Hospite 2019 - Cedar Rapids - Tuesday, October 22


Information and registration for the Hospite event in Des Moines is available by visiting our sister company, Iowa Cremation, at www.IowaCremation.com/Hospite.


Hospice and palliative care professionals, including doctors, nurses, clergy, chaplains, lay ministers, counselors, social workers, support staff, volunteer coordinators. Invite anyone it would help!


HospiteA respite for professional Hospice caregivers is designed as a FREE annual program to provide time for reflection, networking opportunities and continuing education for Hospice professionals across Iowa.

CEU fees will be paid by Cedar Memorial and Iowa Cremation.*

Please join us for a time of reflection and networking opportunities for hospice and bereavement professionals. The keynote speaker for our 9th annual event will be Kenneth Doka, Ph.D., a professor of Gerentology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America.

Learner Objectives:

Learner objectives and a description of the program will be provided in the near future.


Cedar Memorial is blessed with a staff of caring professionals, who embrace the families you have unselfishly served. It is our unrelenting mission to continue your care, with compassion and dignity. Our similar goals and challenges beg for our continued and frequent dialogue.


Tuesday, October 22nd in Cedar Rapids. Check in at the event will begin at 8:00 a.m. Delicious food and beverages will be available during registration, lunch and the afternoon break.


Tuesday, October 22nd in Cedar Rapids will be held at The Doubletree by Hilton in the Cedar Rapids Convention Complex, 350 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401.


Parking is available in the Convention Center Parking Garage directly across from the hotel or in the Five Seasons Parkade Garage on the corner of 1st Avenue and 5th Street.


CEU fees will be paid by Iowa Cremation. 

Information regarding CEU amounts offered will be available closer to the program date.

Continuing education certificates will be awarded by Kirkwood Community College. As an organization accredited to offer continuing education, Kirkwood Community College has approved this program in determining CEUs/CEHs for health providers. Certificates will be awarded for 100% attendance only (partial credit will not be awarded). Nursing CEUs approved through the Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider #30. All allied health professionals are reminded that they are responsible for reviewing the governing rules of their boards to determine if appropriate subject matter criteria will apply. A course evaluation will be available upon program completion. Questions regarding continuing education credit may be directed to Laura Daman at Kirkwood Community College.