Learn more about upcoming conferences provided by Penn Home Care & Hospice Services:
End-of-life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)
March 9 - 10, 2010
End-of-life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) – Geriatric course is part of a national initiative to improve palliative care. The curriculum was developed through the work of nationally recognized palliative care experts with input from reviewers. The curriculum is revised regularly based on participant recommendations and new advances in the field, and is modified for each distinct audience.
Penn Future of Hospice and Palliative Care Conference
March 24, 2010
The Penn Future of Hospice and Palliative Care Conference will provide participants with an in-depth look at the delivery of end-of-life care in medical settings. David J. Casarett, MD, MA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Penn Medicine, NHPCO's Consultant Medical Director and author of Last Acts: Discovering Possibility and Opportunity at the End of Life is the keynote speaker focusing on hospice and palliative discussions between patients and medical professionals.