School of Social Work & Sociology
Phone: (509) 527-2273

Continuing Education to Social Workers

CEU credit (6) available.


5th Annual Palliative Care Forum

LOOK HOW FAR WE’VE COME The Evolution of Palliative Care
Sponsored by the Tri-State Inland Northwest Hospice Veteran Partnership

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Melvin K. West Fine Arts Center
Walla Walla University
204 S. College Avenue
College Place, WA

8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Registration begins at 8:00 am

KEYNOTE:  Post Traumatic Stress and Contemporary Health Care
Kraig Russell, MD
Medical Director, Palliative Care, Portland Adventist Medical Center

Emerging Palliative Care Programs
Moderator: Catherine Zimmerman, LICSW, Walla Walla Community Hospice
Carmen Morbach, RN-BC, Walla Walla VAMC; Janalee Wagner, LICSW, Walla Walla VAMC; Carrie Gilman,
LICSW, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospice; Kelly Jensen, MN, DNP, ARNP, Heartlinks Hospice and
Palliative Care; Timothy Ledbetter, DMin, BCC, Chaplaincy-Hospice and Palliative Care

Moral Distress
Mathew Kuempel, Chaplain, Chaplaincy-Hospice and Palliative Care

Early Integration of Palliative Care and Oncology
David Slack, MD, Group Health Cooperative

Savvy Caregiving
Edward Parker, LICSW, BCD Caregiver Support Coordinator, WWVAMC

Registered Nurses
Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (WSHPCO) is an approved provider of
continuing nursing education by the Washington State Nurses Association Continuing Education
Approval and Recognitions Program (WSNA CEARP), an accredited approver by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 6.0 contact hours will be awarded.

Social Workers
This program has been approved for 6.0 CEUs by the NASW Washington State Chapter. Licensed Social
Workers, Marriage
and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors are eligible. Provider number is

Registration is ON-LINE ONLY via

Early Registration $50 through July 25
Late Registration $75 after July 25

A vegetarian lunch is included in the conference fee.

The Tri-State Inland Northwest Hospice Veteran Partnership organizing committee:
Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center, Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care
Organization, Walla Walla University School of Social Work and Sociology, Chaplaincy-Hospice and
Palliative Care, Walla Walla Community Hospice

FOR MORE INFORMATION Carmen Morbach, RN-BC, BA, CHPN, PMN Palliative Care Coordinator
Home and Community Based Services Jonathan M. Wainwright VA Medical Center (509) 525-5200 x26746

            Registration Link

Palliative Care Conference Handouts


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