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RI & SE Massachusetts ~ Chapter ONS

Challenging Conversations

Saturday, October 13th

8:30am - 12:30pm

Sturdy Memorial Hospital


Hosted by the RI & SE Massachusetts ONS Chapter

Sturdy Memorial Hospital Auditorium


8:30- 8:55am Registration / Breakfast

8:55-9:00am Welcome

9:00 -10:00am “Communicating Difficult News”

Ellen McCabe RN,CHPN

Director of Professional Education, HopeHealth

10:00-11:00am “End of Life Conversations Using Tools from The Conversation Project”

Constance Ducharme RN, BSN, CHPN

Complex Care Manager, Integra Care NE

11:00 – 11:15am - B R E A K

11:15- 12:15pm “Legal and Ethical Issues in Advance Directives”

Jay M. Elias, Esq.

General Counsel Dyer-Lake Funeral Home

12:15pm Program Evaluation

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistage Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. (2.0 contact hours have been applied for). Hope Health will provide 1.0 hours for the program for a total of 3.0 contact hours.

Please register by October 9th, 2018!

Registration Fee:

ONS Members - $40.00

Non-Member - $45.00

Please make checks payable to: R.I. & S.E. MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER ONS

Return Registration and Fee to: Karen Messier, MSN, RN, AOCN, Sturdy Memorial Hospital, 211 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703

You may also email Karen at with the following information: Name, Address, Telephone, Title, ONS Membership #, and email address.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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