July Lunch and Learn Announced: Hospice – A Comforting Presence

Hospice of the Red River Valley invites health care professionals to its July Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, from noon-1 p.m.

Topic, Presenter & Date
The next Lunch and Learn will take place on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, from noon-1 p.m.

Roxanne Smedsrud, RN, clinical education specialist with Hospice of the Red River Valley, will present on the topic of Hospice: A Comforting Presence. In this session, participants will learn the scope of hospice care, including evidence-based nursing interventions for management of end-of-life signs and symptoms, and comfort measures to ensure patient dignity.

Continuing Education
Hospice of the Red River Valley is an approved provider of continuing education for social workers and nurses* in North Dakota. This program will be awarded 1 contact hour.

*CEs for nurses available only for this presentation.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

For your convenience, Lunch and Learns will be held in five Hospice of the Red River Valley Office locations:

  • Fargo – 1701 38th Street SW, Fargo, N.D.
  • Detroit Lakes* – 1111 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
  • Grand Forks* – 2860 10th Avenue N., Ste. 400, Grand Forks, N.D.
  • Lisbon* – 415 Main Street, Lisbon, N.D.
  • Valley City* – 1240 W. Main Street, Valley City, N.D.

*The Detroit Lakes, Grand Forks, Lisbon and Valley City office locations will be connected via videoconference to the Fargo office, where the live presentation will take place.

This event is free and open to all health care professionals, but pre-registration is required because space is limited. Participants may bring their own lunches; coffee and water will be provided. RSVP to Wendy Tabor-Buth: wtabor@hrrv.org or (701) 356-1532 one week prior to the Lunch and Learn, and indicate which location you will be attending.

Lunch and Learns in 2016 will be held every other month starting in January on the third Tuesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. Specific topics and descriptions will be shared closer to each date.