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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
11:00 AM to 11: 45 AM Breakouts 4, 5, or 6
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
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM Breakouts 4, 5, or 6
4:45 PM Evaluation and Adjournment
Breakouts
1. Hospice vs Palliative Care Sara Marlow, RN
2. Palliative Care of the Human Spirit Linda Pribble, Chaplain
3. Communicating Difficult News Julie Reyes, RN, MS
Sheeba Tano DO
4. Medical Futility and Withholding and Withdrawing Michael Frederich MD
5. Palliative Pharmacology Traci White, PharmD
6. Death and Dying Stephanie Benson, MD