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2019 Palliative Care Conference information

2018 Palliative Care Conference

Chesley Center on Aging, Ecumen and Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice present

The End-of-Life Experience: A Community Conversation

Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, MPH
ICU & Palliative Care Physician
Gregory Kutcher, MD
Medical Director-Hospice Care-Southwest Minnesota Region

Thursday, November 7, 2019 • 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Mankato Civic Center (Grand Hall)
1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001

Register online: link.mnsu.edu/palliative-care

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Post expires at 8:00pm on Thursday November 7th, 2019.

2018 Palliative Care Conference

Register online: www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/palliativecare.html

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Post expires at 8:00pm on Thursday June 7th, 2018.

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care Fall Forum

From Amy Peterson, Communications Coordinator for the Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care:

I am the Communications Coordinator for the Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care and I’m reaching out to invite your members to attend our Fall Forum, which is coming up on November 10th in Eagan, Minnesota.

The focus of the Forum will be on documentation and communication among Interdisciplinary Teams. Our presenter is Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN.

More information, including registration and accreditation information, can be found at (link removed from source).

We’d love to welcome your members to this event, and if you have a newsletter or social media platform to share the information with them, we’d appreciate it! I’d be happy to provide more materials or other information any time.

Thank you!

Amy Peterson, MNHPC Communications Coordinator

Post expires at 8:00pm on Friday November 10th, 2017.

Conserving Dignity at the End of Life: ABCs of Palliative Care

The Mayo Clinic, Mankato, Hospice and The Chesley Center on Aging present…

Conserving Dignity at the End of Life:
ABCs of Palliative Care

Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov

 Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
South Central College, North Mankato, MN

CEs Available for Multiple Disciplines

Dr. Harvey Chochinov is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba and Director of the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unity, CancerCare Manitoba.  Dr. Chochinov has been conducting palliative care research since 1990.  His work explores various dimensions of palliative medicine, such as depression, desire for death, will to live and dignity at the end of life.  Dr. Chochinov is highly regarded in his field and is a world-wide lecturer regarding dignity conserving therapy at the end of life.  He is the only psychiatrist in Canada to be designated as a Soros Faculty Scholar, Project on Death in America. He is a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and his province’s highest honor, the Order of Manitoba, for his work in palliative care.  Dr. Chochinov will present his ABCs of Dignity Conserving Therapy, which include:  A = Attitude; B = Body; C= Compassion; and D = Dialogue.

We hope you will join us for this rare opportunity to learn from one of the key international voices on dignity-preserving palliative care. See the links below for a flyer and full brochure.

For information on becoming a sponsor for this event or registering for a vendor table, please contact ccoa@mnsu.edu.

Conserving Dignity flyer (PDF, 151KB)
Conserving Dignity brochure (PDF, 250KB)

Post expires at 4:00pm on Tuesday April 14th, 2015.