Kathleen has worked with BCCPC since 2015, leading projects related to clinician education and practice support. In partnership with palliative care clinicians and leads in the province, Kathleen successfully led the development of the BCCPC’s Palliative Care Competency Framework, Palliative Care Education Framework, and Symptom Management Guidelines. These resources have been widely used by our health system partners to advance palliative care for people with serious illness in BC.
In addition to her current role at BCCPC Kathleen is the Director of Education on the Board of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Nurses Group. Through this role, Kathleen has contributed to both the palliative nursing competencies and certification exam with the Canadian Nurses Association
Kathleen starts each day with a waterfront walk with her labradoodle and husband. Her favorite way to end the day is playing cards with her two teenagers while her dog eats chip crumbs under the table
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