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Delaware Statewide Webcast Supporting Military Survivors + Hospice Foundation of America’s National Teleconference ̶

Posted Mar 03 2010 8:10am
On March 24th the Delaware End-of-Life Coalition is offering a full day program with an AM web cast originating at the Trabant Center at UD going to Bayhealth Medical Center and the Beebe Health Campus followed by the 17th Annual HFA teleconference.

H:\End of Life Coalition\Logos\finalwreath.jpg Our keynote speaker in the morning is Jill LaMorie representing the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors in WashingtonDC. Instead of the panel discussion format used in previous years, we will have other local experts speaking about end-of-life topics/issues relevant to our state.

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WHAT:           Live, Statewide Webcast Supporting Military Survivors
                        17th Annual Hospice Foundation of America’s National Teleconference
                        “Living with Grief: Cancer and End-of-Life Care”

WHEN:           Wednesday, March 24, 2010
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Continental Breakfast, Keynote speaker and
     Expert local speakers
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Afternoon teleconference and local discussion
     Local organizations will be exhibiting, at all sites.

WHO:              Morning Presentations –

                        “An Overview of U.S. Military Deaths:  Unique Aspects of Survivors”
Keynote Speaker:  Jill LaMorie, MSW, LSW, ACSW, -
Director of Professional Education, TAPS, Washington, DC
Hospice Initiative for Homeless and Rural Veterans”
Rebecca Nelson, MEd, BA, - Delaware Hospice and
Vice President, Delaware End-of-Life Coalition

“Cancer Research Trials”
Mary Ella Quillen, MSN, RN, CCRP, OCN, – Clinical Research Nurse, Bayhealth Medical Center

Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST)
John Goodill, MD, Pain and Palliative Care, Christiana Care Health System

Morning Wrap-Up and Summary
Madeline Lambrecht, EdD, RN, FT - President, Delaware End-of-Life Coalition

WHERE:         The live, statewide webcast is conveniently located at 3 sites: 

University of Delaware, Trabant University Center, 17 W. Main Street, Newark

Bayhealth Medical Center, Kent General Hospital, General Foods Conference Room, 640 S. State Street, Dover

Beebe Health Campus, Medical Arts Building, McCurry Conference Room, 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Rehoboth Beach

RSVP:             Registration $59 fee for morning session includes lunch and 2.5 contact hours awarded by Bayhealth Medical Center.  Bayhealth Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Delaware Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

                        Afternoon session is FREE – contact hours available for a small fee for multiple disciplines through the Hospice Foundation of America.
To register online: or
Fax registration form: 302-998-3143  

Registration deadline: March 17, 2010

HOST:             The Delaware End-of-Life Coalition and the University of Delaware will host the all day forum for professionals and community members interested in supporting military survivors and learning about cancer and end-of-life care.
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