Saturday, October 24, 2020
7:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Attendees will register for the entire event. Those individuals interested in obtaining CEUs must log in using their registered email address, attend the entire CEU session and return a completed evaluation for each CEU presentation.

The Maryland Board Of Social Work Examiners Certifies That This Program Meets The Criteria For Up To 3 Credit Hours Of Category 1 Continuing Education For Social Workers In Maryland If All CEU Presentations Are Attended.


7:45 – 8:00 AM | Welcome and Opening Remarks

Speaker: Michael Brady, Interim CEO, Hospice of the Chesapeake

8:00 – 9:30 AM | Keynote Speaker: Racial Inequalities Exacerbated by COVID-19

Speaker: Karen Bullock, Ph.D., LCSW

Eligible for 1.5 CEUs

Topic: This presentation will discuss racial inequities exacerbated by COVID19 and review recommendations for how hospice and palliative      care communities can take culturally competent steps in helping individuals, families and communities engage in restorative practices through courage, hope and leadership.

BREAK 9:30 - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM | DocTalk with Faith Based Leaders

Panel: Eric Bush, MD, RPh, MBA | Rev. Dr. Henry P. Davis III | Nadia Hassan, MBA | Rabbi Steve Weisman

Topic: A candid conversation about race, religion and healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BREAK 10:45 - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Featured Speaker: A Community Conversation: The Impact of COVID-19 and Historical Mistrust on African-American Health and Decision-Making

Speaker: Gloria Thomas Anderson, Ph.D., LMSW

Eligible for 1.5 CEUs

Topic: This presentation provides an overview of COVID-19 as it relates to historical mistrust in African-American health and advance care decision-making and end of life transitions. Additionally, best practices will be discussed that honor and respect African- American patients and caregivers, that meet the stated goals and provide culturally competent care in order to ensure quality care at the end-of-life.

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM | Closing Remarks

Speaker: Michael Brady, Interim CEO, Hospice of the Chesapeake