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CACCC March 16, 2018 Compassion in Action: When East Meets West

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El Camino Hospital

2500 Grant Road

Conference Room E,F,G

Mountain View, CA 94040

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Who: The Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care (CACCC), in collaboration with El Camino Hospital, presents Compassion in Action: When East Meets West.

What: A professional education forum for healthcare professionals.

Who should attend: Physicians, nurses, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, attorneys, and trained volunteers


CME: Up to 3.0 CME available

  • 1.0 CME from 12:30PM-1:30PM

Optional additional CME:

  • 1.0 CME from 1:40PM-2:30PM and
  • 1.0 CME from 2:35PM-3:30PM

CE: 3.0 CEs, contact hours available


Cost: Free

When: Friday, March 16, 2018

Time: 12:00PM to 3:30PM Program starts at 12:30PM

Lunch: 12:00PM lunch buffet courtesy of El Camino Hospital

Where: El Camino Hospital, Conf. Rm. E, F, G


CME for MDs provided by El Camino Hospital. Up to 3.0 CME available.

El Camino Hospital is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. El Camino Hospital takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

For MD: 1.0 CME available from 12:30PM - 1:30PM Presenters: Drs. Sheng-Jean Huang, Monique Kuo and Edmund Tai plus Q&A

For MD: Optional additional 1.0 CME available from 1:40PM to 2:30PM Presenters: Sheng-Jean Huang, MD, Melinda Leong Capozzi, Esq. and Sandy Chen Stokes, RN, PHN, MSN

For MD: Optional additional 1.0 CME available from 2:35PM to 3:30PM Presenters: Sandra Lew, LCSW, former CEO Hospice by the Bay and Jean Yih, MBA, medical interpreter, followed by Panel Q&A

Note: Physicians must sign in/sign out, complete and submit a ECH program evaluation form to receive CME.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and compare the advances in the delivery of palliative care and hospice care in Taiwan.
  • Gain and demonstrate compassion through the gift of storytelling and the gift of listening.
  • Evaluate quality vs. quantity of life of end-stage patients to effectively address challenging end-of-life conversations.
  • Identify the hierarchy within Chinese families regarding decision-making process.
  • Recognize the unique challenges of a family member and learn the value of a medical interpreter.
  • Access and utilize culturally appropriate communications tools and resources.

3.0 CEs for RNs provided by El Camino Hospital.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; Provider Number: CEP532 for (3.0) contact hours.

Note: RNs must sign in/sign out, attend entire session and complete and submit ECH program evaluation to receive 3.0 CEs.


For Other Disciplines, CACCC has partnered with the Institute on Aging (IOA) to provide 3.0 CEs for APA, LCSW, CAMFT, MCLE.

Continuing Education Information (3.0 Continuing Education Units): APA; CAMFT (serves LCSWs); MCLE.

Intermediate Level: Some basic knowledge of the specific content area is required, but you need not have in-depth knowledge or skills. The activity will provide information at a level beyond the basic knowledge of the topic.

All Continuing Education certificates will be delivered digitally, within 5 days of the event. An evaluation-test will be provided to all CE registrants, who must then attend the entire program and turn in their evaluation at the end of the program in order to qualify for a CE certificate.

American Psychological Association (APA): Institute on Aging is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Institute on Aging maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CAMFT: Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CAMFT provider number is #135377.

State Bar of California (MCLE): Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for Attorneys (Provider #13264).

Note: All disciplines requesting CEs from IOA must sign in/sign out, attend entire session and complete and submit IOA program evaluation to receive 3.0 CEs.


Panel of Experts

CACCC’s Compassion in Action: When East Meets West, features renowned neurosurgeon, palliative care physician and author, Sheng-Jean Huang, MD, Superintendent of Taipei City Hospital, Taiwan. Dr. Huang will share insights on how end-of-life care and hospice care trend is practiced and delivered in Taiwan from the hospital setting to the community setting.

Monique Kuo, MD, Palliative Care Physician, Kaiser Permanente Continuous Care, will share insights through the gift of storytelling by illustrating the challenges and barriers patients and families face at the end of life.

Edmund Tai, MD, Hematologist and Oncologist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, will share insights on the challenges and barriers in treating cancer patients, referring patients and their families for palliative and/or hospice care and his work with New Hope Chinese Cancer Care Foundation.

Melinda Leong Capozzi, Esq., CACCC board member, will share her personal journey and challenges as a family caregiver.

Sandy Chen Stokes, RN, PHN, MSN, CACCC founder/board chair, will share insights, tools and available resources to facilitate better communication regarding providing care and discussing end-of-life issues with Chinese patients. One effective tool is the use of Heart to Heart (TM), a deck of playing cards to facilitate conversations between family members and patients, and in some cases, physician and patient.

Sandra Lew, LCSW, former CEO of Hospice by the Bay, Marin CA and CACCC board member, will identify the hierarchy within Chinese families regarding decision-making process, insights on the challenges and barriers they face at the end of life and share how Hospice by the Bay strategically established a Chinese interdisciplinary team to address patient and family needs to overcome some of those challenges.

Jean Yih, MBA, CACCC board member, will share insights as a medical interpreter on the challenges and barriers healthcare professionals, patients and families face while discussing difficult conversations.


Program moderator: Jeanne Wun, BA, past CACCC board chair and former community engagement manager, Hospice of the Valley, now a division of Sutter Care at Home in San Jose CA.


CACCC March 2018 Compassion in Action Sponsors

AARP of California Michael Ho Song Chen & Ivy Yu Fong Chen Chinese Cancer Memorial Foundation

El Camino Hospital VITAS

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California On Lok Lifeways

And a grant from Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation

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El Camino Hospital

2500 Grant Road

Conference Room E,F,G

Mountain View, CA 94040

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