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SIC and Cultural Safety

August 18, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

Serious Illness Conversation Provincial Collaborative ECHO
Session Topic: SIC and Cultural Safety

Nicole Wikjord, RN, MSN, CHPCN (C)
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Chronic Conditions and Serious Illness
First Nations Health Authority

Elizabeth Beddard-Huber, RN, MSN, CHPCN(C)
Clinical Lead Serious Illness Conversations,
BC Centre for Palliative Care

By the end of the session the participants will:

  • Review definitions of cultural safety and cultural humility
  • Understand why cultural safety and humility are essential to Serious Illness Conversations
  • Be aware of the SICG- adapted that was co-developed with FNHA and BCCPC
  • Understand how preparing for the SIC is important to provide culturally safer care

This ECHO will review the First Nations Health Authority definitions of cultural safety and cultural humility, to better understand why these are important to SIC.  The participants will learn about the SICG- adapted, which was co- developed with FNHA and BCCPC, based on feedback from health care providers and First Nations community members.  The adapted tool will be further explored, with emphasis on the ‘preparing’ for SIC and why this pre- conversation is important to provide culturally safer care.


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