Diversity and End-of-Life Care teleconference set for April 29

April 02, 2009

Hospice Foundation of America’s 16th annual Living with Grief teleconference, “Diversity and End-of-Life Care” will be held 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29. Registration begins at 1 p.m.

This teleconference will be broadcast via satellite to the hospital auditorium at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

This teleconference is sponsored locally by Hospice of Central Pennsylvania and Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Employment Equity at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

The teleconference will examine how diversity influences end-of-life decision making and the effect that culture has at the time of death and during bereavement. The program will also discuss the challenges that may occur when cultural considerations cause ethical concerns or moral distress. For more information on objectives or a list of panelists, visit www.hospicefoundation.org/teleconference.

The teleconference is moderated by Frank Sesno, professor of media and public affairs at The George Washington University and special correspondent with CNN.

This program is free. Seating is limited. Continuing education credits will be available in many disciplines from Hospice Foundation of America for $25. Instructions will be available at the teleconference sites.

To register, or for more information, call Hospice of Central PA at (717) 732-1000 or (717) 241-0014 or visit www.hospiceofcentralpa.org.

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Last Updated April 02, 2009