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CSPCP ADVANCED LEARNING IN PALLIATIVE MEDICINE CONFERENCE

Date: May 23 – 25, 2019
City: Calgary, AB
Theme: Expanding Our Reach Together

Join us for 2 ½ days of learning and networking through a variety of workshops, keynotes, exhibits, and social opportunities. This advanced-level medical conference is open to palliative medicine physicians, physicians interested in palliative care, medical students and residents. Hosted by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians.

PROGRAM INFORMATION: https://www.cspcp.ca/2019alpm/2019-program/
REGISTRATION: https://www.cspcp.ca/2019alpm/alpm-registration/

CSPCP DEFENDS AVAILABILITY OF HIGH STRENGTH OPIOID FORMULATIONS FOR PALLIATIVE CARE

(Dec 7, 2018) The CSPCP responded to a commentary in the CMAJ asking for a ministerial recall of high-strength opioid formulations. Thank you to CSPCP Communications Committee Member Catriona Aparicio for helping prepare the response.

CSPCP response: http://www.cmaj.ca/content/190/48/E1404/tab-e-letters#cspcp-response-to-herder–juurlinks-high-strength-opioid-formulations-the-case-for-a-ministerial-recall

CSPCP at QELCCC Palliative Care Breakfast for MPs

The Quality End of Life Coalition of Canada (QELCCC) hosted a breakfast for MPs in Ottawa on October 25th. Several CSPCP members and Board members mixed and mingled with the crowd, which included MPs, senators, and representatives from many of the QELCCC member organizations. A highlight of the event was a moving personal story shared by Paul Adams. To view an earlier written version of the story, click here.