3rd Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC) Conference
Navigating Challenges in Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care
Thursday, October 5, 2017

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$150 per person (After September 1, 2017)

Conference Information

Agenda

Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.
Registration/Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 A.M. – 8:15 A.M.
Welcome and Introductions

8:15 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.
Keynote Session
Navigating Challenges in Pediatric Palliative
and Hospice Care
Dr. Chris Feudtner, PhD, MPH

Director of the Department of Medical Ethics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Director of Research for the Pediatric Advance Care Team and the Integrated Care Service

9:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Break with Exhibitors

10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Plenary Session
Perinatal Palliative Care: A Balancing Act in Several Parts
Jaimey M. Pauli, MD, FACOG, Associate Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Co-Director, Penn State Perinatal Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Penn State Health
Michelle C. Freeman, MD, MEd, FAAP, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Medicine, Medical Director, Penn State Children’s Hospital Hummingbird Program, Department of Pediatrics, Penn State Health

11:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
Special Presentation
Maria Kefalas PhD, Reframing Hope: Pediatric Palliative Care – A Special Video Screening

11:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
Lunch/Exhibitors

12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M. / 1:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Concurrent Sessions: Both sessions will be repeated in each time period.
All three sessions will be offered twice.

A. Navigating the Organizational and Clinical Challenges of Caring for the Pediatric Hospice Patients
Jennifer DiMedio, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, Neighborhood Health
Heidi Owen, RN, BSN, Neighborhood Health

B. Case Study: Challenges in Caring for a Child Who is a Ward of the
State – Cultural Differences

Shefali Parikh, MD, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Gwenn LaRagionne, RN, BSN, CCM, CHPPN
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

C. Pennsylvania’s Opiod Laws
Dr. Rachel Levine, Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Penn State College of Medicine

2:30 P.M. – 2:45 P.M.
Break (refreshments/exhibitors)

2:45 P.M. – 3:45 P.M.
Closing Plenary Session
Medical Marijuana
Elissa Miller, MD, Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

3:45 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Wrap-up/CEs/Exhibitors
NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers,
Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.


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The Desmond Hotel and Conference
Center Reservations


PPCC has negotiated a $159 rate per room, single or double occupancy, at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Malvern, PA. The number of rooms available at this rate are limited. To ensure this rate, valid through September 5, 2017, reservations should be made as soon as possible by calling 1-610-296-9800 or 1-800-575-1776. Please mention Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition 2017 and/or Booking number 15881 when making your reservation.

Exhibitor Information

Presented by Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition, this conference attracts pediatric medical providers and families from across Pennsylvania as well as neighboring states. This is a good opportunity to increase your visibility, network, and display new products and services. Exhibitors may set up beginning at 6:30 A.M the day of the conference.

Exhibit Times
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Exhibitors must be set-up by 7:30 A.M.

Benefits

  • Reach attendees from across the state
  • Listing in Conference brochure
  • 2 complimentary breakfasts, lunches, and breaks (1 per representative)
  • 1 six-foot draped table with complimentary logo tabletop signage

 

Cost: $350.00 (non-refundable)
The exhibitor space will include one six-foot, draped table. Two representatives will each receive a complimentary breakfast, lunch, and breaks.

Make checks payable to: PPCC/FCPC
Attn: Betsy Hawley 384 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Tax ID# 25-1028115

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Exhibitor Online Application

Sponsorships

Title Sponsorships
Firefly: $10,000

  • 10 Registration fees/guests
  • General welcome remarks at opening of conference
  • Company logo included in video screen recognition and event signage
  • Title sponsor of tribute wall includes logo on tribute wall as well as individual logo plaque
  • Company exhibit table during event
  • Full page, full color ad in program (5” x 8”)
  • Recognition on PPCC-PA.org for 6 months

Presenting Sponsor
Lighting the Way: $7,500

  • 8 Registration fees/guests
  • Opportunity to introduce the keynote speaker
  • Company name included in video screen recognition and event signage
  • Logo on tribute wall plaque
  • Company exhibit table during event
  • Full page, full color ad in program (5” x 8”)
  • Recognition on PPCC-PA.org for 3 months

Premium: $5,000

  • 4 Registration fees/guests
  • Company name included in video screen recognition and event signage
  • Company exhibit table during event
  • Half page b/w ad in program (5” x 3.75”)
  • Recognition on PPCC-PA.org for 3 months

Breakfast or Lunch Sponsor: $3,000

  • Company name/logo on buffet
  • 2 Registration fees/guests
  • Company exhibit table during event
  • Half page b/w ad in program (5” x 3.75”)
  • Recognition on PPCC-PA.org for 3 months

Breakout Session Sponsor: $3,000

  • Company name/logo on break table
  • 2 Registration fees/guests
  • Company exhibit table during event
  • Half page b/w ad in program (5” x 3.75”)
  • Recognition on PPCC-PA.org for 3 months

General Sponsor: $1,500

  • 1 Registration fee/guest
  • Company name/logo included in video screen recognition and event signage
  • Company exhibit table during event
  • Half page b/w ad in program (5” x 3.75”)
  • Recognition on PPCC-PA.org for 3 months

Program Ads

  • $350 for full page ad (5” x 8”)
  • $200 for half page ad (5” x 3.75”)
    Note: All ads must be provided as high-res pdfs to ensure the best quality printing.

Ads will be due no later than September 15, 2017.
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