WV Care Conference

WV Care Conference: Challenges & Best Practices in Rural Palliative Care

With support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

(Also available virtually via Zoom)

This half-day conference will address the unique challenges of providing care to rural populations, including best practices for palliative practitioners, addressing trauma, and practical tools and coping techniques to establish a strong self-care practice. An update will be provided on the latest advanced care planning (ACP) documentation practices. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of patient care, having honed their advanced listening skills.



  • Describe tools for self-care and adaptive coping techniques for patients and families experiencing serious illness and trauma.
  • Outline practical exercises that will expand your ability to listen to patients and families, resulting in improved clinical outcomes.
  • List the 2022 changes to the Living Will and Medical Power of Attorney forms.
  • Identify best practices for community palliative care teams.


Continuing Education Information:

 The Hospice Council of West Virginia is a continuing education provider for nursing through WVBRN, (previously #WV2009-0543RN) CE Broker #50-26216 and this program is approved for 4.8 contact hours for nurses. This program is co-sponsored by WV Caring formerly Hospice Care Corporation, which is a WV-certified provider of continuing education credits for social workers: provider #490120. Credits for up to 4 hours of CEC have been approved.

Conference Registration

Price: $ 30.00