5160.0 End of Life Issues

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 12:30 PM

12:30 PM
Measuring End-of-Life Care Processes in Nursing Homes
Helena Temkin-Greener, PhD, Nan Zheng, BS, Sally Norton, RN, PhD, Susan Ladwig, MPH and Timothy Quill, MD
1:00 PM
Economic evaluation of palliative care at the end of life
Irena Pesis-Katz, PhD, Helena Temkin-Greener, PhD, Timothy Quill, MD, Susan Ladwig, MPH, Sally Norton, RN, PhD, Norman Lindenmuth, MD and Dana B. Mukamel, PhD
1:30 PM
“The trouble with hospice is that they talk about death:” Why Latinos with cancer under use hospice
Barbara Kreling, PhD, MPH, Monique Perret-Gentil, MD, MS, Yosselyn Rodriquez, Jeanne S. Mandelblatt, MD and Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Gerontological Health
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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