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Community Hospice Clinical Education Dinner


Date : April 19, 2018 -
Time : 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location : Community Hospice
Address : 4368 Spyres Way
Modesto, CA 95356
Description : Presenter

Dr. Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH

Join Dr. Zitter as she shares her award winning Extremis, the highly-decorated short documentary featuring the work of Dr. Zitter and her team in the ICU of Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. The film takes you into the heart of the ICU, the front line of public crisis that touches all of us: people dying badly. Watch as patients and families grapple with the complexities of urgent medical decision-making in serious illness and witness both the beauty of saving life and the beauty of a good death. Immediately following the film, Dr. Zitter will lead discussions on featured end-of-life topics with an aim to improve healthcare teamsí efficacy in caring for seriously ill patients and their families.

Event Description

This event is designed to educate community residents and healthcare professionals on end-of-life issues. Continuing education units are available for RN/LVN/CNA/HHA. Video/lecture will be the primary teaching technique.


1. Discuss the public crisis in healthcare systems regarding dying in America today.

2. Describe measures to enhance team efficacy when dealing with end-of-life patients and families.

3. Identify key components to initiate end-of-life conversations.

Continuing Education Details

RN/LVN/CNA/HHA: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; Provider No. CEP 6818 and NAC 1033, for two (2) contact hours. SW: This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers.

Registration Information/Cost

Event size is limited to the first 140 participants. Please register early. The cost for this event is $35 per participant. Event fees include dinner and CEU units.
Contact : Community Hospice
Phone : (209) 578-6300
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