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Dale G. Larson, Ph.D. - National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization Keynote Speaker

"2017 NHPCO's Interdisciplinary Conference"

"Secrets at the End of Life"

Working with people facing illness and grief ushers us into a world of secrets. Clinical experience and empirical evidence now reveal how secrets can undermine both the outcomes of hospice and palliative care and the well-being of the health professionals delivering it. Larson will provide a framework for understanding the phenomena and dynamics of concealment and disclosure. Drawing upon recent work in the areas of self-concealment and health, patient and helper secrets, social constraints, the writing cure and end-of-life conversations, Larson will offer guidelines for overcoming these barriers to quality care and professional well-being.

The Conference was focused on Care, Compliance and Quality, three of the most important aspects for hospice providers today, experience a unique blend of keynotes, concurrent sessions, preconference learning and networking opportunities all grounded in the philosophy of the interdisciplinary organization.

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