Nov
17

Date: Saturday, Nov 17, 2018

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Off Campus

Nanoose Place Community Centre
2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay


Add to CalendarVIU ElderCollege Saturday Speaker Series - Do You Really Need That Pill? (Part 1) And Medically Assisted Dying 101 (Part 2)11/17/2018 10:00 AM11/17/2018 12:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverADMISSION: $10 cash/person at the door Free under 18 Part 1 – Do You Really Need That Pill? About the talk: No pill for every ill. Explore the reasons why we take medications for treating an actual ailment to hoping to prevent an affliction. Presenter: Dr. Susanne Voetmann About the presenter: Dr. Susanne Voetmann has been a full time family physician on Vancouver Island, practicing long term care and commitment for patients from ages naught to 101.  In the last few years has been focusing on polypharmacy reduction in the fragile elderly. Part 2 – Medically Assisted Dying 101 About the talk: An overview of assisted dying legislation and eligibility in Canada Presenter: Dr. Diane Wallis About the presenter: Dr. Diane Wallis trained as a family physician in England where she worked for 30 years. She has been working in Nanaimo for 4 years and has been providing medically assistance in dying since June 2017. Nanoose Place Community Centre 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay false

ADMISSION:
$10 cash/person at the door
Free under 18

Part 1 – Do You Really Need That Pill?

About the talk: No pill for every ill. Explore the reasons why we take medications for treating an actual ailment to hoping to prevent an affliction.

Presenter: Dr. Susanne Voetmann

About the presenter: Dr. Susanne Voetmann has been a full time family physician on Vancouver Island, practicing long term care and commitment for patients from ages naught to 101.  In the last few years has been focusing on polypharmacy reduction in the fragile elderly.

Part 2 – Medically Assisted Dying 101

About the talk: An overview of assisted dying legislation and eligibility in Canada

Presenter: Dr. Diane Wallis

About the presenter: Dr. Diane Wallis trained as a family physician in England where she worked for 30 years. She has been working in Nanaimo for 4 years and has been providing medically assistance in dying since June 2017.


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