email.

Registration is required for everyone and will be confirmed by email once the registration deadline (August 9, 2024) has passed.

Learn more about our workshop by watching this VIDEO

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Details

Start:
August 21 @ 8:30 am
End:
August 22 @ 4:30 pm
Website:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkOOJNSCZKsej58njacJOCOmltGjll4kIlKS7PnjhClXLPXg/viewform

Organizer

CERAH
Email
cerah@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University respectfully acknowledges its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Indigenous people. Lakehead Thunder Bay is located on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses, and is committed to a relationship with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit based on the principles of mutual trust, respect, reciprocity, and collaboration in the spirit of reconciliation. As a Centre we are committed to working towards reconciliation and decolonizing our work and have committed as a staff to educating ourselves in these areas both personally and professionally.