education

Professional and Student Education

An important part of our mission is to provide education to students and professionals regarding all aspects of palliative care, hospice care, grief and loss.  If you are in school to prepare for a healthcare career or are currently working in healthcare and are interested in having Hospice of Northwest Ohio provide education for your group, please contact our Professional Development Department at 419-661-4001 or Laurie Phillipps.

We currently work with the following professional and student groups:

Professionals

Mercy Palliative Care Fellowship
University of Toledo Community Health Project (Summer Medical Student Volunteerism Program)

Students

Bowling Green State University
Lourdes University
Mercy College
Ohio University
Owens Community College
Professional Skills Institute
University of Toledo


The Dr. Sharon Erel Lecture

We also are proud to present the highly praised and anticipated annual Dr. Sharon Erel Lecture, which provides education and insight on a variety of topics related to end-of-life care. Topics and speakers have included:

Ann Berger, MD – Pain Management

Ira Byock, MD – The Best Care Possible

Dennis McCullough, MD – Slow Medicine: The Compassionate Approach to Caring for Our Elders

George Bonanno, PhD – Loss, Trauma and Resilience

Sharon Erel, MD – End-of-Life Conversations

Kathy Kelly, MPA – Who is caring for the Caregiver?

Angelo Volandes, MD – The Importance of The Conversation

 

Coming up!

October 24, 2017 from 7:45 a.m. - Noon, featuring Deborah Grassman, Topic: Soul Injury: Liberating Unmourned Loss and Unforgiven Guilt

More details and registration information coming soon.

 

Experiencing...

     

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Suggested Reading

"Why Do People Die?" Helping Your Child Understand With Love and Illustrations

By Cynthia MacGregor

Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illnesses

By Joanne Lynn, M.D. and Joan Harrold, M.D.

Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life

By Ira Byock, M.D.

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