LUDINGTON —Each year the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) presents a nationally recognized distance learning program to more than 125,000 people iN 2,000 communities. For more than a decade, this annual educational event has been instrumental in educating healthcare professionals and families in issues affecting end-of-life care. The program provides an opportunity for a wide variety of professionals - including doctors, nurses, funeral directors, psychologists, educators, social workers and bereavement counselors - to share and exchange ideas and obtain continuing education credits.
This year HFA's 19th Annual National Bereavement Program focuses on "End-of.Life Ethics". The program will examine, using a case study approach, the ethical issues and delemas that emerge at the end-of-life, the principles of ethical decision-making and the effects of these decisions on staff and families. Moderated by Lynn Sherr, former ABC News' 20/20 correspondent, the program will be shown on Wednesday, April 25 at the Ludington office of Hospice of Michigan from l to 4:30 p.m. The Ludington office is located at 5177 W. US-10, Suite 2 in Ludington.