2018 PNW Palliative Care Conference




KEYNOTE: Corey Kennard, MACM

Monday April 23rd & Tuesday April 24th

Shoreline Conference Center - 18560 1st Ave NE Shoreline, WA 98155 MAP

**Free Parking**


Sponsored by the Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence and Harborview Medical Center Palliative Care Committee


Monday April 23rd

Tuesday April 24th

8:00 am  Registration, Continental Breakfast &
               Musical Accompaniment
                     Lee Burnside, MD, MBA & David Gruenewald, MD


8:15 am  Introduction & Cambia PCCE Updates

                  Caroline Hurd, MD


8:30 am  KEYNOTE: Things That I Wish I Knew Before I Met My
Patient (Along With Everything Else I Don’t Know)

                     Corey Kennard, MACM




10:45 am  Break


11:00 am  Breakout Sessions

  1.  A Conversation with Corey Kennard Q&A
              Corey Kennard, MACM
  2. Futility: Limitations and Alternatives
               Patsy Treece, RN, MN
  3. Organ Donation - Collaborative Transitions:
    Life Center NW
               Valerie Maurey, CDP, NCACII

12:30  - 1:15 pm             LUNCH


12:45 pm                 OPTIONAL
MEET THE AUTHOR: When Professionals Weep
Therese Johnson, MD, LMHC


3:00 pm   Practicing Resilience through Visual Art: A Community
                Creation sponsored by Providence Hospice of Seattle

                      Katie Poinier, MA, BSN, RN


3:45 pm  Breakout Sessions

  1. A Conversation with Corey Kennard Q and A
              Corey Kennard, MACM
  2. Making a 5-minute Pitch to Leadership about Palliative Care
               John Rieke, MD & Rebecca Davis-Susskind, MPH
  3. Coordinated Care for High Risk Patients: Learning from Brightspots: HIV MAX clinic
                Meena Ramchandani, MD
  4. Health Care Decision Making after Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury: A team approach
                Tonda Anderson PA-C; Margaret Jones, MD;


5:00 pm   ADJOURN

    8:00 am  Registration and Continental Breakfast


    8:30 am  Current Cambia PCCE Research Programs &


                       Erin Kross, MD, MS


    10:00 am Research Presentations

                  Building Resilience in Adolescents & Young Adult with
Nancy Lau, MA, PhD

                   High- Intensity Healthcare Utilization at End of Life for

                   Patients with Cancer in the Puget Sound Region
                       Cara McDermott, PharmD, MSC, PhD
                   Moving Toward a Decision: Physician-Patient Discussion
                   about Goals of Care

                        Rashmi Sharma, MD

                   Treating Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease with
                   Maintenance Dialysis
                        Susan Wong, MD, MS


    11:40 am   Poster Teaser Presentation


    12:15 pm  LUNCH & Poster Viewing/Networking
                     Poster Tours start at 1:00pm
Erin Kross, MD, MS & Ann Long, MD


    1:30 pm  Afternoon Workshops


              5:00 pm   ADJOURN


  • Whitmire & Associates/Redpoint Seattle
  • Palliative Care Training Center
  • LadyBug House
  • Providence Hospice of Seattle
  • LifeCenter Northwest

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