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Palliative Perspectives – April 2015

Graduate Research Seminar

The NPCREU hosted its second Palliative Perspectives Seminar on April 28th, 2015. Dana Forozeiya, NPCREU member and Masters of Nursing Science student at the University of Ottawa, presented on her research: Critical Care Nurses’ Experiences of Advocating for Patients when Faced with Moral Distress.

Dana is co-supervised by Dr. Brandi Vanderspank-Wright, NPCREU Co-Director and Dr. Frances Fothergill Bourbonnais, NPCREU Co-Founder and Professor Emeritus at the University of Ottawa. Click here for an abstract of Miss Forozeiya’s presentation.

Palliative Perspectives


The NPCREU hosted its first seminar, Palliative Perspectives, on February 9th 2015. Palliative Perspectives is a new forum for graduate students, faculty, and clinicians to come together to discuss and debate ideas in palliative and end-of-life care. Anyone is welcome.

Manuel Zimansky, NPCREU member and PhD student in nursing at the University of Osnabrueck (Germany), presented on his PhD research: Approaches to family nursing in oncology: an international comparison. Click here for an abstract of Mr. Zimansky’s presentation.

Palliative Perspectives

(Left to Right: Drs David Wright and Brandi Vanderspank-Wright, NPCREU co-directors, Manuel Zimansky, speaker, and Dr. Thomas Foth, NPCREU senior member and Mr. Zimansky’s thesis supervisor).

Mark your calendars! The next palliative perspectives seminar will be Tuesday April 28th 12pm-1pm, in RGN 3035. Our speaker will be Dana Forozeiya, who will present her ideas for her master’s thesis research.