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NEW - Limited Time Registration Discount

The Texas Partnership, American Cancer Society and the Nurse Oncology Education Program Announce 2008 Conference for Social Workers, Nurses and Other Professionals:  A Common Thread 2008 Conference - Clinical and Practical Tools for Supporting Human Resilience – December 5-6, 2008 at the Westin DFW Airport Hotel in Dallas.  Registration available on this site after April 15.

Participants, please see complete brochure.

Exhibitors, please see prospectus.

In order to register for the conference after 11/24/2008, please click on "Participants, please see complete brochure", then print the registration page., complete and fax to 512-331-1476. We will contact you to confirm your registration.

If you are taking advantage of the three registrants for the price of two discount, please print and complete all three registration forms and fax to 512-331-1476.

Improving Pain Management in Long Term Care

October 23, 2008 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Cree Auditorium
Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital
621 North Hall Street
Dallas, Texas

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The Politics of Pain: Balancing Vigilance and Compassion
Report of the Texas Pain Summit – Improving Pain Care in Texas 2007

This document contains key information and data from the Texas Pain Summit as well as surveys of Texas households and healthcare practitioners. It offers insights into a broad spectrum of issues surrounding the experience of pain by Texans. It also sheds light on the attitudes and knowledge of Texas healthcare professionals regarding pain and its treatment. Read and share this report with others. It is a useful reference in talking about pain in Texas.


Texas Academy of Palliative Medicine (TAPM) offers Physician Education

11th Annual Interdisciplinary Approach to Symptom Control, Palliative and Hospice Care Conference -- September 28, 29 & 30, 2007

TxPEC Mission

To improve End-of-Life Care for people of all cultures and communities in Texas.

TxPEC members will achieve the mission by:

Raising public awareness and expectations for individually directed end-of-life care.
Enhancing professional knowledge and practice in end-of-life preparation and care.
Encouraging dialogue among individuals and families, health professionals, communities, clergy, experts in legal and ethical issues, insurers, policy makers on end-of-life issues.
Promoting best practices and disseminating information to extend implementation at the patient, community, and state level.

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Texas Partnership for End-of-Life Care

P.O. Box 80204, Austin, TX 78708-0204
phone: 512 453-9600 fax: 512 331-1476
Anne K. Moore, LMSW, Executive Director, amoore@txpec.org
Helen Petty, Director of Development, hpetty@txpec.org

Cheryl Black, Account Development, mrichter@txpec.org