Accredited Online Event: Palliative Care for Patients with Renal Failure
Thursday, 20 April 2017 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Palliative Care for Patients with Renal Failure
This session will examine end-stage renal disease and palliative care for those afflicted. Topics will include pain management, disease complications, advance care planning and best practices.
- Highlight the need for integrating quality palliative care into the care for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD)
- Describe some of the barriers to providing renal palliative/supportive care
- Highlight opportunities to engage patients, care-givers and health professionals in renal palliative/supportive care
Presented by Dr. Sara Davison
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Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
About the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is the national voice for hospice palliative care in Canada. It is a bilingual, national charitable non-profit association whose mission is the pursuit of excellence in care for persons approaching death so that the burdens of suffering, loneliness and grief are lessened.