Join us for the 1st annual Big Sky Palliative Care Conference.

As the field of palliative care continues to grow, it is more essential than ever to stay up to date on the ever changing landscape of treatments and resources.

This conference offers attendees the opportunity to dive into an array of palliative care topics including:

     •   Advanced Care Planning
     •   Challenging Conversations
     •   Pediatric Palliative Care
     •   Ethical Dilemmas
     •   Interventional Procedures for Symptom Management
     •   Medicare Hospice Benefit
     •   Dementia and Palliative Care
     •   Palliative Treatments in Oncology
     •   Improving Provider Resiliency

In association with:

 

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Schedule

Friday, May 10, 2019 | Day One

 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Registration / Breakfast
   Grand Ballroom  Hart / Alpin Room
 8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome/Reflection
 8:30 - 9:45 a.m.  Challenging Conversations with Serious Illness
 Kathryn Borgenicht, MD
 Theology / Catholic Health Principles
 Ken Homan, PhD
 9:45 - 10 a.m.  Break / Vendors
 10 - 11 a.m.  Palliative Treatments in Oncology
 Patrick Cobb, MD
 Medical Hospice Benefit
 Katherine Dietrich, DO
 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Ethical Dilemmas
 Nathan Allen, MD, FACEP
 Culture of Care
 Kassie Runsabove
 12 - 1 p.m.  Lunch / Vendors
 1 - 2 p.m.  Living with Alzheimer's - Late State, Part 1
 Charlotta Eaton, MD
 Palliative Care Use in the Rural Primary Care Setting
 Heather Johns
 2 - 3 p.m.  Interventional Procedures for Symptom Management   
 Brian Christianson, MD
 Improving Provider Resiliency
 Colette Kirchhoff, MD, FAAFP
 3 - 3:15 p.m.  Break / Vendors
 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.  Pain Management in Palliative Care
 Kerry Eby, MD
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 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.  Online Learning in Palliative Care
 Keynote Speaker: Kavitha Ramchandran, MD
 Closed
 5:15 p.m.  Adjorn

 

Social Event at the Petroleum Club

Friday, May 10 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sponsored by St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation

 

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | Day Two

 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast / Welcome
   Grand Ballroom  Hart / Alpin Room
 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Ethics Cases
 Ken Homan, PhD
 Poster Presentations / Contest
 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.  Be not so afraid: An Approach to Pediatric Palliative Care
 Chris Jons, MD
 Poster Presentations / Contest
 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.  Break / Vendors
 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.  Living with Alzheimer's - Late Stage, Part 2
 Charlotta Eaton, MD
 Poster Presentations / Contest
 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Palliative Care in Montana
 Poster Presentations / Contest
 12:45 p.m.  Adjourn

(Agenda and topics subject to change)