- This event has passed.
Teaming Up: How Community Resources Can Partner in Providing Care to Children with Chronic, Complex and Life-Limiting Illness
September 22, 2017
Please join us, in collaboration with SIH, for “Teaming Up” to learn more about how community resources can partner in providing care to children with chronic, complex and life-limiting illnesses.
8:30 – 9:00am Registration & Refreshments
9:00 – 10:30am What is Palliative Care? Improving the Care for Children with Chronic, Complex & Life-Limiting Illness. Difficult Decisions: How to Compassionately Communicate with Families
10:30 – 10:45am Break
10:45 – 11:15am Continuum of Care: Models of Palliative, Hospice, and Concurrent Care
11:15 – 12:00pm Case Studies
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch & Networking
1:00 – 2:00pm Loss, Grief & Bereavement: Unique Needs of Children & the Families Who Care for Them
2:00 – 2:15pm Break
2:15 – 3:15pm Parent Perspective
3:15 – 4:00pm Boundaries & Self-Care / Closing & Evaluations
Location : SIH/Southern Illinois Healthcare 1239 E Main Street Carbondale, IL
Target Audience: The target audience for this conference is providers caring for children and their families, including physicians, administrators, nurses and psychosocial professionals (psychologists, social workers, child life specialists, chaplains, etc.).
Social work contact hours
Nursing contact hours
• Dr. Billie Winegard & Laura Sollenberger, Children’s Hospital of Illinois
• Dr. Sherry Williams & Abby Woods, SIH Healthcare
• Jen Misasi, Rush University Medical Center
• Parent Advocates