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Annual Conference 2017

Call for Abstracts is now open!

SAVE THE DATE and join us for the Central West Palliative Care Network Annual Conference!

“Promoting Excellence in Palliative Care”

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Embassy Grand Convention Centre

8800 The Gore Rd, Brampton, ON L6P 0B1

Registration Fees

Regular Delegate Fee: $85 (+HST) Student Delegate Fee: $75 (+HST)

Delegate registration to open on September 12 2017.

The 2017 Call for Abstracts is now open! The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to Friday July 21 2017.

Click here for the Abstracts Submission Guidelines.

The Central West Palliative Care Network (CWPCN) is pleased to invite you to participate as a presenter at the upcoming conference. Selected presenters will receive a complimentary registration to the conference!

The conference participants include physicians, nurses, social workers, personal support workers, volunteers, and other members of the interdisciplinary care team, working in hospitals, long-term care and community settings. This year abstracts for workshops on topics relating to “Communication, Difficult Conversations and how-to Dialogue” will be highly preferable although a broad range of topics covering all aspects of hospice palliative care will also be considered, for example:

  • Pain Management
  • Chronic Diseases (i.e. Dementia)
  • Psychosocial and Spiritual Care
  • End-of-Life Care Decisions
  • Symptom Management
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Cultural Values and Practices at End of Life
  • Ethics
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans Gender
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • New or Innovative Practices
  • Other topics related to relieving suffering and improving quality of living and dying

Click here to submit your abstract online now!

Sponsorship and Exhibitorship Opportunities

Consider supporting the conference and participate in our exhibitor showcase. This is your opportunity to showcase your products and services to over 300 hospice palliative care service providers in our community.

Click here to obtain a sponsorship and exhibitorship opportunity application form.

Please return the completed form to Rita Khamis, CWPCN

For more information contact:

Rita Khamis, CWPCN, 905-796-4694 ext. 2, or toll-free 1-855-237-3839

rita.khamis@lhins.on.ca

Join us at the Embassy Grand Convention Centre, 8800 The Gore Road, Brampton, ON for another great conference this year. We hope to see you there.