8th Annual Great Lakes Palliative Care Conference
GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY THE ALVIN & MARION BIRNSCHEIN FOUNDATION
The planning committee reserves the right to substitute faculty or cancel sessions due to unforeseen circumstances.
Preconference Workshop Fees:
$100 All participants
Full-day Conference Fees:
$250 MD/DO/PHD ($275 as of March 1st)
$200 Allied Health Professionals ($225 as of March 1st)
$100 Resident/Fellow ($125 as of March 1st)
Registration options: Thursday & Friday combined ~ or ~ Friday Only
Thursday only registration not available.
Full-day conference registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments, course materials and continuing education credits. Certificates are awarded upon completion of online evaluation.
Please note: a non-refundable $10.00 processing fee is assessed on all registrations.
First time Attendees: Click "Create Account" in the upper right corner of your screen and follow the screen prompts. Once you have created your account, click the "Registration" tab to choose your registration options for this conference. **The billing address entered at check out must match the address associated with the credit card used or your credit card will be declined.
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*All sales are final. No refunds will be applied.
**Please dress in layers as the temperature of the conference rooms may fluctuate.
Intermediate/Advanced Palliative Care Practitioners: Physicians, Psychologists, Allied Health Professionals (Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Hospice Personnel, Social Workers, Chaplains), Fellows and Residents.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills that enhance serious illness conversations with patients and families - FF 6, 11, 29, 59
- Discuss challenging pain conditions and the multidisciplinary approaches available to manage pain in serious illness - FF 18, 66, 67, 85, 97, 98, 142, 187, 202, 215, 335, 336
- Identify the challenges in meeting the needs of seriously ill patients and their families and how to lead clinical systems to deliver the best care possible
- Review the history of brain death and important ethical and legal considerations and emerging issues in providing care for brain dead patients - FF 115, 136
- Discuss the challenges and management of pain in high-risk patient populations - FF 127, 244, 311, 312
- Review the significance of nutrition for patients at end of life including use of artificial nutrition and hydration - FF 10, 133, 134, 190
- Present strategies for deprescribing medication for patients at end of life and review pharmacological considerations when deprescribing - FF 321, 322, 334, 354, 355
- Discuss the challenges of providing hospice care for homeless patients and strategies to improve hospice care in the homeless population - FF 246, 247, 332
- Review disordered sleep in the palliative care population and the impact of sleep disturbance on patients and caregivers - FF 101, 173, 217
- Describe the challenges and clinical considerations when providing oncologic care for geriatric patients - FF 241, 342, 356, 357
- Discuss the options for providing concurrent hospice care and disease-modifying treatment in Veterans with serious illness - FF 82, 87, 90, 140, 152
Fast Facts and Concepts (FF) are a collection of over 300 one-paged, evidence-based, and peer reviewed clinical educational tools designed to answer a targeted clinical issue in hospice and palliative medicine. They capitalize on teachable moments. www.mypcnow.org
Thursday, May 2, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Arrival and Sign-in
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PC-1: When Circumstances Change: Navigating Transitions in Care Like an Expert- Toby Campbell, MD
4:30-6:00 pm Networking Cafe
Opportunity to network with speakers as well as other conference attendees. Cash bar available.
Friday, May 3, 2019
Full-day Conference 8:00 am - 4:50 pm
7:00-7:55 a.m. Arrival & Sign-in/Continental Breakfast
7:55-8:00 a.m. Introduction
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Plenary Session One
The Best Care Possible: Clinical and Cultural Leadership for the 21st Century, Ira Byock, MD, FAAHPM
9:15-9:25 a.m. BREAK
9:25-10:25 a.m. Concurrent Session One
- Nutrition Dilemmas for Palliative Care and Hospice Patients, Sarah Nickoloff, MD
- Geriatric Oncology, Kathryn Bylow, MD
10:25-10:35 a.m. BREAK
10:35-11:35 a.m. Concurrent Session Two
- End of Life Care for Vulnerable Populations, Ann Catlett, MD
- Deprescribing at the End of Life, When Less is More, Elizabeth Bukowy, DO and Kristina Teso, PharmD
This presentation will focus on how to critically review patient's medication lists at end of life and how to pick out common medications that can be deprescribed. We will review strategies for medication reductions and provide education on available resources that can be used both in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
12:50–2:05 pm Plenary Session Two
Managing Pain in Serious Illness and Co-morbid Substance Use Disorder: Challenges and Opportunities, Kathleen Broglio, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE, FPCN
2:05–2:15 p.m. BREAK
2:15–3:15 p.m. Concurrent Session Three
3:15-3:25 p.m. BREAK
3:25–4:40 p.m. Plenary Session Three
Brain Death Bioethics: Fundamental Principles and Emerging Issues, Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD
For nearly 50 years, the diagnosis and consequences of brain death have been well-settled. But no longer. This session reviews four challenges that are compelling hospitals to treat dead patients.
Kathleen Broglio, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE, FPCN, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Ira Byock, MD, FAAHPM, Institute for Human Caring, Providence St. Joseph Health
Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Toby Campbell, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Ann Catlett, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Liana Eskola, DO, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Clayton Hoberman, DO, St. Croix Hospice
Sarah Rogers, LCSW, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
FROEDTERT AND MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN
Elizabeth Bukowy, DO, Fellow, Department of Medicine
Kathyrn Bylow, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Sarah Endrizzi, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Jonathan Gully, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Palliative Care Program
Sarah Nickoloff, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
Kristina Teso, PharmD, Pharmacist, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Sean Tutton, MD, Chief, Professor, Department of Radiology
CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE
Renee Foutz, MD
Paul Stellmacher, MD
Education Program Coordinator
Susan Stoltz, PA-C
Catherine Van Schyndle, APNP
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:
|Kathleen Broglio, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE, FPCN||UptoDate||Author|
|Jonathan Gully, MD||Merck||Spouse, stock ownership|
In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
Kristi Barfield, BS, RN, CHPN, is the Aurora at Home Manager of Hospice and Palliative Care in southeastern Wisconsin. With nearly three decades of experience in end-of-life care, Kristi is devoted to hospice and palliative care as a leader, educator and bedside nurse. She has worked extensively with the We Honor Veterans program in New York and Wisconsin and credits her first hospice patient, a WWII veteran, for teaching her about veteran-specific needs.
