Image by StockSnap from PixabayPalliative Care McGill offers a biennial, full-day workshop for all health professionals interested in enhancing their palliative and end-of-life care knowledge and skills.

Presentation topics are diverse and always relevant. Previous topics have included  family meetings; depression and its differential diagnoses; advanced pain management; anorexia, cachexia, asthenia; mouth care; radiotherapy in palliative care; ALS neuro palliative care; prognostic tools in palliative care; palliative care emergencies; delirium and palliative care; bereavement; palliative sedation; Bill 52; communication skills for end-of life clinician; medical cannabis; pain assessment in the patients unable to self-report; new guidelines for the use of methadone; and the use of methadone as a co-analgesic.

This workshop brings together professionals from diverse disciplines including family medicine, oncology, geriatrics, emergency medicine, anesthesia, and home care, and provides an excellent opportunity for networking and discussing the challenges and opportunities of this rewarding field.


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