Dr. Lu Marchand, Phil Myers, ARNP, Meegan Wolczyk, ARNP and Sharon Whyte, RN attended the 2018 International Congress on Palliative Care in Montreal. Twenty-five different languages were represented, and the presentations covered a wide range of topics of interest to the palliative care community with a special emphasis on the needs and challenges associated with delivering palliative to marginalized communities and developing regions of the world. Dr. Marchand made the following presentations.
“Suffering in Advanced Cancer: A Randomized Control Trial of a Narrative Intervention.” Accepted as proffered research presentation. Presented with Meg Wise, PhD. 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care. Palais des Congrès, Montréal, Canada. October 2-5, 2018.
“Building Resilience: an innovative reflective writing method for clinical palliative care “the 55 word story”. Accepted with Ellen Wild, RN, CHPN and Cory Ingram, MD, FAAHPM, both from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care. Palais des Congrès, Montréal, Canada. October 2-5, 2018.