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Agenda

8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Conference Chair

9:15 a.m. KEYNOTE:
The Brief History of Opioids

Richard Miller, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

10:15 a.m. Break & Exhibits
10:45 a.m. Without Warning: The Special Needs of those with Younger Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Susan Frick, MSW, LSW
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
Rush University Medical Center

11:30 a.m. Prognostication: Challenges in a Changing World

Erin Jackson, MD
Palliative Care Fellow
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

12:00 p.m. Pediatric Palliative Care: Unique Challenges

Dustin Dillon, MD
Palliative Care Fellow
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

12:30 p.m. Lunch & Exhibits
1:30 p.m. Palliative Care Needs of Those with Central Nervous System Tumors

Meg Schwartz, MSN, APN, CNRN
Advanced Practice Nurse
Brain Tumor Institute of Northwestern

2:15 p.m. Break & Exhibits
2:30 p.m. Poetry for Patients: Learning to Read Poetry with Your Colleagues, Patients and Families

Josh Hauser MD
Nora Segar
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

3:30 p.m. POLST: Lessons Learned

Kathy Neely, MD
Attending Physician, Palliative Care
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ethics Committee Chair
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks & Completion of Evaluation Forms
* Agenda subject to change
 

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