Hot Topics in Palliative Care 2014 Virtual Conference

Sign up for ‘Hot Topics in Palliative Care‘ a virtual palliative care conference organized by National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) July 8, 9 & 10.

The conference takes place entirely online in "real time," live streaming through the Internet from 6:30am-12:30pm HST.
  • Register online now

  • Final Agenda for the virtual conference (PDF File) 

  • The conference will be held at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) in Kakaako. We meet and watch the streamed live presentations together, starting at 6:30 am HST (12:30 PM EST).
  • You can sign up for one, any two or all three days, with a discount offered to Kōkua Mau members.
  • In this virtual conference all sections of the program are posted on the NHPCO website online at Agenda At-A-Glance. Each workshop has and interactive link to the abstract, presneters and learning objectives. Please just click around and explore. 

Each day has a theme and the topics seem very relevant with great speakers:  

  • Tue. July 8: Opening Plenary: Community-Based Palliative Care
    Martha Twaddle MD, FACP, FAAHPM, Chief Medical Officer Midwest Palliative Hospice Care Center, Associate Professor of Medicine Northwest Healthcare, Chicago, IL
  • Wed. July 9: Clinical Aspects of Palliative Care
    Plenary II: What’s New and What’s Not in Drug Therapy- the 411 and Implications for Palliative Care. Mary Lynn McPherson – PharmD, BCPS, CPE, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD
  • Thur. July 10 Theme: Palliative Care – Building Relationships (no plenary)

Registration fees:

Kōkua Mau members*: $40 per day, $100 for all three days

Non Members: $60 per day, $150 for all three days. 

CMEs can be awarded (by NHPCO directly) for an additional $30 fee.

* A discounted registration fee is offered to all Kōkua Mau members. If your employer is a member you qualify for a discount. Check if your organization or employer is a member

Please check the constatly updated virtual conference on NHPCO’s website.