About this event:
“The Good Death,”
presented by Keith King from Alive Hospice
Attendees will discuss what exactly a “good death” means, and how to help provide the best outcomes for patients, families, and care providers who are all linked together at critical times.
- Defining ACP
- Benefits of ACP
- Understanding Barriers to ACP
- Completing the ACP Forms
Keith King serves as Community Relations Manager for Middle Tennessee nonprofit organization Alive Hospice. His work on behalf of Alive Hospice includes coordinating community-oriented, educational programs about hospice and end-of-life matters, representing Alive Hospice at community events and acting as an informational resource about the nonprofit agency’s hospice and grief support services.
King coordinates workshops and other programs as part of The Gift Initiative of Alive Hospice, a community education collaborative started by Alive Hospice to help Middle Tennesseans plan for care at the end of life through conversations and advance care planning. His other works include serving as a co-facilitator in Alive’s new Simulation Lab for end-of-life care conversations, as well as leading a new agency research effort to study racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic disparities in hospice and palliative care. King also serves in the community as a member of Metro General Hospital’s Patient Rights and Ethics Committee, FiftyForward Bordeaux’s Advisory Committee, and the Metro Health Department’s Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Committee.
King joined the staff of Alive Hospice in 2009. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he studied communications and international relations.
Scarritt Bennett Center
2nd Floor, Bennett Hall
1008 19th Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37212
Click HERE for directions and parking.