Advance Care Planning for Men with Prostate Cancer, their Families and Caregivers

Speakers: Louise Hanvey
Original Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The purpose of this webinar is to: 

  • Provide an overview of what advance care planning (ACP) is 
  • Foster understanding as to why ACP is important for patients with prostate cancer 
  • Teach patients and/or their families and caregivers the steps involved in the ACP process, and how to start these types of conversations
  • Familiarize participants with the available resources on ACP
 

Louise Hanvey's Biography:

Louise Hanvey has been the Project Manager for the Advance Care Planning in Canada Project with the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association since its inception. As part of her responsibilities she launched the campaign: Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life care. She has worked on a number of other initiatives in palliative and end-of-life care.  She developed the Facilitator Training Program for Pallium Canada. She was the Project Manager for the EPEC*-O Canada Project for the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer – which is an educational program in palliative care for oncology professionals. Louise also managed the Educating Future Physicians in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Project (EFPPEC) for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and the CHPCA. She is an RN with broad clinical experience both in the hospital sector and the community.

About Expert Angle

Expert AngleExpert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
 
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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