Virtual Caregiver Education Forum: Empowering patients to live better – The Role of Palliative Care in Dementia
February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST| Free
This presentation will focus on palliative care in dementia and empowering patients to live better.
The objectives of the webinar are to:
- Describe role of palliative care in advanced dementia
- Address common myths about palliative care
- Provide an overview of MAID and dementia
About the Speaker:
Dr. Melissa Li completed her medical school training at University of Toronto and family medicine residency at Western University, prior to completion of her Palliative Care Fellowship at University of Toronto. She joined Toronto Western Hospital as a staff palliative care physician in 2019, where she works as an inpatient palliative care consultant and in collaboration with the Memory Clinic as an outpatient palliative care physician. She is a clinician teacher and lecturer at University of Toronto within the Division of Palliative Care. She is the Education co-site Lead at Toronto Western Hospital for Palliative Care and the Palliative Care Residency Program Assessment Lead. She has a strong interest in building capacity for palliative care in the non-malignant population, particularly within the outpatient setting. Her academic interests are in medical education and quality improvement.
Event will be presented using Zoom, registration is required to receive the link.