The Palliative Care ConferencePage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/palliative.html
Conserving Dignity at the End of Life
ABC’s of Palliative Care
Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 : 8:30AM to 3:30 PM
South Central College, North Mankato, MN
Early Registration Cost: From February 9,2015 to March 31,2015
$85 for all Registration seeking CE's, regardless of age or Student status.
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome and Introduction
8:40 – 10:40 Keynote Address: Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov
10:40 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 More from Dr. Chochinov
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch and Vendor Tables
1:00 – 2:15 Let’s Hear from the Panel
Dr. Chochinov, Dr. Ingram, Dr. Dose, Dr. Piderman, Dr. Sloan
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 3:20 Time to Disseminate
3:20 – 3:30 Final Thoughts – Evaluations
Featured Speaker: Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov
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 provinces’ highest honor, the Order of Manitoba, for his work in palliative care.
Dr. Chochinov will present his A B Cs 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.
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