Vancouver General Hospital
Palliative Care Program
Clinical Nurse Specialist
899 West 12th Ave
- BSN (Nursing), University of British Columbia
- MSN (Nursing), University of British Columbia
Elizabeth Beddard-Huber, RN, MSN, a graduate from the University of British Columbia has worked in the field of palliative care as a clinician, instructor and researcher. She has worked as a Registered Nurse at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver and Auckland General Hospital, New Zealand. She was the Palliative Care Coordinator for a rural community in BC, a nursing instructor for the University of Victoria and the Advanced Practice Nurse with Vancouver Cancer Centre Pain and Symptom Management/Palliative Care Team . Currently she is the Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Palliative Care Program at Vancouver General Hospital.
- Member - CRNBC
- Member - CNA-Hospice Palliative Care Certification
- Advisor - Canadian Partnership Against Cancer - Person Centred Care Committee
Research involving parenteral nutrition for cancer patients and management of abdominal ascites using an indwelling catheter.
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Hawley, P., Beddard-Huber, E., et al. (2011). Intrathecal infusions for intractable cancer pain: A qualitative study of the impact on a case series of patients and caregivers. The Journal of the Canadian Pain Society, 14(5), 371-370.
In my role as Advanced Practice Nurse at BC Cancer Agency, I have taught in clinical, classroom, seminar and conference settings.