Kathleen Broglio, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE, FPCN, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nurse Practitioner in the section of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and a Scholar at the Dartmouth Collaboratory for Implementation Sciences. Her current studies include: opioid risk assessment in oncology; cannabis use in palliative medicine; implementation of opioid management guidelines in palliative care clinic; and interprofessional education in palliative and hospice. She recently completed a quality improvement project funded through the National Institute of Drug Abuse on screening for substance use disorder in the cancer population.
Ira Byock, MD, FAAHPM, is a palliative care physician, author, and advocate for improving care through the end of life. Dr. Byock has been involved in palliative care since 1978. He is a past President (1997) of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and has received the Academy's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. He is active Emeritus Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Dr. Byock lectures nationally and internationally. His books include Dying Well, The Four Things That Matter Most, and The Best Care Possible.
Toby Campbell, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH). He is a thoracic medical oncologist. Chief of Palliative Care and the Ellen and Peter O. Johnson Chair in Palliative Care at the University of Wisconsin. He was the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director from 2010-2017. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UWSMPH and fellowship programs in medical oncology and hospice and palliative medicine at Northwestern University. His research interests are in communication education, empathy, high-risk shared decision-making, and models of care for palliative care implementation. Dr. Campbell's work on communication crosses a variety of disciplines, and he has published in multiple major medical journals on that and other topics.
Ann Catlett, MD, joined the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine as a Clinical Instructor in 2016. She obtained her M.D. degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Catlett is board certified Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Catlett practices as faculty attending on the Palliative Care Service. Her interests include complex illness, ethics in end of life decision-making, and care for the homeless and marginalized.
Liana Eskola, DO, is a palliative medicine clinician educator who practices at the Madison VA hospital and University of Wisconsin. Originally from Northern California, she was educated at Haverford College, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, UCSD, and the University of Wisconsin. In her current role, she teaches medical trainees at all levels of training; spearheads a QI project aimed at improving quality of life for people with heart failure; and does resiliency and narrative medicine work with medical students and palliative medicine fellows. She lives in Madison, WI, with her husband and their opinionated cat.
Clay Hoberman, DO, has been practicing full-time Hospice & Palliative Medicine in the Omaha, NE metro area for the past 9 years in a variety of inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. Currently, he serves as a Regional Medical Director for St. Croix Hospice. Dr. Hoberman is board certified in both Hospice & Palliative Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He has a passion for providing compassionate, high quality care at the end of life as well as promoting the cultural acceptance of hospice and palliative care as an integral part of the healthcare continuum.
Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD is Director of Health Law Institute and Professor of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Professor Pope has nearly 200 publications in leading medical journals, law reviews bar journals, nursing journals, bioethics journals, and book chapters. He coauthors the definitive treatise The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking, and he runs the Medical Futility Blog (with nearly four million page-views). Professor works to calibrate the balance between individual liberty and public health in the end-of-life medical treatment context. Specific research topics have included: medical futility, unwanted medical treatment, ethics committees, brain death, advance directives, surrogate decision making, unrepresented patients, aid in dying, and VSED. More recently, he has been innovating new legal tools to better assure fair internal dispute resolution mechanisms, and adequate informed consent with patient decision aids. Prior to joining academia, Professor Pope practiced at Arnold & Porter LLP and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Pope earned a JD and PhD (in philosophy and bioethics) from Georgetown University.
He is also Adjunct Professor with the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology; Adjunct Associate Professor with the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College; and Visiting Professor of Medical Jurisprudence at St. Georges University.
Sarah Rogers, LCSW, is the coordinator and outpatient social worker for the Palliative Care Program at the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI. During her 12 years with the VA, she has also helped care for veterans and their loved ones in the areas of mental health, suicide prevention, and acute care. She plans and coordinates meetings for the Wisconsin Hospice Veteran Partnership. Outside of work, she spends her time teaching and performing improv comedy and imploring her children to pick up their socks.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health professionals: (RN, Social Workers, Chaplains, etc.)
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 9.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930. This program has been approved for up to 9.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.0 hours of pharmacology). Nurse Practitioners should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.
The planning committee reserves the right to substitute faculty or cancel sessions due to unforeseen circumstances.
Workshops: 3 credits per workshop (up to 3)
Full-day Conference: 6.75 credits
- 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 9.75 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
- 9.75 NP Contact Hours
- 2.00 NP PharmacologyNP Pharmacology credit.
Optional pre-conference Workshops - Thursday, May 2nd
All participants $100 with paid full day conference registration
Full-day Conference – Friday, May 3rd
MD/DO/PhD = $275
Allied Health Care Professionals = $225
Resident/Fellow = $125
Break-Out Sessions - Friday, May 3rd
Break-out sessions are complimentary with a paid registration fee however pre-enrollment is required.
The billing address entered at check out must match the address associated with the credit card used or your credit card will be declined.
A $10.00 non-refundable processing fee is assessed on all registrations
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS WILL BE APPLIED.