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CACCC's Compassion in Action: When East Meets West - Oct 5 SF

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Institute on Aging

3575 Geary Boulevard

San Francisco, CA 94118

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Who: The Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care (CACCC), in collaboration with AARP, AARP California and the Institute on Aging, presents Compassion in Action: When East Meets West.

What: A professional healthcare forum.

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


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3.0 CEs: 3.0 continuing education units, 3.0 contact hours available. CEs provided by the Institute on Aging


Cost: Free

When: Friday, October 5, 2018

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

Lunch: 12:00PM Box Lunch provided

Where: Institute on Aging, 3575 Geary Blvd., San Francisco CA 94118

Parking: Scroll past CACCC's logo for Parking Information


Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand the challenges that multicultural family caregivers face; share resources available to family caregivers; recognize the power of storytelling in raising awareness about issues and identify next steps to help healthcare professionals meet the needs of family caregivers in their community.

  • Identify the challenges to delivering bad news and communicating across language barriers, and describe techniques to overcome these challenges.

  • State the advances in the delivery of end-of-life care in Taiwan & China.

  • Access and utilize culturally appropriate communications tools and resources.

  • Understand the concept of “community of practice” and describe the Mindful Caregiver model of end-of-life care.

  • Discuss the challenges and benefits of delivering end-of-life care with a Chinese hospice team

  • Identify the hierarchy within Chinese families regarding decision-making process.


CACCC has partnered with the Institute on Aging (IOA) to provide 3.0 CEs, 3.0 contact hours for APA, RNs, LCSW, CAMFT, MCLE.

Continuing Education Information (3.0 Continuing Education Units): APA; BRN; 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.

Institute on Aging maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), Provider # CEP13610, for 3.0 Contact Hours.

CAMFT: Course meets the qualifications for 3.0 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 3.0 hours of continuing education credit for Attorneys (Provider #13264).

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


Panel of Experts

CACCC’s Compassion in Action: When East Meets West, features keynote speaker Lily Liu, AARP Historian Emerita and AARP Multicultural Family Caregiver Spokesperson. Ms. Liu will share insights on the challenges that multicultural family caregivers face; share resources available to family caregivers; address the power of storytelling in raising awareness about issues and identify next steps to help healthcare professionals meet the needs of family caregivers in their community. Anne Kinderman, MD, Director, Supportive & Palliative Care Services, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, will share insights on the challenges to delivering bad news and communicating across language barriers, and describe techniques to overcome these challenges.

Sandy Chen Stokes, RN, PHN, MSN, Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care (CACCC) founder/board chair, will share insights on the advances in the delivery of end-of-life care in Taiwan and China, as well as share tools and available resources to facilitate better end of life communications and discussions with Chinese patients and families. One effective tool is the Heart to Heart™ cards, a deck of playing cards to facilitate conversations between family members and patients, and in some cases, physician and patient.

Roy Remer, Interim Executive Director & Director of Education and Training, Zen Hospice Project, will discuss the concept of “community of practice” and describe the Mindful Caregiver model of end-of-life care. Pam Peirce, LCSW, MSW, ACHP-SW, Social Services Manager and Kelvin Ling, RN, Team Leader, both of Hospice by the Bay, will identify the hierarchy within Chinese families regarding decision-making process, as well as share the challenges and benefits of providing end-of-life care with a Chinese hospice team to address patient and family needs.


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


CACCC Compassion in Action Sponsors




Vitas Healthcare

Hospice by the Bay




Parking Information

Institute on Aging is located at 3575 Geary Blvd (between Arguello Blvd and Stanyan St.) Other landmarks: across the street is a CVS and US Bank at Palm Ave and Geary Blvd.

Avoid the 8th &9th Clement Lots, as they have a two-hour parking only restriction.

You willl find unlimited parking South of Geary Blvd, between 4th and 9th and for the most part, all the way down to Fulton St., with the exception of street sweeping, so please pay attention to posted street sweeping signs.

Carpooling, drop-off or local transportation is highly encouraged. Arrive early. Plan for inclement weather, traffic, time to locate parking and walk to IOA.

Upon arrival, please check in at IOA's lobby security desk. Compassion in Action registration and sign-in/out will be at the auditorium level.

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