End-of-life and palliative care in the time of COVID-19

Launched:  June 4, 2020

Length: 17 minutes

Presenter: Sandy Buchman MD, CCFP (PC), FCFP

Presenter role: President, Canadian Medical Association; Palliative Care Physician; Freeman Chair in Palliative Care - North York General Hospital; P.E.A.C.H Program (Palliative Care and Education for the Homeless) - Inner City Health Associates, Toronto

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Sandy Buchman MD, CCFP (PC), FCFP

Webinar overview: With special precautions in effect due to COVID-19, people with cancer, and their caregivers, may be facing some new challenges with palliative or end-of-life care. In this webinar, Dr Buchman describes the difference between palliative and end-of-life care, explains how they have been affected by COVID-19 and offers advice on advance care planning.