• End-of-Life in ICU and hospital
  • Care in SNFs, ALFs, Board and Care
  • Prognostication
  • Recent medical studies and clinical data
  • Quality Improvement at the End-of-Life
  • Understanding your end-of-life care options
  • Skills for “talking over” end-of-life care wishes

Speakers and Presentations

The Coalition makes speakers available on a wide variety of topics. There is no fee for these presentations. We educate both medical professionals and the general public about end-of-life and palliative care.

If you're interested in scheduling a speaker, email us at
info@valleycoalition.org.

Sample Topics For Health Care Professionals:

Professional Education

  • POLST (Physician’s Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment)
  • Advance Healthcare Planning - AHCD
  • Communication skills for discussing difficult topics with patients
  • Palliative Care
  • How to conduct a family meeting

For The General Public:

  • Bioethics at the End-of-Life
  • Spirituality at the End-of-Life
  • End-of-Life Care
  • ELNEC Models
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice
  • Understanding POLST and Advance Directives