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April 18 Art Exhibit

2017 National Healthcare Decisions Day Art Exhibit at St. Luke’s Hospital Art submitted for the exhibit will be on display from approximately 10 AM until 6 PM on Tuesday, April 18th, and can be viewed at each visitor’s own leisure.  The 2017 NHDD Art Exhibit at St. Luke’s was inspired by the heARTful Expressions project…

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Get ready for National Healthcare Decisions Day 2017

Every year, organizations across the U.S. join together on April 16th to celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), a day of conversations and action about advance care planning.  How can you hold an event that will get your community, your staff, and your patients talking and taking action? We’ve got the answer: hold a Conversation…

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The American Nurses Association (ANA) is now promoting that nurses lead by example.

Nurses have an ethical duty to promote advance care planning conversations and provide care that is consistent with palliative care practice standards. Given their focus on providing patient and family centered health care, nurses are often the first to recognize the need for palliative care and advocate for palliative care services.  In the coming months…

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Good Grief! Can’t You Just Get Over It?

The Gateway Alliance for Compassionate Care at End of Life presented the Network/luncheon: Good Grief! Can’t You Just Get Over It? By: Beth Barrent, MSW, LCSW, CT  & Kelly Karavousanos, LPC, CT Goals/ Learning Objectives: Participants gained knowledge and understanding of: The essentials of grief as a continuum form diagnosis through after death, Explore the three…

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Fall 2015 Workshop

The Gateway Alliance for Compassionate Care at End of Life presents the Fall 2015 workshop/luncheon: Compassion Fatigue: Building Resilience for Self Care Presented by Gary U. Behrman Goals/Learning Objectives: This workshop presents an opportunity for participants to self-examine their strengths amidst the many changing demands that occur when serving those at the end of life. The model…

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