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Ask a Clinician webinar

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 03:00 PM
Virtual

Do you have questions about medical assistance in dying (MAID)? Are you interested in learning about how this critical work has changed in the two years since legalization?

Then please consider joining Dying With Dignity Canada on Sept. 27 for our second-ever Ask a Clinician webinar. Two experienced, passionate providers of MAID will be answering participants’ questions during this exclusive, free-to-attend event.

Dr. Chantal Perrot and nurse practitioner Erica Maynard will be answering viewer questions as part of Dying With Dignity Canada's Ask a Clinician webinar on Sept. 27.

Our featured speakers include:

  • Chantal Perrot, an Ontario member of DWDC’s Clinicians Advisory Council and a director on our Board
  • Nurse practitioner Erica Maynard, a Nova Scotia member of DWDC’s Clinicians Advisory Council

Space is limited, so please RSVP today! Here are the details, including information on how to reserve your spot:

NOTE: Before the webinar takes place, you will be sent an email with information on how to log in. We encourage you to listen to the webinar using your computer audio. While a phone number is provided, please note that this is a local Toronto number and long-distance charges may apply. By listening through your computer, no charges will apply and you can participate fully in the conversation.

Send in your questions by Sept. 24

Do you have a question to ask one of our speakers? To help ensure that we get to as many of them as possible, we ask that you email your questions to us at events@dyingwithdignity.ca by end of day on September 24.

We should note that this webinar is for educational purposes only. The clinicians will be able to provide general information and insight. However, they cannot provide medical assessments or medical advice during the session.


Advance Care Planning Workshop- Calgary- September 29th 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 01:30 PM
Kirby Centre, Lecture Room in Calgary, AB, Canada

At this session, you will: 

  • Learn about the importance of Advance Care Planning
  • Consider your personal values and healthcare wishes
  • Develop a basis for conversations about end-of-life choices
  • Realize who would and would not be an appropriate agent
  • Draft your own unique plan and personal directive

Speakers include DWDC Calgary Chapter Planning Committee members Judy Hunt and Sigrid Wili. 

There is no cost to this event, but a donation is appreciated to help cover the Calgary chapter's expenses for this event. 

Free parking is available on the north side of the LRT station, as well as adjacent to the Centre for the disabled. Register your vehicle at the reception desk.