An Experienced Educator
Elizabeth is an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) with the Department of Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Care. Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. Understanding the significance of evidence-based practice and collaboration, she has been providing interprofessional education since 1999, teaching undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate learners. Elizabeth highlights the value of compassion and communication in the context of coping with complex illness and loss.
With experience presenting to the general public, health science students and healthcare professionals of all disciplines, she has the privilege of teaching for:
Featured guest. Death by Design Podcast
Featured guest. Breast Friends Cancer Support Radio Network
Panelist. CHML 900 Radio. Death: A Part of Life. The Grieving Process
Archived webinar. Advance Care Planning for Men with Prostate Cancer
Courses, Seminars, and Workshops
Elizabeth teaches a variety of courses, seminars and workshops, including:
Breaking Down Barriers in the Complex Illness, Uncertainty and Grief
Across the Continuum: The Need for Innovative Approaches to Person and Family-Centred Care
Community Partners: How are Community Partners Supporting and Normalizing Advance Care Planning?
Exploring Grief & Loss Literacy: Supporting & Empowering School Communities
Creating a HUG: Anticipatory and Bereavement Support for Individuals, Families and Friends
Caregiver Voices: Important Perspectives for Clinical Care
Partnership Framework: What Elements Should be Included in a National Advance Care Planning Partnership Framework?
Creativity and Compassion: The Core of Person and Family-Centred Care in the Context of Life-Limiting Illness
The Role of Social Work in Palliative Care: Supporting Individuals and Families from Diagnosis to Bereavement
So This is Palliative Care? Let's Talk About It!
Quality of Life in Hospice Palliative Care: The Role for Interprofessional Collaboration
A Therapeutic Intervention Facilitating Connection in the Context of Life-Limiting Illness
Hospice Palliative Care: Service Delivery and Policy Issues
Caring for Others and Caring for Ourselves: Coping with Grief and Loss
Debunking the Myths of Palliative Care
Death as Part of Our Legacy: A Creative Approach to Maintaining Connections
Hospice Palliative Care: Resources and Interventions Supporting Quality of Life
Demystifying Palliative Care: Understanding the Active Approach to Person and Family-Centred Care
Supporting Consumers in Crisis
Caring for Families in Hospice Palliative Care: Lessons Learned by a Social Worker
The Need for Person and Family-Centred Psychosocial Support: From Diagnosis to Bereavement
Reflecting on Family Dynamics and its Impact on Care
Care for the Caregiver
The Value of a Team Approach with Complex Cases
Exploring Advance Care Planning: Essential Resources and Conversations
The Need for Relentless Self-Care in Oncology Health Care Professionals: Science or Art?
Hearing all Sides: When the Patient Can't Speak for Themselves
Social Work at End of Life
Inpatient Hospice Palliative Care Directory: Access to Care
Province-Wide Survey of Palliative Care Service Delivery
Interprofessional Collaboration and the Role of Social Work in Palliative Care
Occupational Stress and Workplace Satisfaction: A Survey of Multidisciplinary Oncology Health Care Personnel
Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together: Interprofessional Collaboration in Palliative Care
Staff Stress and Work Satisfaction on an Acute Palliative Care Unit and a Radiation and Chemotherapy Inpatient Unit
The Impact of Cancer on the Family
An Interprofessional Approach to Palliative Care
Palliative Care Resources and the Role of Social Work
Death Café as a Tool for Community Engagement: A Creative Approach to Communicating Wishes and Values
Hospice Palliative Care: The Origins and Evolution of Caring
Social Work and the Importance of Interprofessionalism in Palliative Care
Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care: A Case-Based Discussion
Palliative Care: Transition to Residency
The End Game: Conversations About Life and Death
Role of Social Work on an Acute Palliative Care Unit
Celebrating Connections: A Creative Legacy Project
Presentations can be tailored to your education and training needs. CV and teaching dossier are available upon request.
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