September is National Pain Awareness Month

In recognition of National Pain Awareness Month and the millions of Americans who struggle to live with chronic pain, PAINS, a program of the Center for Practical Bioethics, is hosting an evening with NHHPCO member and author Dr. David Nagel and artist Jacquelyn Sullivan Gould in Kansas City MO on Sept 15th.

Dr Nagel will be speaking about his newly released book Needless Suffering: How Society Fails Those Who Live with Chronic Pain as he did at the NHHPCO/HCANH Annual Meeting in June.


21st NHHPCO Annual Conference

The lineup has been confirmed!

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Thursday, NOVEMBER 10, 2016
8am - 4pm

THE BEST CARE POSSIBLE – COMMUNITIES OF CARE

Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS, award winning author, geriatrician, hospice physician, health services researcher, quality improvement advisor, policy advocate, and leader of the Center on Elder Care and Advanced Illness for Altarum Institute.
Caring for Frail Elders - Getting What We Want and Need
 
Kate Lally, MD, FACP, Chief of Palliative Care, Care New England Health System, Medical Director at Integra ACO and Hospice Medical Director of Care New England VNA Hospice. Dr. Lally was named an "Inspiring Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leader Under 40" by the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
Developing Community Palliative Care
 
Jennifer Ballentine, MA, President, The Iris Project, has more than 15 years' experience in hospice and palliative care, healthcare ethics and public policy, adult education, program development and management, change design, and nonprofit leadership.
Ethical Reflections on Physician Assisted Suicide and Hospice Values
 
Becky Field, Photographer, Concord, NH
Different Roots, Common Dreams: New Hampshire's Cultural Diversity


Program Schedule

  • 8:15 – 9:15 Joanne Lynn, MD – Altarum Institute – Caring for Frail Elders – Getting What We Want and Need
  • 9:15 – 10:15 Kate Lally, MD – Developing Community Palliative Care
  • 10:45 – 11:30 Becky Field, Photographer - Different Roots, Common Dreams: New Hampshire's Cultural Diversity 
  • 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30 – 1:30 Breakout sessions
    ♣ Kathleen Broglio, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE, FPCN, Palliative Care, DHMC – Managing Pain in Individuals with Serious Illness and Comorbid Substance Abuse Disorder
    ♣ SAGE Maine - Supporting the Unique Needs of LBGT Adults
    ♣ Kristin Barnum, RN, MBA, Bayada Hospice – Medicare Care Choices Model project
    ♣ Kate Lally, MD – Having the POLST Conversation
  • 1:30 – 1:45 Break
  • 1:45 – 3:15 Jennifer Ballentine, MA, President, The Iris Project – Ethical Reflections on Physician Assisted Suicide and Hospice Values
    Includes panel discussion facilitated by Rob Spencer, MD and featuring John Saroyan, MD, Paul Drager, and Rev. Mary Francis Drake.
  • 3:15 – 3:30 Break
  • 3:30 – 3:55 Veterans topic
  • 4:00 Evaluations / Adjourn

Being Mortal Flyer and list of events in NH Autumn 2016

Being Mortal Flyer and list of events in NH Autumn 2016


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