The RIH Foundation, in partnership with the new RIH Research Department, proudly present a 3 part series focused on health care decisions.
April 26, 2018, 6PM: Advanced Care Planning
A panel of health care specialists and legal experts will discuss planning for future health care decisions. They will explain Medical Orders Scope of Treatment (MOST) and discuss Advanced Care Planning.
Panel participants include:Dr. Steve Rollheiser: RIH Hospitalist
Margaret Isabel Hall: Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at TRU
Kerri D. Priddle: Litigation Lawyer and Partner at Chahal Priddle LLP
Dr. Joslyn Conley: Site Director, Interior Health West Renal Program; Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
May 15, 2018, 6PM: Palliative Care
The palliative journey describes the places where people nearing end of life, family and care partners interact with the formal care system, government legislation, and other support services.
Panel participants include:Dr. Rob Baker: Family Physician and Palliative Care Specialist
Dr. Alina Cribb: Family Physician
Kristin Pierbon: Clinical Care Supervisor, Kamloops Hospice
Karen Peterson: Clinical Practice Educator Palliative, Home Health
June 12, 2018, 6PM: MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying)
Interior Health is working hard to ensure the people within our communities have access to the highest standard of compassionate and respectful care, while ensuring staff and physicians provide services within the law.
Panel Participants include:Dr. Eric Haywood-Farmer: Emergency and Chronic Wound Care Physician
To RSVP for any of the panels please email RIHF@interiorhealth.ca or call 250-314-2325. There is limited seating available for these lectures so please register early to ensure a spot.