Dr. Susan McClement

Dr. Susan McClement


Susan has been a palliative care educator and researcher for 20 years. Her areas of interest include the psychosocial domains of cancer cachexia, dignity conserving care of the dying, and ethical issues in palliative care. She holds specialty certification in hospice and palliative care nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association.

6C – Cancer-Anorexia Cachexia Syndrome: Foundational Information for Nurses

Speaker(s): Dr. Susan McClement, RN, PhD Cancer anorexia-cachexia-syndrome (CACS) is a prevalent clinical problem affecting upwards of 80% of individuals with advanced disease. This session will provide nurses with the foundational knowledge they need in order to care for individuals experiencing CACS, and their families. Upon completion of the activity, learners will be able to: […]