Upcoming Events

06/29/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
HEC Conference Center Rooms A & C 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA 98225

It takes a team to manage chronic pain.

Meet the WISH team from Eugene (Willamette Integrative Services & Healthcare)

Keynote Speaker: James R. Morris, MD &

Karla Austin, FNP, ND, Scott Pengelly, PhD, Leigh Ann Turner, LPTA, Kate Fabian, Yoga Nidra instructor

*Local presenters in the afternoon*

 

Goal: Increase knowledge about alternatives to opioid management of chronic pain

Objectives:   

1. Learn how to reduce dependence on opioids to manage...

08/18/2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Orchard at Hovander Homestead, 5299 Nielsen Ave, Ferndale, WA 98248

We’re hosting a dinner party you just can’t refuse.

WWU’s Palliative Care Institute has partnered with A Sacred Passing and The End of Life Washington Organization, formerly called Compassion & Choices, to offer an evening of great food, wine, information, laughter and a little portion of death.

We are bringing the best resources together for an entertaining evening that will actually be good for you. Having Death, or his stand in, over for Dinner can be an easier way to approach the conversation about end-of-life...

09/27/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center, Room C, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham

Koala and Cathy, experienced ICU nurses, discuss in frank terms the meaning of advanced medical interventions and patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. The nurses present 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. These interactive sessions will allow for questions and dialogue, and some equipment used in the ICU will be available for viewing. Advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of community-based palliative care...

10/20/2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Lairmont Manor, 405 Fieldston Road, Bellingham, WA 98225

We’re hosting a dinner party you just can’t refuse.

WWU’s Palliative Care Institute has partnered with A Sacred Passing and The End of Life Washington Organization, formerly called Compassion & Choices, to offer an evening of great food, wine, information, laughter and a little portion of death.

We are bringing the best resources together for an entertaining evening that will actually be good for you. Having Death, or his stand in, over for Dinner can be an easier way to approach...

12/14/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center, Room C, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham

Koala and Cathy, experienced ICU nurses, discuss in frank terms the meaning of advanced medical interventions and patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. The nurses present 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. These interactive sessions will allow for questions and dialogue, and some equipment used in the ICU will be available for viewing. Advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of community-based palliative care...