NORWOOD, Mass., Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts (HPCFM) is pleased to announce that online registration is open for the largest, end-of-life care educational event in New England! Smooth Sailing: Navigating End-of-Life Care Today will feature conference keynote speakers Andrew Dreyfus, President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts on November 2nd, and Danny Bader, Author, Speaker, Certified Coach, jckrbbt on November 3rd.
On November 1st and in partnership with The California State University Institute for Palliative Care, HPCFM is offering a PRECONFERENCE day-long seminar devoted to Community Palliative Care; Ensuring Your Community-Based Palliative Care Success is an interactive and informative full-day workshop designed to teach what it takes to build a palliative care program and provide a customizable organizational implementation plan that can lead to success. Speakers include: Kathy Brandt, MS, the kb group; Janet Bull, MD, FAAHPM, Four Seasons Compassion for Life; and J. Brian Cassel, PhD, JB Cassel Consulting LLC.
Lachlan Farrow, MD, Director of Ethics and Palliative Care Programs, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and President of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship will kick of the preconference with opening remarks.
Hospice and palliative care professionals from all around New England and beyond will choose from over sixty workshops and have the opportunity to visit over forty exhibitor booths showcasing education and products to support the work of these dedicated professionals. The Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA www.fourpointsnorwood.com is the venue for this annual education event offered by the Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts. For more information about the workshops and the sponsors or to register visit www.hospicefed.org
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SOURCE Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts