The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) - in collaboration with the Palliative Care ECHO Project and the Institute for Life Course and Aging (ILCA) at the University of Toronto- is hosting the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Special Lecture as a way to honor international leaders in the field of hospice palliative care and to provide a platform to spread hospice and palliative care awareness/knowledge.
Jeffrey B. Moat
CM, Chief Executive Officer, Pallium Canada
Jeffery Moat will provide a short overview on recent Pallium Canada initiatives - including the launch of Canadian Palliative Care ECHO Project - and introduce the honoree.
Professor Irene J. Higginson
Executive Dean and Vice Dean for Research, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care, King’s College London (KCL) and Director of the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation is the distinguished 2021 Special Lecturer.
Her talk will address hospice palliative care service provision in times of crisis and link to the theme of the World Day: Equity in Access to Palliative Care.
Duration: 75 minutes 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET
About the Palliative Care ECHO Project:
The Palliative Care ECHO Project is a 5-year national initiative to cultivate communities of practice and establish continuous professional development among health care providers across Canada who care for patients with life-limiting illness.