Palliative Care Nurses Interest Group Register for the RNAO AGM 2023 / PCNIG AGM June 24 a

Posted on June 19, 2023, 6:19 p.m.

Change through unity and action; Palliative Care Nursing Research Leading the Way.

Join us while we have our AGM and get an opportunity to hear leading research in the area of palliative care and palliative care nursing research.  Join us via zoom or in person at the Hilton Hotel, register now!

 AGM Report and overview of PCNIG Strategic Plan

10:30- 11:15 Research Panel with Dr. Kimberley Widger and Dr. David Wright

11:15-11:30 Q and A

Dr.Kimberley Widger RN PhD CHPCN(C) she/her
Associate Professor and Tier 2 Canada Research Chair - Pediatric Palliative Care
Acting Director, Doctoral Programs,Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
She is also a Nursing Research Associate with the Paediatric Advanced Care Team and Project Investigator in the Research Institute at the Hospital for Sick Children and an Adjunct Scientist in the Lifespan Program at ICES. Her vision is that every family of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening illness receives optimal pediatric palliative care throughout the illness regardless of where they receive care and the outcome of the illness. To achieve this vision, the overarching goal of her program of research is to identify, examine, and enhance the structures, processes, and outcomes of palliative care provided to children living with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

David Kenneth Wright is the academic lead for Palliative Care and Nursing Ethics within the Centre for Research on Health and Nursing. He holds specialty certification in hospice palliative care nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association and works clinically at a residential palliative care facility (hospice) in Montreal. Current projects, with colleagues and graduate students, include nursing analyses of palliative sedation, of medical assistance in dying, and of palliative care approaches in diverse contexts such as intensive care, forensic psychiatry, and prison