Orange City Area Health System and Home Health & Hospice are hosting the Hospice Foundation of America’s 20th Annual National Educational Program entitled “Improving Care for Veterans Facing Illness and Death” on Tuesday, April 23 from 1-4pm at the health system’s main campus, lower level conference rooms, at 1000 Lincoln Circle SE in Orange City.
This program assists end-of-life care providers and health and human services professionals in enhancing their sensitivities and understanding of veterans, and provides professionals with new interventions to better serve dying veterans and their families. The program will also look at military benefits and intersections with VA system. It will also explore the traditions and sensitivities of grieving families and resources that can assist them.
This program is useful to clinicians, administrators, volunteers, and other staff working in hospice and palliative care, hospitals, long-term care, and assisted living facilities.
Continuing education credits are available through HFA for professionals nationwide. There is a $35 online processing fee per certificate, per participant until April 17, 2014. A Certificate of Attendance is also available through HFA .
Pre-registration is required by April 18 by calling the Orange City Area Health System Education Department at 712-737-5260 or [gfpage form=”other” name=”improving care for veterans April 23 2013″].