Imposed Death: A conference on Stealth Euthanasia

Iowa Right to Life and Human Life Alliance are excited to announce Imposed Death: A Conference on Stealth Euthanasia.

It will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Urbandale, Iowa. This full-day conference boasts a line-up of exceptional speakers covering a wide range of end-of-life topics. Have your questions answered regarding nutrition and hydration, terminal sedation, advance directives, “futile care,” palliative care, hospice and more.

Things have changed dramatically within our health care institutions. To protect yourself and your loved ones, you need to be informed. The information you receive at this conference may be life-saving.

Alex Schadenberg is the executive director of Euthanasia Prevention Coalition of Canada. Mr. Schadenberg will be discussing the global perspective of Imposed death from Holland and the Netherlands to what is happening here in the U.S. Mr. Schadenberg is an expert on assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Julie Grimstad, founder and executive director of Life is Worth Living will be sharing her expertise in two areas: Health Care Decision Making and Physicians Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) forms and Patient Advocacy. Julie will help us to understand what we need to do to protect ourselves and our loved ones from stealth euthanasia. Julie is also working with HLA to build a network of patient advocates.

Mary Kellett, founder and president of Prenatal Partners for Life will share her experience, knowledge and expertise in dealing with all those involved in caring for children with conditions that put them at risk of being euthanized.

Cristen M. Krebs, DNP, ANP-BC, Catholic Hospice Founder / Executive Director will present Hospice in the 21st Century and Stealth Euthanasia. She is a graduate of Robert Morris University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program with twenty years of end of life care experience. Dr. Krebs began the first faith-based, nonprofit hospice program serving the Pittsburgh area. In 2007, she incorporated Catholic Hospice, the only pro-life, non-profit hospice in Pittsburgh. Catholic Hospice embraces the Vatican’s Declaration on Euthanasia, encouraging all faiths to uphold the teachings of the church when caring for those experiencing terminal illness.

Conference Location: New Hope Assembly of God Student Center, 6800 Townsend Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa,50322.

Registration begins at 8:00am  Conference Times: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Registration: $30/individual or $50/couple

Registration payments can be made by phone toll free at 1.877.595.9406 or by mail to Iowa Right to Life, 1500 Illinois Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50314.

Via email at or through our website: on our “donate” page.

This activity is approved for 8.4 Nursing Continuing Education credits through the Des Moines Area Community College

2014 Imposed Death Conference FLYER PDF