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Special Rounds: Serious Illness Care Conversations with Dr. Rachelle Bernacki

Date

Monday, November 7, 2016 -
08:00 to 13:00

Location

In person at VGH and SPH; broadcasted to multiple sites

All staff are invited to attend two special rounds with Dr. Rachelle Bernacki, happening at Vancouver General Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital on Monday, November 7.

Dr. Rachelle Bernacki teaches at Harvard Medical School and is Associate Director of Ariadne Labs, a centre for health systems innovation. She will present findings from recent research about serious illness conversations and to explore more widespread use of the Serious Illness Conversation Guide as a tool to improve conversations between care givers and patients or their substitute decision makers.

Part 1: Research and best practices in serious illness conversations and the development of the Serious Illness Conversation Program
Time: 8am – 9am
Location (in person): Diamond Lecture Theatre, Vancouver General Hospital

This session will be telecasted at various hospital sites, including the following PHC sites:

  • St. Paul's Hospital: Hurlburt Lecture Theatre
  • St. Paul's Hospital: Cullen Family Lecture Theatre
  • St Paul's Hospital: Clinical Lecture Theatre
  • Mount Saint Joseph Hospital: Harvest Room B
  • St. John Hospice: Boardroom 104     

PART 2: Using the Serious Illness Conversation Guide
Time: 12pm – 1pm
Location (in person): Cullen Family Lecture Theatre, St. Paul’s Hospital

This session will be telecasted at various hospital sites, including the following PHC sites:

  • Mount Saint Joseph Hospital: Harvest Room B
  • St Paul's Hospital: Clinical Lecture Theatre
  • St. Paul's Hospital: Hurlburt Lecture Theatre
  • St John Hospice: Boardroom 104     

For the full list of locations, visit: http://phcnews.ca/news/dr-rachelle-bernacki-host-special-rounds-serious-illness-care-conversations,