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Las Cruces
Palliative Care Conference

Schedule

SAVE THE DATE | October 23, 2021, 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday, October 23, 2021:

8:00 AM Open Remarks and Welcome and Announcements
Video: “Who We Are: The Las Cruces Palliative Care Coalition”
8:15 AM to 9:45 AM Opening Plenary
Palliative Pain Management in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic

Stephanie Benson MD
9:45 AM to 10:00 AM Q & A
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Breakouts 1, 2, or 3
Room 160 – Breakout 1: Hospice vs Palliative Care
Room 155/156 – Breakout 2: Palliative Care of the Human Spirit
Room 158 – Breakout 3: Medical Futility and Withholding and Withdrawing
11:00 AM to 11: 45 AM Breakouts 4, 5, or 6
Room 155/156 – Breakout 4: Communicating Difficult News
Room 158 – Breakout 5: Palliative Pharmacology
Room 160 – Breakout 6: Death and Dying
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Second Plenary
Palliative Care: Symptom Management.

Michael Frederich MD
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM Q & A
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM Breakouts 1, 2, or 3
Room 158 – Breakout 1: Hospice vs Palliative Care
Room 155/156 – Breakout 2: Palliative Care of the Human Spirit
Room 160 – Breakout 3: Medical Futility and Withholding and Withdrawing
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM Breakouts 4, 5, or 6
Room 155/156 – Breakout 4: Communicating Difficult News
Room 160 – Breakout 5: Palliative Pharmacology
Room 158 – Breakout 6: Death and Dying
4:45 PM Evaluation and Adjournment
Breakouts
1. Hospice vs Palliative Care Sarah Marlow, RN
2. Palliative Care of the Human Spirit Linda Pribble, Chaplain
3. Medical Futility and Withholding and Withdrawing Michael Frederich MD
4. Communicating Difficult News Julie Reyes, RN, MS
Sheeba Tano DO
5. Palliative Pharmacology Traci White, PharmD
6. Death and Dying Stephanie Benson, MD

Conference CME Accreditations

Activity Description: This will be a live presentation as well as a live online presentation with audience interaction lasting approximately 6.5 hours.

Financial Disclosure for Speakers and Planners: There is no financial support for this activity. All presenters and planners do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 6.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Memorial Medical Center and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This event has been approved for 6.0 Social Work CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico Chapter (NASW-NM). The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary.

Nursing Continuing Education – According to the New Mexico Board of Nursing’s Continuing Education website, this conference meets criteria of Continuing Education Offered by Providers of Continuing Education:  https://nmbon.sks.com/general-continuing-education-information.aspx

Certificates of CME credit/attendance will be provided to attendees upon completion of the conference evaluation/attestation.

Saturday, October 23, 2021:

8:00 AM Open Remarks and Welcome and Announcements
Video: “Who We Are: The Las Cruces Palliative Care Coalition”
8:15 AM to 9:45 AM Opening Plenary
Palliative Pain Management in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic

Stephanie Benson MD
9:45 AM to 10:00 AM Q & A
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Hospice vs Palliative Care
Sarah Marlow, RN
11:00 AM to 11: 45 AM Death & Dying
Stephanie Benson, MD
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Second Plenary
Palliative Care: Symptom Management.

Michael Frederich MD
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM Q & A
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM Medical Futility and Withholding & Withdrawing
Michael Frederich, MD
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM Palliative Pharmacology
Traci White, PharmD
4:45 PM Evaluation and Adjournment

Conference CME Accreditations

Activity Description: This will be a live presentation as well as a live online presentation with audience interaction lasting approximately 6.5 hours.

Financial Disclosure for Speakers and Planners: There is no financial support for this activity. All presenters and planners do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 6.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Memorial Medical Center and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This event has been approved for 6.0 Social Work CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico Chapter (NASW-NM). The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary.

Nursing Continuing Education – According to the New Mexico Board of Nursing’s Continuing Education website, this conference meets criteria of Continuing Education Offered by Providers of Continuing Education:  https://nmbon.sks.com/general-continuing-education-information.aspx

Certificates of CME credit/attendance will be provided to attendees upon completion of the conference evaluation/attestation.

