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When we discuss palliative care: are we all talking about the same thing?  

When we discuss palliative care: are we all talking about the same thing?  

As health care professionals, hospice organizations, volunteers, policy makers, individuals, we all think we know what we’re talking about when we discuss palliative care. But do we? When we dig ...
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iCAN – ACP project concludes

iCAN – ACP project concludes

The national iCAN-ACP study was developed to test ways to improve advance care planning (ACP) conversations between patients, families and health professionals. The aim was to narrow the gap between ...
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BCCPC is the provincial hub partner for national ECHO project

BCCPC is the provincial hub partner for national ECHO project

Helping BC health care providers build capacity to provide a palliative approach to care In partnership with Pallium Canada, BC Centre for Palliative Care becomes the provincial hub in BC ...
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Pediatric Palliative Care Nursing Competencies 

Pediatric Palliative Care Nursing Competencies 

Pediatric health care providers will tell you: children are not just little adults. Even so, clinical competencies for treating children and youth are sometimes simply transposed from adult-focused protocols. And ...
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Now available! Web-based ACP information for South Asian and Chinese communities

Now available! Web-based ACP information for South Asian and Chinese communities

The Advance Care Planning (ACP) information and resources on our website have been tailored to BC's Chinese and South Asian communities and are now available in English, Punjabi, Traditional Chinese ...
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Survey on Advance Care Planning in Primary Care

Are you a Primary Care Provider and interested in Advance Care Planning (ACP)?  Are you having ACP discussions with your patients or would you like to have them?  We would ...
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Breaking news: Canadian Palliative Care Nursing Association launches in January 2021

Breaking news: Canadian Palliative Care Nursing Association launches in January 2021

Palliative care nursing in Canada has a new champion. Launching this month, the newly formed Canadian Palliative Care Nursing Association (CPCNA) is dedicated to improving palliative care across Canada through ...
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Health Care Assistants and Leaders: Tools for thriving in COVID-19

Health Care Assistants and Leaders: Tools for thriving in COVID-19

With the highest number of COVID cases occurring in long-term care facilities and among seniors in general, Health Care Assistants (HCAs), along with their leaders and educators are some of ...
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