Conference

We are excited to announce the Annual Excellence Awards and our 3rd Annual Hospice and Palliative Care Conference.  The conference will provide education as well as networking with colleagues and peers.

Topic: Resiliency in Healthcare

Where:  CCHS Ammons Center/main auditorium in person and virtual (hybrid)

When: September 22, 2:30-6PM

AGENDA

Sarah Matthews, M.D. ‘LGBTQ Issues in Palliative Care’

Brittany Oakey, MSN, RN  “Resiliency Micro-practices for the Healthcare Provider”

Marie Pinkney,   SW  ‘Legislative Perspective on Palliative Care Issues’

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and the Delaware Quality of Life Coalition. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of Delaware designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

It is the policy of the Medical Society of Delaware to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in continuing medical education provided by MSD are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentations.

Joint providership of CME by MSD in no way implies endorsement of any product or service. 

This activity is not supported by commercial funding.

Excellence Awards

The Excellence Awards are designed to recognize outstanding healthcare professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the delivery of palliative care in hospice, long-term care, acute care, and community settings. The Awards feature nominees in each award category with the finalist for each award announced live during the Awards.

The DQOLC encourages organizations and individuals to nominate for an Excellence Award those who they feel have gone above and beyond in end-of-life. The application process has been streamlined and is available in an online format.

These awards recognize individuals for their significant contributions to the betterment of patients and their families at the end-of-life.

  • Physician (MD, DO)
  • Advance Practice Clinician (Nurse Practitioner, PA)
  • Nurse (APN, RN, LPN)
  • Administrator
  • Nurses Assistant (CNA, HHA)
  • Counseling Professional (SW, Chaplain, Counselor)
  • Unsung Hero (Volunteers & Members of the Community)

Click here for important information on the submission process for the Individual Awards.