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Webinar: Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD): Understanding Bill C-7’s Changes to the Canadian MAiD Framework

Thursday August 11, 2022 from 9:00amto 10:00am EDT

 

Join Dr. Catharine Schiller for this CCCN webinar on 11th August 2022 at 9am (EST)/12pm (PST)

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Abstract:
In February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada decided the Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) case, which radically changed the end-of-life care landscape. The Canadian federal government responded to this decision by passing Bill C-14 and legalizing medical assistance in dying. Bill C-7, passed in 2021, made important changes to this original legislation. This presentation will describe the changes that resulted from Bill C-7 and will consider its implications for healthcare providers.

About the speaker:
Dr. Schiller is licensed as a practicing Registered Nurse and non-practicing Lawyer in British Columbia, and as a non-practicing Registered Nurse in Ontario. She is the Coordinator, Undergraduate Programs and an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Northern British Columbia. She is an active researcher and writer in the area of medical assistance in dying and professional regulation