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End-of-Life Ethics

Hospice of the Valley

Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)

San Jose, CA

End-of-Life Ethics

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HFA End-of-Life Ethics

Featured speakers include:

Frederick J. Parrella, PhD, Professor, Religious Studies Department

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara

Margaret R. McLean, PhD, Director of Bioethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara

Neal E. Slatkin, MD, DABPM, Vice President Medical Services & Chief Medical Ofcer

Hospice of the Valley, San Jose

Sally Adelus, President & Chief Executive Ofcer - Host and Moderator

Hospice of the Valley, San Jose

Conference topics include:

• Why should we look at ethics in end-of-life care?

• How do we decide ethical issues?

• Who decides ethical dilemmas?

• What should be decided?

Registration: $25 includes continental breakfast, lunch, program, and panel discussion. Three

(3) continuing education credits available online ($30), or by mail ($40) from Hospice

Foundation of America. 

The companion book, End-of-Life Ethics: A Case Study Approach, will be available for purchase at the door

for a reduced price of $20, regularly $32.95.

Who Should Attend: Clergy, hospital chaplains, social workers, physicians, nurses, case managers,

therapists, counselors, psychologists, art therapists, funeral directors, and other healthcare

professionals are encouraged to attend.


For more information on the HFA program: visit

For more information: visit, call 408.559.5600x5423 or


Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors

Dignity Memorial

Westsat Communications

Have questions about End-of-Life Ethics? Contact Hospice of the Valley

When & Where

Wyndham San Jose
1350 N. First Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)

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Hospice of the Valley

We affirm dignity and hope for those facing serious illness by providing comfort through compassionate palliative, hospice and grief care. We strenghten our community through advocacy, education, research and volunteerism.

The executive leadership at Hospice of the Valley is among the top thought leaders for hospice care in the country. Our legacy of community educational programs, advocacy and outreach sets the standard for quality hospice care state-wide and nationally.


Founded in 1979, Hospice of the Valley was the first nonprofit hospice care organization to serve the community of Santa Clara County.





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