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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

2018 Palliative Care Conference

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Practical Guide to Palliative Care in South Central Minnesota

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Drs. Ingram and Derrick will present information on the palliative care system in South Central Minnesota, as well as its efforts to align with evidence-based practices. They will discuss the emerging CARE-FULL Communities and the history of palliative care in the region. The afternoon session will focus upon ethics at the end of life including the goals of medicine and the efforts to provide the best care possible.

Date & Time:
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • 08:30 AM to 3:30 PM

  • South Central Community College, 1920 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato, 56003

  • Directions:  MAP


Registration Information:
  • Cost: $100 in advance. Register by June 1, 2018. EXTENDED THROUGH MONDAY, JUNE 4
  • $125 at the door
  • Lunch is provided.


 Cory Ingram, MD, Regional Director of Palliative Care, Mayo Clinic Health System

Jennifer Derrick, MD, Director of Palliative Care, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato


Program Agenda:

  • 7:30 Vendor Registration & Set-Up

  • 8:00 Registration Opens

  • 8:30 Morning Session 1:  Preliminary Palliative Care efforts in the Region and CARE-FULL Communities - Dr. Ingram

  • 10:00 Morning Break

  • 10:15 The History and Future of Palliative Care in Mankato - Dr. Ingram and Dr. Derrick

  • 11:45 Lunch

  • 12:30 Ethics at the End of Life:  The Goals of Medicine - Dr. Ingram

  • 2:00 Afternoon Break

  • 2:15 Ethics at the End of Life:  The Best Care Possible - Dr. Ingram

  • 3:30 Evaluations and CE Certificate Check-Out


Sponsors: Chesley Center on Aging at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato

Questions: If you have questions about the training or how to register, contact Continuing & Professional Education at 507-389-1094, or 1-800-311-3142, or