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VEN Spring Palliative Care Conference: Listening, Language & the Power of Truth-Telling

Posted: May 16, 2019

Vermont Ethics Network Presents:
Listening, Language & the Power of Truth-Telling
In partnership with the Palliative Care & Pain Management Task Force

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019
  • 8:00 a.m.— 4:00 p.m.
  • DoubleTree by Hilton (formerly the Sheraton), Burlington, VT

Featured plenary talks were delivered by Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, D.Litt, FACP and Terry Altilio, MSW, LCSW, ACSW. Breakout sessions covered: Communication about Prognosis, Handling Emotions & Denial, and Pediatric Considerations.

Slide Presentations

Terry Altilio

The Power of Language

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Steve Berns

Foreseeing and Foretelling Prognosis

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Tara Graham

Unpacking Resiliency

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John Saroyan

Listening, Language and the Power of Truth-Telling: Pediatric Considerations

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