This free webinar from the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology covers case-based presentation on the practical aspects of having conversations with patients about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), and challenges associated with conducting eligibility assessments and providing MAiD. The guest lecturer is Madeline Li MD PhD, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network, University of Toronto and a cancer psychiatrist and Clinical Lead in Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
- To describe essential elements to discuss in helping patients decide if MAiD is the right choice for them
- To understand common challenges faced in applying the Bill C-14 eligibility criteria
- To explore the role of psychosocial oncology specialists in MAiD
- To learn about the lived experience of providing assisted dying