Sept Education Meeting

September 15, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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‘Advanced Care Planning What you need to know

Presented by: Dean Fernandez, RN

Director of Clinical Services, Denver Hospice and Optio Health Services

When:                  Sept 15th, 2020  5:00pm-6:00pm

Where:                WebEx

Cost:                    Free for Members - must have valid membership #

$15 Non-Members - cash and check accepted at door or pay online

Registration:       Online at:

Details:                Call-in starts 4:45pm

                             Program start 5pm

CEU:                     1.0 CE contact hours

 About the Speaker: Dean L Fernandez RN

Dean has worked in the Denver medical community for the past 36 years, starting at age 16 in a north Denver skilled nursing facility and was one of the first state certified CNA’s in Colorado. Dean has been a nurse and leader for the past 18 years with a focus on emergency and critical care, prior to starting his journey in hospice and palliative care. Currently Dean is the Director of Clinical Services for the Denver Hospice and Optio Health Services.

Through his work and personal life, Dean has found a passion and purpose in end of life care. With expertise in critical care, hospice and palliative care as well as end of life conversations, Dean has provided education and support throughout the Denver community. Attending over 500 deaths in his career and personal life, along with countless other end of life conversations, Dean has established himself as an end of life expert.

 Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants will understand the benefits of Advance Care Planning
  2. Participants will understand the appropriate timing of Advance Care Planning conversations
  3. Participants will learn the different types of Advance Care planning
  4. Participants will understanding the difference, benefits and concerns around the CO MOST  form vs CPR Directive
  5. Participants will understanding the legalities, definitions and concerns around the Proxy vs MDPOA


$0.00 Member Registration

$15.00 Non-Member Registration