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February 18 , 2016

The 27th Annual Palliative Care Education and Research Days will take place from October 24 - 25, 2016 at the Fantasyland Hotel in West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta Canada. This year the theme will be “Palliative Care Everywhere: accessible, inclusive, compassionate”

Covenant Health is proud to support and provide delegates the opportunity to gather, meet, share experiences and exchange ideas with colleagues representing many disciplines from all over Alberta and surrounding provinces. 

The conference committee is excited to present renowned speakers this year in addition to two challenge panel discussions.

In-depth workshops, concurrent sessions and posters will address all aspects of end-of-life care. Topic areas include: 

  • Back to Basics: Symptom management, direct clinical care
  • Emerging Issues & Trends:  innovations and research in Palliative & End of Life Care
  • Challenging clinical care needs for Palliative and End of Life patients and their families
  • Psychosocial / Spiritual & Wellness

The deadline for submitting abstracts for oral presentations such as concurrent sessions and workshops, and posters is Friday, April 15, 2016.  Abstracts on all aspects of end-of-life and palliative care are welcome. Submission instructions and descriptions of each type of presentation can be found online on the Abstract Submission page.

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