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      10th Annual Mercy Health Palliative and Supportive Care Conference in Grand Rapids

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      September 27, 2019

      Friday   8:00 AM

      1800 East Beltline Avenue Southeast
      Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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      10th Annual Mercy Health Palliative and Supportive Care Conference

      Welcome to the Mercy Health Palliative & Supportive Care Conference! Full day of speakers and sponsor tables to visit as well. Agenda: 7:15 - 8:00           Registration and continental breakfast 8:00 – 8:10          Welcome and opening remarks – Gerald Harriman, DO                              Medical Director Harbor Hospice and Palliative Care   8:10 – 9:10          Sameh Dwaikat, MD - "Depression in Palliative Settings - A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment"                             Psychiatry and Neurology – Mercy Health Saint Mary's   9:15 – 10:15        Gretchen Roe, MD - "Intractable Pain: Expanding our Palliative Care Toolbox?                              Site Lead for Palliative Care – Spectrum Health   10:15 – 10:30     break/visit exhibit booths   10:30 – 11:30     Nikky Lewis, LMSW - "MiPost 101"                            Advance Care Planning Coordinator for Mercy Health Saint Mary's   11:35 – 12:35     David VanWinkle - "The Role of ACO, Population Health intersecting with Palliative Care"                            Executive Medical Director, Affinia Health Network   12:35 – 1:30        lunch/visit exhibit booths   1:30 – 2:30          Panel – "Growth of the Palliative Care Program"                              Cathie Evans, RN, CHPN (Harbor Palliative Care)                             Megan Trombka, LMSW (Spectrum Health Palliative Care)                             David Veldt, MDiv (Spiritual Caregiver Emmanuel Hospice)                             Andrea Morse, NP (Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care, MHSM)   2:30 – 2:45          break/visit exhibit booths   2:45 – 3:45          Elizabeth Rocha, RN, BSN, CHPPN - "Palliative Care and Pediatrics"                              Clinical Director Anchors Program for Children, Hospice of Michigan   3:45 – 4:00          Wrap up and closing remarks – Beth Skillen, RN,                             Manager Palliative and Supportive Care – Mercy Health Saint Mary's       Joint Accreditation Direct Accreditation Statement "In support of improving patient care, Trinity Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team."   Designation of Credit "This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change."

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