The Mayo Clinic, Mankato, Hospice and The Chesley Center on Aging present…
Conserving Dignity at the End of Life:
ABCs of Palliative Care
Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
South Central College, North Mankato, MN
CEs Available for Multiple Disciplines
Dr. Harvey Chochinov is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba and Director of the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unity, CancerCare Manitoba. Dr. Chochinov has been conducting palliative care research since 1990. His work explores various dimensions of palliative medicine, such as depression, desire for death, will to live and dignity at the end of life. Dr. Chochinov is highly regarded in his field and is a world-wide lecturer regarding dignity conserving therapy at the end of life. He is the only psychiatrist in Canada to be designated as a Soros Faculty Scholar, Project on Death in America. He is a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and his province’s highest honor, the Order of Manitoba, for his work in palliative care. Dr. Chochinov will present his ABCs of Dignity Conserving Therapy, which include: A = Attitude; B = Body; C= Compassion; and D = Dialogue.
We hope you will join us for this rare opportunity to learn from one of the key international voices on dignity-preserving palliative care. See the links below for a flyer and full brochure.
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