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					         Fellow stipend $100
     for travel and participation.
Accommodations:                         End-of-Life Care:
    Renaissance Washington, DC              A Seminar for
       999 Ninth Street, NW
      Washington, DC 20001               Hematology/Oncology
$228/night for single/double room              Fellows
Please make room reservations through
   the Pediatric Academic Societies
       hotel registration form at:

Meeting Room:                            Friday, May 13, 2005
                 TBA                       Washington, DC

Meals:                                        Sponsored by:
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
                                        Columbus Children’s Hospital

Please RSVP by April 1, 2005 to:

     Kathryn J. Klopfenstein, M.D.                  and
           Medical Director,
     Columbus Children’s Hospice
            (614) 722-3553
Purpose of Seminar:                        Schedule of Events:                          Presenters:
                                                                                        Amy Baughcum, Ph.D.
                                           8:00 – 8:30    Breakfast
The primary purpose of this seminar                                                     Pediatric Psychology Fellow
is to provide pediatric                    8:30 – 9:00    Complete Pre-Test             Department of Psychology
hematology/oncology fellows with                                                        Columbus Children’s Research Institute
                                           9:00 – 9:15    Special Issues in Pediatric
greater knowledge across a wide                           Palliative Care
range of pediatric end of life issues.                                                  Cynthia A. Gerhardt, Ph.D.
                                           9:15 – 10:00   Ethics & Legal Issues in      Pediatric Psychologist
We hope this supplemental                                 Pediatric Palliative Care     Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
educational opportunity will help
                                           10:00 – 11:00 Communication with             The Ohio State University and
better prepare fellows to deliver                                                       Columbus Children's Research Institute
                                                         Patients & Families
palliative care to patients and their
families.                                  11:00 – 12:00 Parent Speakers                Kathryn J. Klopfenstein, M.D.
                                           12:00 – 1:00   Lunch                         Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
This seminar is part of an research                                                     The Ohio State University
study. As part of the evaluation of this   1:00 – 2:30    Pain & Symptom                Medical Director of Hospice
                                                          Management at the
program, participants will be given a                     End-of-Life                   Columbus Children’s Hospital
brief pre- and post-assessment of
their knowledge and practices              2:30 – 3:30    Bereavement & Self Care       Regina Stefanik, RN, BC, M.Ed.,M.S.
regarding palliative care. They will                                                    Assistant Director
                                           3:30 – 4:00    Evaluation of Conference      Patient Care Services Education
also be asked to complete surveys at
                                                                                        Columbus Children’s Hospital
6 months and 1 year.
                                                                                        Randy Walker
This seminar was pilot tested at                                                        Parent and Co-Founder
Children’s Hospital in Columbus,                                                        Hope Street Kids
Ohio with fellows from several
regional children’s hospitals.
                                                                                        Beth Westbrook
Feedback from participants indicated
they highly recommended the
program and felt it would assist them
in their clinical practice.
                                                                                        Tammi Young-Saleme, Ph.D.
                                                                                        Pediatric Psychologist
                                                                                        Clinical Assistant Professor
                                                                                        The Ohio State University and
                                                                                        Columbus Children’s Hospital