This Masterclass is led by Dr Martin Woods, Research Fellow with Mary Potter in association with Dr Brian Ensor, Director of Palliative Care at Mary Potter Hospice with contribution on Te Ao Māori perspectives by Vanessa Eldridge, Manager of Day Services and Māori/Pasifika team.
They will explore the ethical issues around death and dying; exploring professional boundaries and personal challenges for the health professional.
It will cover end-of-life issues such as withdrawal of treatment, palliative sedation and facing difficult conversations with patients around suicidal ideation and euthanasia including spiritual care.
The day has been designed for health professionals working with palliative patients and family/whānau across the health sector, in communities, aged care facilities, hospital and hospices.
Friday June 9 2017
Dr Martin Woods, Research Fellow, Mary Potter Hospice
Dr Brian Ensor, Director of Palliative Care, Mary Potter Hospice
Vanessa Eldridge, Manager of Day Services and Māori/Pasifika team
Jane MacGeorge, Manager, Nursing & Professional Services, NZNO
Leanne Mason, Policy Analyst Māori, NZNO
8.30 am – 4.30pm
Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, Wellington
$175 per person
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