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2018 Virtual Conference

Register for a full day of convenient professional development with sessions on leadership, clinical, self-care, psychosocial/spiritual, and more.

4/18/2018
When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Webinar Format
Maryland
United States
Contact: Katherine Lally
410-891-5741


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Final Schedule 

8:00 to 9:00 am - Self-Care
“Beyond Money and Sex: Emotional Boundaries for Healthy Caregiving”
Rev. Dr. Carla Cheatham, MA, MDiv, PhD, Principal and Lead Trainer for Carla Cheatham Consulting Group, LLC

9:00 to 9:15 am - Poster Presentation: Symptom Management Protocol and Hospice Nurse Educational Intervention Improves Management of Exacerbated Symptoms” -  Holly Hayman, MS, RN, CHPN, Director of Compliance and Education, Compass Regional Hospice

(Short Break to follow)

9:15 to 10:15 am - Clinical Potpourri
"I'm Dying and I Want a Donut but I Have Diabetes" Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, MDE, BCPS, CPE,
Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

“Topical Opioids for Wound Care Pain” - Ryan Costantino, PharmD, BCPS, PGY-2 Pain Management and Palliative Care, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About Transdermal Fentanyl" - Alexandra L. McPherson, PGY-2 Pain Management and Palliative Care,University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

"What Do You Mean the Pharmacy Called and We’re out of IV Morphine?”Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, MDE, BCPS, CPE, Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

10:15 to 11:15 am - Administrative/Leadership Potpourri 
"Transdisciplinary Teams: Filling in the Gaps" - Kathryn A. Walker, PharmD, BCPS, CPE, Senior Clinical and Scientific Director of Palliative Care , MedStar Health; Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and Dr. Christopher Kearney, MD, Palliative Medicine, MedStar Health

“Time to Step Up: Advancing the Case for PC in Maryland” - Dr. Christopher Kearney, MD, Palliative Medicine, MedStar Health

“Improving Hospice Access for Hospitalized PC Patients” - Kathryn A. Walker, PharmD, BCPS, CPE, Senior Clinical and Scientific Director of Palliative Care , MedStar Health; Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

11:15 to 11:30 am. - Poster Presentation: Alexandra L. McPherson, PharmD, MPH, PGY-2 Pain Management and Palliative Care, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

11:30 am to 12:30 p.m. - Psychosocial/Spiritual Potpourri 
“Getting ‘Good’ Results When Breaking ‘Bad’ News” - Marguerite Russo, PhD, CRNP-F, ACHPN, Palliative Care Support Team, University of MD Medical Center

"Live Like You Were Dying (LLYWD)" - Reverend Kenneth Wadlington, MDIV, BME, Chaplain, Capital Caring

“The Power of Words: Expanding Awareness of Clinical Language” - Anne Kelemen, LICSW, ACHP-SW, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

12:30 to 1 pm"The "411" on Nonprescription Analgesics: When to Hold 'Em, when to Fold 'Em"Alexandra L. McPherson, PharmD, MPH, PGY-2 Pain Management and Palliative Care, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy


Who Should Attend: 
Healthcare professionals dedicated to providing quality hospice and palliative end-of-life care.

Cost:
Member price $200 per phone line
Non member price $250 per phone line

Continuing Education:
CEUs are available for nurses and social workers (Category I). To receive CE an individual must sign the attendance sheet, stay for the entire session, and complete and submit an evaluation form within five business days of the Conference.The CEU Request Page will be posted soon. 

Processing fee for member $15 
Processing for non members $25



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