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Staff Members Present at Midwest Care Alliance 2015 Annual Conference

During the 2015 Midwest Care Alliance Annual Conference held in Columbus, Ohio, ten members of Ohio’s Hospice will lead multiple educational programs. The following programs will be presented by Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton staff members:

  • Kathy Van Pelt, RN, MSN, CHPN presents “Warriors at Ease: Trauma Sensitive Yoga and Meditation”;
  • Jeff Lycan, RN, MS, and Ruth Thomson, DO, FACOI, FAAHPM, HMDC, both part of the Senior Leadership Team, will discuss “Hot Topics in End-of-Life Care”;
  • Vice President Kim Vesey, RN, presents “The Most Important Person on the Hospice Team is YOU (and Everyone Else)!”;
  • Physicians Cleanne Cass, CO, FAAHPC, FAAFP, and Ruth Thomson, DO FACOI, FAAPM, HMDC, and Pharmacist Rebecca Bledsoe will discuss “Universal Precautions for Drug Diversion and Misuse in Hospice: Could an Ounce of Prevention Be Worth a Pound of Cure?”;
  • Dr. Cass and Lorin Yolch, PhaD, CGP, FASCP, DeltaCare RX, will present “Oncological Emergencies and Advanced Symptom Management of Cancer Patients”;
  • Nancy Trimble, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, and recipient of MCA 2015 Professional of the Year award, will present “Geriatric Pharmacotherapy”; and,
  • Education Department Director Julie Wickline, RN, BSN, CHPN, and Chief HR and Compliance Officer Amy Wagner, BS, CHC, will lead an interactive program on “What’s My Line? Improving Care Through Occupational Cultural Awareness.”

Please stop and say hello to one of the friendly faces from the Ohio’s Hospice team if you will be a part of this year’s conference!

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