Webinar Event – National Palliative Care Week

Webinar Event – National Palliative Care Week

Webinar Event – National Palliative Care Week

  • by Megan Burke
  • May 21, 2020

Are you depressed? The challenging issues of assessment and management of depression at the end-of-life.

PCNSW is fortunate to have Dr Wei Lee join us for a discussion about depression at end-of-life.

We will be hosting a live webinar event:

Friday 29th May

11am – 11.30am

Register in advance for this webinar at the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mj9IKKyGRrOEOFVaBxLsHA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar and details about how to submit questions.

Numbers are limited so be sure to register for this event.

About the presenter:

Dr Wei Lee is a palliative care physician and a clinical research fellow in Sacred Heart/St Vincent Hospital in Sydney. He is a PhD scholar in University of Technology Sydney, exploring the challenging issues of depression assessment and management in people with advanced life-limiting illnesses and extremely short prognoses under the supervision of Prof David Currow, Prof Meera Agar and Prof Brian Draper. As part of his PhD, he is the coordinating principal investigator for SKIPMDD, a phase II pilot feasibility study assessing the feasibility of subcutaneous ketamine infusion in treating major depressive disorder in palliative patients.

Please contact megan@palliativecarensw.org.au if you have any questions about the webinar event.

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