This free symposium will educate providers, nursing and support staff who are directly involved in patient care about the principles of palliative medicine, and how to incorporate those principles into their own practice. Training will be provided so attendees can help patients and their caregivers identify unmet palliative needs, learn about available resources, and determine when to alert providers for additional help.
At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will:
- Gain a better understanding of the current options for patients with serious and chronic disease.
- Learn how to differentiate primary vs secondary palliative care.
- Increase awareness of symptom management in palliative care population to better inform their care for these patients across different care settings and specialties.
- Improve understanding of the role of palliative care and the interdisciplinary team approach.
This course is intended for Internal Medicine Physicians, Hospitalists, Residents, Fellows, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Family Medicine Physicians, Nurses, and Social Workers.
Questions? Please contact Victoria Atchison (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Amanda Zettle (Amanda.email@example.com)
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 2, 2019