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The Melton D. & Muriel Haney Interprofessional Conference: Compassionate Care at the End of Life

Event

Title

The Melton D. & Muriel Haney Interprofessional Conference: Compassionate Care at the End of Life

When

Sat., Nov 9 2013 - 11:00 AM

Where

School of Nursing, McLeod Hall

Program Description

This symposium will bring together various health professionals who share interest in relieving suffering and providing compassionate care to individuals and families at the end of life. Plenary and breakout sessions will be evidence-based, innovative and inspiring. A reception will immediately follow to foster networking.

Goals and Objectives

Following this symposium, participants will be better able to:

  • Discuss why effective communication with colleagues, patients, families in end-of-life settings is essential for compassionate care
  • Identify interprofessional teamwork essentials for compassionate end-of-life care
  • Recognize risk factors and early symptoms of vicarious trauma and burnout in end-of-life caregivers and develop effective treatment plans for them

Location

The symposium will be held at the University of Virginia School of Nursing’s McLeod Hall, 202 Lancaster Way, Charlottesville, VA. Free parking is available in the McLeod Parking Garage.

Contact Information

Tricia Wilson, MS Program Manager, Office of Continuing Medical Education 434-924-1657 (phone) • 434-982-1415 (fax) tricia_wilson@virginia.edu

For more information and to register visit the School of Nursing website.