Psychonephrology Lecture Series

4 of 4 | Physician-Assisted Death Video Series

Physician-Assisted Death in the Renal Unit? A special four-part series on the various struggles physicians face with the legalization of Physician-Assisted Death. PART FOUR In Conversation with Drs Rauf Sirman, Sonu Gaind and James Downar The series ends with a discussion between presenters Drs Rauf Sirman, Sonu Gaind, and James Downar and the audience comprised of community/academic [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|2016, Clinician's Corner, Psychonephrology Lecture Series|0 Comments

3 of 4 | Physician-Assisted Death Video Series

Physician-Assisted Death in the Renal Unit? A special four-part series on the various struggles physicians face with the legalization of Physician-Assisted Death. PART THREE Physician-Assisted Death in Canada: Where We Are, Where We Are Going Presented by Dr. James Downar Dr. Downar expands upon Dr. Gainds lecture by exploring the various infringements in mental illness brought up in [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|2016, Clinician's Corner, Psychonephrology Lecture Series|0 Comments

2 of 4 | Physician-Assisted Death Video Series

Physician-Assisted Death in the Renal Unit? A special four-part series on the various struggles physicians face with the legalization of Physician-Assisted Death. PART TWO Do Not Harm – Help Me Die: Navigating Mental Health Issues in the Turbulent Waters of Intolerable Suffering and (Ir)remediability Presented by Dr. Sonu Gaind Dr. Sonu Gaind opens up his lecture by [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|2016, Clinician's Corner, Psychonephrology Lecture Series|0 Comments

1 of 4 | Physician-Assisted Death Video Series

Physician-Assisted Death in the Renal Unit? A special four-part series on the various struggles physicians face with the legalization of Physician-Assisted Death. PART ONE Withdrawal from Dialysis: The HRH Experience Presented by Dr. Rauf Sirman Dr. Sirman presents the psychiatric cases of two renal patients. He describes the psychic makeup of a renal patient requesting dialysis cessation, and [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|2016, Clinician's Corner, Psychonephrology Lecture Series|0 Comments

Upcoming Feature: Physician-Assisted Death in the Renal Unit? A Four-Part Series

With the recent legalization of physician-assisted death in Canada, what’s next? The legislation of physician-assisted death has Canadian provinces and territories scrambling to formulate the legal rules and regulations for providing this care. Health care professionals are committed first and foremost to improving and maintaining their patients' quality quantity of life, which poses serious concerns around the philosophical, [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|2016, Clinician's Corner, Psychonephrology Lecture Series|0 Comments

Renal End-of-Life Care: Impact on Patients, Families & Staff

Psychonephrology Lecture Series | Thursday 22 October 2015 | Park Hyatt Hotel | Toronto, Canada Presented by Lewis Cohen, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University  |  Director, Renal Palliative Care Initiative, Baystate Medical Center  |  Boston MA Dr. Cohen has published and lectured extensively on palliative care topics in patients on or starting dialysis therapy. In this [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|2016, Clinician's Corner, Psychonephrology Lecture Series|0 Comments