Past Webinars

Your health care team: Spotlight on nurse practitioners

In this webinar, DWDC was joined by nurse practitioners Valerie Cooper and Elizabeth Leonardis, who shared their insights, experiences and perspectives related to end-of-life care.

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Regional Spotlight: Death and dying in Eastern Canada

Clinicians and navigators from Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia joined us to discuss various topics surrounding death and dying in Eastern Canada.

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In Conversation With Reanne Booker: Medical Assistance in Dying, Palliative Care, and Oncology

A special discussion with Nurse Practitioner Reanne Booker. Reanne has more than 20 years of experience in cancer care, is the current President of the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology, and has special interests in symptom management, sexual health and cancer, the integration of palliative care in oncology, and medical assistance in dying.

 

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Cultural humility and grief

Grieving is a very individual and personalized experience. It is influenced and shaped, not just by who or what we are grieving, but rather by our very essence of who we are, and how we’ve lived our lives.

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Children and grief: Perspectives, support and discussions

In this recorded webinar, grief counsellor, Lisa Robinson, discusses how to best understand and support a child through grief and how to honour their unique experiences.

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How to be there for someone who is grieving

In this recorded webinar, DWDC learned from Dr. Melissa Melnitzer about the do’s and don'ts of being there for someone who is grieving. DWDC volunteer, Jenny Hasselman, shared her personal experience with grief following the death of her mom in 2018.

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Approaches to death and dying, grief and healing in First Nation communities

In this recorded webinar, DWDC was joined by two Indigenous Elders who spoke on various Indigenous traditions and beliefs related to death, dying and grief, as well as how dying people and those who are grieving are supported.

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Grief and medical assistance in dying (MAID)

In this recorded webinar, DWDC was joined by three individuals with experience in the area of grief and MAID to answer the following questions:

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How we grieve: A national perspective

In this recorded webinar, Susan Cadell and Katherine Kortes-Miller discussed some of their own research on death, dying, and grief. They explored the importance of including conversations about grief in public spaces, outside of clinical and institutional contexts.

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Advance Care Planning with Clancy Catelin

In this recorded webinar, Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) hosted a conversation on Advance Care Planning with lawyer Clancy Catelin.

 

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