Nashville is Site of National Conference and Pediatric Intensive Focusing on Clinical Aspects of Hospice and Palliative Care

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The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will welcome more than 1,000 hospice and palliative professionals and industry experts to Nashville to explore best practices in the field of hospice and palliative care.

Naomi Judd will be opening speaker at hospice conference in October

Naomi Judd will open NHPCO's 15th Clinical Team Conference.

WHO: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in cooperation with the Tennessee Hospice Organization
WHAT: 15th Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive
WHEN: Sunday, October 26 – Wednesday, October 29, 2014
WHERE: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN

Conference Highlights:

“The Magic Bracelet” film screening and discussion – a film written by 15-year-old Rina Goldberg and produced after her death by the Make a Film Foundation; Rina’s parents will be attending. Sunday, October 26, 6:45pm – 7:45pm.

Naomi Judd, opening plenary speaker, "Surviving and Thriving in Challenging Times," on Monday, October 27, 8:30am – 10:00am.

Volunteers are the Foundation of Hospice Awards presentation on Tuesday, October 28, 8:30am – 9:00am.

Bill Thomas, MD, "Re-Imagining Hospice and Palliative Care," Tuesday, October 28, 9:00am – 10:00am.

Ronald J. Crossno, MD, FAAFP, FAAHPM, "The Evolution of Relatedness: Have We Come Full Circle?" on Tuesday, October 28, 1:15pm – 2:30pm.

Kimberly Barboza and Mary Jo Glimer, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, FAAN, "Conversations in Pediatric Palliative Care – Personal Glimpses," on Tuesday, October 28, 1:15pm – 2:30pm.

Conference Exhibit Hall – featuring 70 vendors and organizations; Monday, October 27, 5:00pm – 7:30pm; and Tuesday, October 28, 10:00am – 1:00pm.

"A Night in Mumbai" – a special fund-raising event hosted by Global Partners in Care that celebrates US and International partnerships; Tuesday, October 28, 6:30pm – 9:30pm.

NHPCO gratefully acknowledges the following organizations for providing support for the 15th Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive: Enclara Health/Hospice Pharmacia – the Gold Conference Supporter, Kinnser Software, CHAP Inc., Home Healthcare Solutions, McKesson Connected Care & Analytics, Suncoast Solutions, and SONO – PDC/MMS/Qualis/C2.

Members of the professional print and broadcast media are invited; social media professionals or industry media may register at the advanced conference rate.

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