Upcoming Events

12/19/2019 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA

Advance Care Planning is a process that takes time and active reflection. With a diagnosis of dementia, it gets more difficult to reflect on goals for end-of-life care. ACP+D presentations are designed to educate people who have either received a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone who has. We’ll cover

  • the importance of starting ACP early
  • ...
03/04/2020 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA
Rebecca Rech Cutler, a former Hospice nurse and/or Bill Lombard, a local nephrologist, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. Advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of palliative care are discussed. They also will...
03/10/2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Viking Union, Room 462, Western Washington University, Bellingham

March 10 - REALITIES OF ADVANCED MEDICAL INTERVENTION

Bill Lombard, a local nephrologist, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. This interactive session will allow for questions and dialogue, and some equipment used in the ICU will be available for viewing.

 

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03/12/2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Viking Union, Room 462, Western Washington University, Bellingham

March 10 - REALITIES OF ADVANCED MEDICAL INTERVENTION

Bill Lombard, a local nephrologist, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. This interactive session will allow for questions and dialogue, and some equipment used in the ICU will be available for viewing.

 

March...

03/19/2020 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA

Advance Care Planning is a process that takes time and active reflection. With a diagnosis of dementia, it gets more difficult to reflect on goals for end-of-life care. ACP+D presentations are designed to educate people who have either received a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone who has. We’ll cover

  • the importance of starting ACP early
  • ...
04/17/2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Settlemyer Hall, Bellingham Technical College, 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225t. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA

The Palliative Care Institute Spring Conference will feature some exciting keynote speakers and breakout sessions and some complicated case studies to illustrate how our cultural identities and belief systems influence how we interact and engage with the patients and families we serve, and also examine how these elements impact family decision making when facing serious illness or death or after death care.

Together we will investigate how the...

06/03/2020 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA
Rebecca Rech Cutler, a former Hospice nurse and/or Bill Lombard, a local nephrologist, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. Advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of palliative care are discussed. They also will...
06/18/2020 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA

Advance Care Planning is a process that takes time and active reflection. With a diagnosis of dementia, it gets more difficult to reflect on goals for end-of-life care. ACP+D presentations are designed to educate people who have either received a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone who has. We’ll cover

  • the importance of starting ACP early
  • ...
09/02/2020 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA
Rebecca Rech Cutler, a former Hospice nurse and/or Bill Lombard, a local nephrologist, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. Advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of palliative care are discussed. They also will...
12/02/2020 - 10:00am
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA
Rebecca Rech Cutler, a former Hospice nurse and/or Bill Lombard, a local nephrologist, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. Advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of palliative care are discussed. They also will...