Published on May 24, 2024
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Ottawa (May 24, 2024) Advance Care Planning (ACP) Canada an initiative spearheaded by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA), today announced ACP Canada Director, Karine Diedrich will be presenting at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) 2024 conference to be held in Calgary, Alberta at The Westin hotel, June 6-7, 2024.  

The 2024 Conference marks the 39th year that CAPO has brought together a national body of health care professionals. This forum encourages new partnerships and allows for the dissemination of ground-breaking research to professionals and the public about psycho-oncology, and psychobiological aspects of oncology. The theme of the 2024 Conference is Building: Integrating Sustainable, Innovative and Accessible Care in Psychosocial Oncology.  

 Following are details for ACP Canada’s presentation at the event: 

When: Thursday, June 6, 1:00 – 2:15 PM Eastern Reimagining Advance Care Planning in Cancer Care Through an Accessibility Lens, presented by Advance Care Planning Canada Director, Karine Diedrich. 

Conference attendees can visit the Advance Care Planning Canada booth in the exhibition space to learn more about advance care planning, sign up for the quarterly newsletter, and pre-order the newly revamped national Guidebook 


About Advance Care Planning Canada:  

The Advance Care Planning (ACP) Canada initiative is led by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) with a financial contribution from Health Canada. The initiative aims to help people living in Canada prepare for their future and personal health care. 

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About CHPCA:  

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is the national voice for hospice palliative care in Canada. CHPCA is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in hospice palliative care and provides leadership on advocacy, education, research, and knowledge translation to ensure that everyone in Canada has access to high-quality hospice palliative care. CHPCA operates in close partnership with provincial hospice palliative care organizations and other national organizations to strengthen the accessibility and quality of palliative care provided across Canada. Visitwww.chpca.cato find out more.  

For more information, please contact:  

Tara Landry  

Communications Officer  

[email protected]