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1 -Objectives:
1 +In June of 2016, the Government of Canada introduced bill C-14, which paved the way for medical assistance in dying (MAID). Part of the initial legislation specifically excluded minors from being eligible for MAID, however the government committed to performing an independent review to consider mature minors as persons eligible for MAID at some point in the future.
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3 +Join us as we hear from Dr. Dawn Davies, palliative care physician at CHEO and Roger Neilson's House in Ottawa, who will provide some insight into the current state of the legislation, and the review to potentially include mature minors in the current legislation.
4 +Attendees will:\\
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4 -The learner will:
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7 7  1. Describe some of the key milestones that led to Canadian legislation that allows MAID for adults 18 years and older.
8 8  1. Describe the legal concept of mature minor, and how mature minors are currently involved in their health care decisions.
9 -1. The ethical debate about the possible inclusion or continued exclusion of mature minors from MAID in Canada.
8 +1. The ethical debate about the possible inclusion or continued exclusion of mature minors from MAID in Canada
presenters
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1 - [[image:DawnDavies-1.jpg||style="float: left; padding: 10px; margin-left: 1em; width: 150px;"]]**Dr. Dawn Davies**
1 +[[image:DawnDavies-1.jpg||style="float: left; padding: 10px; margin-left: 1em; width: 150px;"]]**Dr. Dawn Davies**
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3 3  Dr. Dawn Davies, BScN, MD, FRCPC, MA, practiced as a registered nurse before graduating from McMaster University medical school (1993). Dawn completed her pediatric residency at the University of Alberta (1997). Following a one-year McEachern Fellowship (Canadian Cancer Society, 1999), she returned to the University of Alberta, where she was Medical Director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Program for nearly 20 years. In July 2018, Dawn joined the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's Palliative Care Program and Roger Neilson House in Ottawa.
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