3 day conference

Intended for:

physicians with an interest in palliative care

Accreditation: up to Up to 10.75 Mainpro M1 | up to 10.75 MOC Section 1 credits

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Format: plenary sessions and workshops

Date: June 13-15, 2013

Location: The Marriott Pinnacle Downtown hotel in Vancouver

Topics covered:

The 2013 conference will focus on the care of the older adult with multiple comorbidities.

  • rational prescribing for older adults with multiple comorbidities
  • management of wounds
  • communication with families in difficult situations
  • new fentanyl formulations
  • opioid metabolism genetics in the selection of opioids
  • opioid intrathecal pumps
  • new minimally invasive palliative procedures
  • methadone 101 and difficult cases
  • discussion on the intersection of palliative care, addiction and chronic pain
  • BC experience with a CPD program in palliative care
  • Society discussion on the erosion of palliative care education

Learning objectives:

Associated conference events:

Special Interest Session (optional)

Affiliated with:

UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) – email or call 604-875-5101 for more info