End-of-Life Care Mini Summit

Cedar Falls, IA US
March 24, 2018

Registration


Cost: There is no cost to attend. 

Click here to register.

If you have questions, please contact Amy Hunzelman at 319-273-3660 or amy.hunzelman@uni.edu.
 

Target Audience

All interested health providers. 

Purpose

The purpose of the mini-summit is to provide community conversations between medical professionals, social workers, and the general public as they explore and share experiences with end-of-life care. Each of these three identified groups offer a unique perspective of relieving and lessening pain in someone with a life-limiting condition. The mini-summit will also provide compassion and empathy for other people as they cope and experience grief and loss.

Objectives

  1. Understand ethical dilemmas and implications.
  2. Understand the process of end-of-life decision making.
  3. Empathize with patients and caregivers.

Agenda

4 pmRegistration and Check-In
4:30 pm

Concurrent Session I (Select One)

Caring for the Caregiver
Michael Deters, MD, Cedar Valley Hospice

Social Implications of Death and Dying
John Fox, Cedar Valley Hospice

Legislative Update
Jeff Danielson, Iowa Senator, District 30

5:15 pm

Break

5:30 pm

Concurrent Session II (Select One)

Medical Ethical Decision Making
Francis Degnin, MA, PhD, MPM, Associate Professor, University of Northern Iowa

Palliative Care
Michael Deters, MD, Cedar Valley Hospice

6:15 pm

Dinner

7 pm

Performance by the Mercy Killers

Michael Milligan, a blue collar mechanic struggles with his red state perspective when he discovers the lengths he must go to care for his wife. A detailed and emotional journey, Mercy Killers is an unflinching look at the recent past and possible near future of healthcare in America.

  • Improve end-of-life care communication with patients and their families.
  • Empathize with patients and caregivers at end-of-life care.
8 pmBreak
8:15 pm

Bereavement Panel

  • Francis Degnin, MA, PhD, MPM (Moderator)
  • Michael Deters, MD, Cedar Valley Hospice
  • Michael Milligan
9 pm

Adjourn

Disclosures

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individuals have no conflict of interests with commercial interests to disclose.

  • Jeff Danielson, Speaker
  • Francis Degnin, MA, PhD, MPM, Speaker
  • Michael Deters, MD, Speaker
  • John Fox, Speaker
  • Amy Hunzelman, Planning Commitee
  • Michael Milligan, Speaker
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 3.25 IBON
  • 3.25 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
03/24/2018
Course expires: 
03/24/2018
Event starts: 
03/24/2018 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
03/24/2018 - 9:00pm
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
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University of Northern Iowa
8201 Dakota Street
Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
United States
+1 (319) 273-3660

Travel

From the North (Minneapolis):

  • Interstate 35 South to Clear Lake/Mason City, Hwy 18, exit 194. Go east on Hwy 18.
  • At Charles City, follow Hwy 218 south to Cedar Falls.
  • At Cedar Falls, take Hwy 58 south to the University Avenue Exit (approx 3.5 miles)
  • At the bottom of the exit, go right (west) on University Avenue.
  • Proceed through two stop lights, and you will see the Performing Arts Center on the right.
  • The first road after the Center is Ohio Street. Go right on Ohio Street. The Loading Dock/Stage Door is to the right, at the rear of the building.

From the West (Des Moines/Omaha)

  • Interstate 80 East to Altoona, Hwy 65, exit 142. Go North East toward Marshalltown.
  • After 19 miles, continue North East on Hwy 330 toward Marshalltown.
  • After 20 miles, go East on Hwy 30, toward Toledo.
  • After 22 miles, at Toledo, go North on Hwy 63, toward Hudson.
  • After 43 miles, at Hudson, take Hwy 58 North toward Cedar Falls.
  • After 5 miles, at the intersection of Hwy 20, the road you are on becomes Hudson Road. Stay on Hudson Road, DO NOT follow Hwy 58.
  • After 3 miles, at the intersection of University Avenue (stop lights), go right (East) on University Avenue.
  • Take the first left, which is Ohio Street. The Performing Arts Center is to your right. The Loading Dock/Stage Door is to the right, at the rear of the building.

From the East (Chicago)

  • Interstate 80 West to Iowa City. Take Interstate 380, exit 239, North toward Cedar Rapids.
  • Follow Interstate 380 to Waterloo.
  • Take Hwy 20, exit 71, West toward Cedar Falls.
  • Follow Hwy 20 for approximately 10 miles and exit on Hudson Road.
  • Take Hudson Road North to Cedar Falls.
  • After 3 miles, at the intersection of University Avenue (stop lights), go right (East) on University Avenue.
  • Take the first left, which is Ohio Street. The Performing Arts Center is to your right. The Loading Dock/Stage Door is to the right, at the rear of the building.

From the South East (St. Louis/Springfield)

  • Interstate 74 North to the intersection of Interstate 80 near Davenport, IA.
  • Interstate 80 West to Iowa City. Take Interstate 380, exit 239, North toward Cedar Rapids.
  • Follow Interstate 380 to Waterloo.
  • Take Hwy 20, exit 71, West toward Cedar Falls.
  • Follow Hwy 20 for approximately 10 miles and exit on Hudson Road.
  • Take Hudson Road North to Cedar Falls.
  • After 3 miles, at the intersection of University Avenue (stop lights), go right (East) on University Avenue.
  • Take the first left, which is Ohio Street. The Performing Arts Center is to your right. The Loading Dock/Stage Door is to the right, at the rear of the building.\

From the South West (Kansas City)

  • Interstate 35 to Des Moines.
  • Interstate 80 East to Altoona, Hwy 65, exit 142. Go North East toward Marshalltown.
  • After 19 miles, continue North East on Hwy 330 toward Marshalltown.
  • After 20 miles, go East on Hwy 30, toward Toledo.
  • After 22 miles, at Toledo, go North on Hwy 63, toward Hudson.
  • After 43 miles, at Hudson, take Hwy 58 North toward Cedar Falls.
  • After 5 miles, at the intersection of Hwy 20, the road you are on becomes Hudson Road. Stay on Hudson Road, DO NOT follow Hwy 58.
  • After 3 miles, at the intersection of University Avenue (stop lights), go right (East) on University Avenue.
  • Take the first left, which is Ohio Street. The Performing Arts Center is to your right. The Loading Dock/Stage Door is to the right, at the rear of the building.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 3.25 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the University of Northern Iowa. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 3.25 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other: This live activity is designated for 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 3.25 IBON
  • 3.25 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/24/2018
Course expires: 
03/24/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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Registration


Cost: There is no cost to attend. 

Click here to register.

If you have questions, please contact Amy Hunzelman at 319-273-3660 or amy.hunzelman@uni.edu.