Notable Presentations

Rainbow associates are frequent presenters at regional, national and international conferences on a diverse set of topics and issues surrounding end-of-life care.  The following includes a recent listing of notable presentations:

 

Nancy Flowers, LCSW, presented on the following:

“Psychosocial Internships in Hospice and Palliative Care” at the 2018 Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Annual Fall Education Conference.

Palliative Care:  Easing Difficult Conversations” at the 2018 Association of Frontotemporal Degeneration National Education Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

“Grief and Loss in Older Adults” at the 2018 Naomi Ruth Cohen Conference in Evanston, Illinois.

“Hospice and Palliative Care” at the 2018 Survive and Thrive Cancer Support Center Annual Survivor Conference in Tinley Park, Illinois.

“Why Supervision Matters: The Impact of Management on Practice and Outcomes” at the 2017 NHPCO Management and Leadership Conference in Washington DC.

“Why Supervision Matters: The Impact of Management on Practice and Outcomes” at the 2017 NHPCO Interdisciplinary Conference in San Diego, California.

“Chicago-Shanghai:  Learning from Each Other as Our Populations Age” at the 2017 American Society on Aging National Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

“Choice and Comfort in the End Stages of Life: Hospice and Palliative Care” at the 2017 American Society on Aging Regional Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

“Social Work Practicums:  Challenges and Opportunities” at the 2017 Social Work and Palliative Care Network National Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

“Patient Centered Hospice and Palliative Care” at the 2017 Illinois Pioneer Network State Conference in Springfield, Illinois.

“Ethical Dilemmas in Aging Services” and “Comfort Care at End of Life: the Role of Hospice and Palliative Care in Long Term Care” at the Illinois Department on Aging Adult Protection and Advocacy 2017 Annual Conference in Springfield, Illinois.

Nargis Nardi, MSN, RN, CHPN®, WCC, presented on the following:

“Collaborative Team Work to Improve Pain and Symptom Management with Internet-enabled Tablets for Hospice Patients with Cancer” at the 2017 Annual Assembly for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona.

“Palliative Wound Care” at the 2018 Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Annual Fall Education Conference.

Joshua Magariel, LCSW, presented on “Habits of the Heart: Attachment Reframing in Grief Therapy” at the 2018 Association for Death Education and Counseling National Conference in Pittsburg, PA.

Diane Boyle, APN, presented on “Communication Skills for Goals of Care Conversations” at the 2017 Annual Conference of Gerontological Advance Practice Nurses in Nashville, Tennessee.

Vicki Scalzitti presents annually at the Compassionate Friends National Conference and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Wellness Conferences.