November Lunch and Learn Announced: Palliative or Hospice Care: Navigating End-of-Life Choices

Topic, Presenter & Date
Hospice of the Red River Valley invites health care professionals to its November Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, from noon-1 p.m. Roxanne Smedsrud, RN, CHPN, with Hospice of the Red River Valley, will present on the topic of “Palliative or Hospice Care: Navigating End-of-Life Choices.”

Attendees will understand the role of palliative and hospice care for patients living with progressive, chronic illness and be able to recognize disease-specific indicators and signs of decline. Attendees will also learn how to incorporate palliative and hospice medicine for those patients and families who may benefit.

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 Laurie Asmus: or (701) 356-1563 by Nov. 7, and indicate which location you will be attending.

Lunch and Learns are free and open to all health care professionals. Lunch and Learns in 2018 will be held every other month starting in January on the second Tuesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. Specific topics and descriptions will be shared closer to each date.