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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of HPNA

The 5 C's of Palliative Care: Communication, Coordination, Connection, Community and Centering

John Muir Health, Walnut Creek Medical Center
1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:30am PT - 3:15pm PT
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1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598



How to Have Difficult Conversations in Palliative and Hospice Care


Gloria Lewis, Mary Umstattd, Susan Kimura, Kim Carroll, Dihuyen Ho, mulitple MDs and NPs to facilitate Communication Training

CE Credits

This event offers 6.0 CE credits to attendees.
CE accredited by California Board of Registered Nursing.


Additional Information

Join your local HPNA chapter in learning how to have those DIFFICULT conversations with our patients in the style of VITAL TALK.. This will be a day highlighting the importance of those Palliative Care professionals in preparing patients for their medical trajectory from diagnosis to death. There will be a 2 hour practice session with case scenarios facilitated by MSWs and NPS at the end of the confrence to allow practice with these skills for having difficult conversations.  Please join us for this exciting day!   Encourage your colleagues to join our chapter.  Everyone who brings a new member to the chapter will receive a copy of Drug Dealer, MD by Anna Lembke, MD.  Please notify Debi at if you bring a new member to the chapter.  We are always looking for interested persons to work on our steering board so if you are interested please contact one of the board members.