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Session 6 Topic – Supporting Children Affected by Serious Illness

June 5, 2020 @ 12:00 am PDT

Presenter – Camara van Breemen (MN, CHPCN, Play Therapist, Nurse Practitioner(F), Canuck Place Children’s Hospice)
Competencies –
  • Domain 5: Comfort and quality of life. Provides developmentally appropriate non-pharmacological interventions within own expertise appropriate including: art, play therapy, and relaxation for relief of distress. Refers to other resources as needed.
  • Domain 6: Loss, grief and bereavement. Understands the characteristics and challenges of grieving for a child or youth. Provides counselling support or refers as appropriate.
  • Explore strategies to assist parents in sharing serious illness information with children,
  • Discuss issues related to connection between the seriously ill person and a child,
  • Review activities that may be helpful for children along the illness trajectory and at EOL


June 5, 2020
12:00 am PDT
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