- Participants will be provided an overview of compassionate care in the healthcare literature
- Participants will learn about gaps in policy, practice and research related to compassion
- Participants will be able to describe the major components of the compassion model
- Participants will learn about palliative care patients perspectives of compassion from a recent study on the topic
Dr. Shane Sinclair is an Assistant Professor and Cancer Care Research Professor with the University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing. He holds adjunct appointments within the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary and the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit at the University of Manitoba. His research focuses on psychosocial and spiritual issues within oncology and palliative care, including his nationally funded program of research on compassion. Dr. Sinclair is a former Canadian Institutes of Health Research Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Manitoba), a recipient of the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care Award of Excellence in Research, a top 40 under 40 awardee, and is the current President of the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology. He has given invited lectures at the European Association of Palliative Care World Congress, Duke University, and George Washington University. His 25+ publications thus far have been published in a number of high impact journals, garnering national and international media coverage
Presented by Shane Sinclair.