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Registration opens for 2010 National Bereavement Teleconference

Editors: For more information or to arrange an interview regarding the 2010 National Bereavement Teleconference, contact Peggy Ore in UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at 715-836-5645 or orepd@uwec.edu.

RELEASED: Jan. 6, 2010

EAU CLAIRE —The 2010 National Bereavement Teleconference, "Living with Grief: Cancer and End-of-Life Care," will run from 12:15-4 p.m. March 24 in the Community Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Local co-hosts are the Chippewa Valley CARE Coalition and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education.  

The program will include discussion about care options related to cancer diagnoses as well as loss and grief reactions for patients, families and professional caregivers. Featured panelists will examine psychosocial aspects of cancer, pain management and ethical issues related to the disease.

This program will be of interest to a range of professionals including healthcare providers, social workers, clergy, case managers, funeral directors and caregivers.

Participants can earn continuing education contact hours. It will provide an opportunity for professionals to interact with Chippewa Valley-area colleagues who share an interest in end-of-life issues.

The program fee is $10. Registration is required.

To register, receive additional program information or to request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, call 715-836-3636/toll-free 866-893-2423, use the Wisconsin Relay System (711), visit www.uwec.edu/ce or e-mail
ce@uwec.edu.

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