In-Person Schedule

Saturday, October 23, 2021:

8:00 AM Open Remarks and Welcome and Announcements
Video: “Who We Are: The Las Cruces Palliative Care Coalition”
8:15 AM to 9:45 AM Opening Plenary
Palliative Pain Management in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic

Stephanie Benson MD
9:45 AM to 10:00 AM Q & A
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Breakouts 1, 2, or 3
Room 160 – Breakout 1: Hospice vs Palliative Care
Room 155/156 – Breakout 2: Palliative Care of the Human Spirit
Room 158 – Breakout 3: Medical Futility and Withholding and Withdrawing
11:00 AM to 11: 45 AM Breakouts 4, 5, or 6
Room 155/156 – Breakout 4: Communicating Difficult News
Room 158 – Breakout 5: Palliative Pharmacology
Room 160 – Breakout 6: Death and Dying
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Second Plenary
Palliative Care: Symptom Management.

Michael Frederich MD
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM Q & A
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM Breakouts 1, 2, or 3
Room 158 – Breakout 1: Hospice vs Palliative Care
Room 155/156 – Breakout 2: Palliative Care of the Human Spirit
Room 160 – Breakout 3: Medical Futility and Withholding and Withdrawing
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM Breakouts 4, 5, or 6
Room 155/156 – Breakout 4: Communicating Difficult News
Room 160 – Breakout 5: Palliative Pharmacology
Room 158 – Breakout 6: Death and Dying
4:45 PM Evaluation and Adjournment
Breakouts
1. Hospice vs Palliative Care Sarah Marlow, RN
2. Palliative Care of the Human Spirit Linda Pribble, Chaplain
3. Medical Futility and Withholding and Withdrawing Michael Frederich MD
4. Communicating Difficult News Julie Reyes, RN, MS
Sheeba Tano DO
5. Palliative Pharmacology Traci White, PharmD
6. Death and Dying Stephanie Benson, MD

Conference CME Accreditations

Activity Description: This will be a live presentation as well as a live online presentation with audience interaction lasting approximately 6.5 hours.

Financial Disclosure for Speakers and Planners: There is no financial support for this activity. All presenters and planners do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 6.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Memorial Medical Center and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This event has been approved for 6.0 Social Work CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico Chapter (NASW-NM). The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary.

Nursing Continuing Education – According to the New Mexico Board of Nursing’s Continuing Education website, this conference meets criteria of Continuing Education Offered by Providers of Continuing Education:  https://nmbon.sks.com/general-continuing-education-information.aspx

Certificates of CME credit/attendance will be provided to attendees upon completion of the conference evaluation/attestation.

Virtual – Livestream Schedule

Saturday, October 23, 2021:

8:00 AM Open Remarks and Welcome and Announcements
Video: “Who We Are: The Las Cruces Palliative Care Coalition”
8:15 AM to 9:45 AM Opening Plenary
Palliative Pain Management in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic

Stephanie Benson MD
9:45 AM to 10:00 AM Q & A
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Hospice vs Palliative Care
Sarah Marlow, RN
11:00 AM to 11: 45 AM Death & Dying
Stephanie Benson, MD
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Second Plenary
Palliative Care: Symptom Management.

Michael Frederich MD
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM Q & A
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM Medical Futility and Withholding & Withdrawing
Michael Frederich, MD
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM Palliative Pharmacology
Traci White, PharmD
4:45 PM Evaluation and Adjournment

Conference CME Accreditations

Activity Description: This will be a live presentation as well as a live online presentation with audience interaction lasting approximately 6.5 hours.

Financial Disclosure for Speakers and Planners: There is no financial support for this activity. All presenters and planners do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 6.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Memorial Medical Center and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This event has been approved for 6.0 Social Work CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico Chapter (NASW-NM). The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary.

Nursing Continuing Education – According to the New Mexico Board of Nursing’s Continuing Education website, this conference meets criteria of Continuing Education Offered by Providers of Continuing Education:  https://nmbon.sks.com/general-continuing-education-information.aspx

Certificates of CME credit/attendance will be provided to attendees upon completion of the conference evaluation/attestation.