Educational Seminars

Calvert Hospice is partnering with Calvert Memorial Hospital to provide educational seminars to our community. Attendees will learn about topics that impact end-of-life care for patients and their families. Sessions are designed to encourage group discussion.

Seating is limited, so register early for seminars. All classes will be held at “The Space” 96 Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick (behind Outback Steakhouse).

For more information, contact Peggy Braham at 410-535-0892 or pbraham@calverthospice.org.

Upcoming Seminars:

Stories from Hospice and Palliative Care: Making the Most of Every Moment
November 7, 2017
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Presenters: Stephanie Carpenter, MD, Director of Medicine & Palliative Care for Calvert Hospice and Sarah Simmons, RN, MSN, CHPN, Director of Education & Quality for Calvert Hospice
Calvert Hospice staff will address the myths surrounding hospice care and share stories that tell how hospice team members not only help redefine hope for their patients, but also provide support for family members. Learn why the best time to call Hospice for information is now.
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Managing Your Medications 
November 14, 2017
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Presenter: Mary Lynn McPherson, Pharm.D., BCPS, CPE, Professor & Executive Director for the Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science for the University of Maryland
Dr. McPherson will help participants understand and learn to manage medications. Topics will include questions to ask your doctor or pharmacist, medication side effects and interactions, successfully managing medications for yourself and your loved ones, and medication safety.
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Navigating the Holidays
December 12, 2017
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Presenter: Calvert Hospice Bereavement Staff
Grieving the death of a loved one during the holidays can be especially challenging. Calvert Hospice bereavement staff will focus on providing information about coping with your loss, remembering and honoring your loved one, and finding new meaning and healing during the holiday season while also caring for yourself.
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Join us for a special presentation for healthcare professionals: Supporting Professional Caregivers Workshop with Rev. Dr. Carla Cheatham

November 2, 2017
9:00 – 12:30 pm
Presenter: Rev. Dr. Carla Cheatham
Cost: $25 for ticket / $50 for ticket + 3 Social Work CEUs
The Supporting Professional Caregivers Workshop consists of two sessions: Interventions with Patients and Families Experiencing Grief, Conflict, and Anger; and Ethical Boundaries and Cultural Humility: Increasing Professional Competence and Personal Health in Caregiving
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