2019 | CME Conference

The Art & Science of Managing Advanced Illness and End of Life Care

Speaker presentation hard copy handouts will not be provided on the day of the conference. Conference materials and presentations are accessible below.

    Agenda & Details

    Speaker Presentations

    Download – Ars Moriendi: The Art of Dying by Dean Sharpe, MD, MHA

    Download – What’s Happening in Yakima: The Surprise Question and Five Wishes by Laurie Jackson, MDiv

    Download – Morphine Myths and Other Mysterious Meds – Important Tools for End of Life Care by Kat Lauer, MD

    Download – ‘A Last Salute’ Honoring Veteran’s at End of Life by Chaplaincy Health Care Panel

    Download – Shifting Focus: Palliative Care with People Experiencing Homelessness by Michael A. Light, LICSW, MSW, MPH, Joe C. Hufford, RN, Anthony O. Boxwell, ARNP

    Download – End of Life Care for LGBTQ People by Terry Rice, MDiv

    Download – ‘No One Knows What I Am Going Through’: How to Support a Grieving Teen by Casey Branson, Chaplaincy Cork’s Place Clinical Facilitator, and Andy Howell, Cork’s Place Volunteer Group Facilitator

    Download – Making Vitality Your Reality by Michael Novakovich, CDME

    What To Expect

    CME Conference Check-In opens at 7:30 AM

    Each registered attendee will receive a welcome packet containing additional information, evaluation form, and certificate of attendance.

    Please be seated for the Welcome and Reflection by 8:00 AM

    Arrive early to allow time for check-in and enjoy a continental breakfast and coffee, network with colleagues and visit vendor booths. Snacks are provided throughout the day. Lunch will begin at 11:30 AM

    Three Rivers Convention Center conference rooms tend to run cooler. Please be advised to dress in layers for comfort.

    If there are any questions before the day of the conference, call (509) 783-7416

    Questions on the day of the conference, visit the front registration desk.