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FGCU and Lee Memorial Health System Host End of Life Care Conference; Early Bird Registration Ends Oct. 15
10/5/2007

WHO FGCU and Lee Memorial Health System, for the public including health care providers, hospice workers and church participants working with an aging population

WHAT "Body, Mind and Spirit, Managing End of Life Care - An Interdisciplinary Approach" One-day health care conference featuring leading health professionals from the area who provide updates and insights on the physical, psychological and spiritual aspects of end of life care. Keynote speaker is Susan McMillan, professor of nursing and noted researcher in the field from University of South Florida.

WHEN 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16

WHERE Embassy Suites, 10450 Commons Drive, Estero

WHY Presentations include:
     Overview and Trends in Palliative Medicine
     Communicating with Patients and Families at End of Life
     On Children and Death
     Dealing with Grief and Loss: A Health Provider's Perspective
     Pain and Management at End of Life
     Spirituality and Coping at End of Life: The Role of a Health Provider
     Allowing Natural Death Versus DNR: A Health Provider's Perspective
     Keynote: Symptom Management at the End of Life

COST $125 for seven contact hours or $95 for no contact hours - early bird registration by Oct. 15; $135 for seven contact hours, $105 for no contact hours by Nov. 9
Special conference rates available at Embassy Suites. To make reservations logon to www.fortmyersembassy.com, enter dates and insert EOL in box next to Group/Convention Code or call (866) 949-9491.

CONTACT Eileen Regelski at (239) 590-1098 for further information about registration



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