End of Life Decisions: Who Will Make Yours?

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Michigan Nurses For Life

Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital

Franco Auditorium, 44405 Woodward Ave., Pontiac, Michigan 48341

Presented by  Michigan Nurses for Life in cooperation with Educational Center for Life. 


“The purpose of Michigan Nurses for Life is

  • to raise the consciousness of the nursing profession to protect all human life from conception until natural death.
  • To form an educated core of nurses who can speak for their profession by acting as a community resource for life issues.
  • To promote public education and awareness about life issues on both ends of the spectrum, from abortion to euthanasia.
  • To uphold and defend human life in all stages and conditions of development.

The purpose and objectives of this half-day conference will increase the participant’s knowledge of the history, legal status and current implementation of physician assisted suicide in the U.S., the role of conscience rights for nurses and health care workers and the importance of having a durable power of attorney for health care (DPOA_H).”


Nancy Valko, RN.  Nancy is an Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant and has over forty years of nursing experience.  She has served on medical ethics committees, appeared on many radio and  TV shows and has written on these topics.

Jason Negri, JD.  Assistant Director of the Patients Rights  Council, speaks nationally on the practical and ethical aspects of end-of-life issues and provides training to those seeking to improve their ability to effectively communicate these issues.


8:00 AM – Registration/Breakfast

8:30 AM – Welcome

8:45 – 10:00 AM – “Death, Doctors and Dilemmas” – Nancy Valko

10:00 AM – Break

10:15 AM  11:30 AM – “Advanced Directives:  Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones” – Jason Negri

1130  AM – Break

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM – Speakers:   Questions & Answers

12:30 PM – Closing  Remarks/Evaluations


Remit your name, address, City, State, Zip, Phone, and e-mail to:

Michigan Nurses for Life, 1637 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite G, Troy, Michigan 48084 (248) 816-8489 or register online at endoflifedecisions.eventbrite.com or make check payable to Michigan Nurses for Life.  MUST REGISTER BY September 29, 2017!

Nurses:  $25.00 – General Public $20.00 –  Students $15.00.  Includes Information Packet & Continental Breakfast.  A  Certificate of Attendance for 3.25 hours will be awarded to nurses.

For more information please call the office at (248) 816-8489 Monday – Friday:  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  Email:  info@mnfl.org and website:  www.mnfl.org.



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