Caring with Compassion conference to highlight multicultural end of life issues


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News release from the University of Saint Francis:

Conference to Highlight Multicultural End of Life Issues

(January 27, 2015) – The University of Saint Francis will be hosting the Caring with Compassion conference in the USF North Campus on February 27. This event will focus on the topic of multicultural issues during end of life situations, with a special focus on Sri Lankan and Mormon cultures. Contact hours are available for healthcare providers, social workers and chaplains.

The event will run from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Friday, February 27, at the USF North Campus, 2702 Spring Street in Fort Wayne.

Register online at Registration is free for Lutheran Health Network, Visiting Nurse and USF associates and students, and will cost $25 for all other attendees. For more information, call 260-435-7704 or email

The Caring with Compassion conference is sponsored by Lutheran Health Network, the University of Saint Francis and Visiting Nurse.


About the University of Saint Francis
The University of Saint Francis is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curriculum for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point, and online. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.


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