2015 Conference

PCNNZ Conference 2015 – Presentation Files

Dilemmas and Ethical Issues in Palliative Care: “The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly”

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Keynote Speaker/sOrganisationTopic – hyperlinked to PDF version of PowerPoint file
Prof Phil LarkinUniversity College Dublin, UKWays of Knowing, Ways of Being – The road to compassion in palliative care and end-of-life care
The Symbolic wisdom of our teachers – the meaning & expression of compassion in palliative care and end of life care practice
The All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care – A model of palliative care as social justice
Jolan StokesNeringah Palliative Hospital, AUSCommunicating effectively with patients and families
Jackie RobinsonAuckland DHBProblematisation’ of palliative care and death in a hospital setting: A critical analysis of palliative care policy
Invited Speaker/sOrganisationTopic – hyperlinked to PDF version of PowerPoint file
Emily ClarkMidCentral HealthDeath & Dying; Out of the shadows
Dr Paula MartinMinistry of HealthWhat’s happening in Government policy? Refreshing the New Zealand Health Strategy, Health of Older People’s Strategy and the Review of Adult Palliative
Care Services
Suzanne RollsNZ Nurses OrganisationEmbracing the future: Challenges, choices and consequences in today’s health environment influencing nursing practice
Gayle WilliamsCapital & Coast DHBHealth, Happiness & Community
Presenter/sOrganisationTopic – hyperlinked to PDF version of PowerPoint file
Carla ArklessPresbyterian Support SouthlandLessons from a Kenyan hospice (workshop – no slide presentation)
Wendie Ayley & Vanessa EldridgeMary Potter HospiceHome deaths. How are we doing?
Judith Bailey & Jackie RobinsonMercy Hospice AucklandSo you want to become a Nurse Practitioner and/or need this role in your organisation – a practical approach
Helen ButlerMercy Hospice AucklandThe challenge of teaching palliative care in a different country
Celine CollinsHospice SouthlandSpecialist palliative care nurses’ perceptions of the legalisation of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide: A New Zealand study
Jenny HansenWaikato Hospital, Waikato DHBArtificial enteral feeding in patients with incurable head and neck tumours – prognosis informing decision making
Claire HatherellHospice North ShoreLost in translation? End of life conversations with family/whanau
Kathleen LynchMercy Hospice AucklandLegalising euthanasia and physician assisted suicide: implications for palliative care providers
Julie MaherWhitireia New ZealandDo nurses have a shared understanding of the terms commonly used when discussing euthanasia?
Anne MorganHospice New ZealandTo feed or not to feed; that is the question
Developing a Palliative Care literate workforce in all care settings
Sandra NotleyWaitemata DHBA patient with suspected metastatic spinal cord compression and the dilemma of non-resident status
Jackie RobinsonAuckland DHBEuthanasia: Professional positioning in a social debate
Cynthia SeamarkHospice TaranakiNurses experiencing layered suffering, do we care?
Jolan StokesNeringah Palliative Hospital, AUSPain and dementia at end of life
Avril WalkerSouth Canterbury DHBThe implementation and value of using the Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) in a Health District
Hannah WalkerMercy Hospice AucklandFormer drug addict to drug dealer in the last months of life
Ethics of nurse provided spiritual care
Dr Martin Woods & Joy Bickley AsherMary Potter HospiceThe continuing euthanasia debate in New Zealand: What are the views of palliative care nurses?