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7:30 a.m. Registration—Visit Vendors (CONF 2297B and Main Hallway)
8:00 a.m. Welcome (CONF 2254)
8:05 a.m. Opening Keynote (CONF 2254)
Deborah Grassman, NP Soul Injury; Liberating Unmourned Loss and Unforgiven Guilt.
9:20 a.m. Refreshment Break—Visit Vendors
9:30 a.m. Plenary Sessions
  1. Celsie Long, MT-BC More Music, More Life: Reap the Benefits of Music Therapy (CONF 2265)
  2. Todd Cope, RN Enjoying the Journey-A Caregiver's Perspective (CONF 2267)
  3. Deborah Grassman, NP Moving from Good to Great; Implementing Programs that Respond to Soul Injury (CONF 2254)
10:30 a.m. Break—Visit Vendors
10:45 a.m. Plenary Sessions
  1. Eva Bergius, Chaplain Therapeutic Art and Chaplaincy (CONF 2258/2260)
  2. Renee Scheidell, MD You CAN have Successful LIVE Discharges on Hospice (CONF 2267)
  3. Deidra Kearney, BSW Hospice Ethics-Auditing your Agency for Compliance (CONF 2254)
11:45 a.m. Lunch, Hospice Heroes Recognition and Hoop Dance (CONF 2258/2260)
12:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion (CONF 2254)
Honoring Cultural Differences in End of Life Traditions

  • Jania Sommers, LCSW, Director of Professional Services,Jewish Family Services
  • Vai Bhavi, Spanish Fork Krishna Temple
  • Carl Moore, Native American Cultural Mentor and Lecturer
  • Pastor James K. Cupples, Retired Clergy of the United Methodist Church
1:45 p.m. Vendor Break, Cards and Refreshments
2:00 p.m. Plenary Sessions
  1. Beth Noyce, RN Hospice in the Headlights: How Processes Impact Payment, Reports, and Inquiry (CONF 2265)
  2. Tiffany Coughran, Chaplain Dealing with Conflict During Times of Crisis (CONF 2267)
  3. Laura Owen-Kierstead, CMHC Engaging with the Dementia Patient at the End of Life (CONF 2254)
3:15 p.m. Closing Keynote (CONF 2254)
Bruce Chamberlain, MD, FACP, FAAHPM Things Have Changed Along the Way; Creating an Evidence Based and Medically Appropriate Plan of Care
4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks and Raffle Drawing (CONF 2254)

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