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Session 7  Topic – Indigenous Health & Well-Being in a Palliative Care Context    

April 29, 2021 @ 12:00 am PDT

Presenter – First Nations Elder Bruce Robinson, Lexi Fisher, BSW, RSW, and Leah Walker, BSW, RSW, all with Kilala Lelum
Competencies –
  • Domain 2 – Cultural safety & humility. Advocates for incorporation of the person’s and family’s cultural traditions, beliefs, expectations, and preferences into decision making, care planning, and service delivery models.
  • Facilitates expression and inclusion of the person’s and family’s values, beliefs, and wishes during declining health and bereavement.
  • Advocates for changes in policy to facilitate incorporation of culture into care.
  • Domain 3 – Communication. Provides support, mediation, and advocacy in exploring and clarifying treatment goals and care planning.
  • Domain 4 – Comfort & quality of life. Adapts care to address persons fears and anxieties related to past trauma.
  • Understands, educates, and works with the person/family and inter-professional team about the interplay of spiritual, emotional, social, cognitive, and physical aspects of the person’s past experiences on their current quality of life.
  • Domain 7 – Professional & ethical practice. Advocates at a system and community level
  • Describe strategies and approaches people can use in their clinical practice to honour and value the stories of Indigenous peoples in a respectful way that builds trusting relationship and allyship, fosters connections, and allows Indigenous voices to be heard at all stages of life


April 29, 2021
12:00 am PDT
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