Palliative Care Roundtable
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session Objectives: Assess current best practices in prison hospice programs
List the most used core and non-core hospice services by patients
Describe 3 ways providers and organizations working with Dominicans and Puerto Ricans can enhance communication about end-of-life issues, including advance care planning.
Evaluate the current understanding of emotional distress in the palliative care setting and how it impacts palliative care patients symptom management and end of life.
Evaluate a training program that utilizes college students as respite workers.
Identify the predictors of intentions to use hospice in older adults
Describe the demographics and associated practice settings of family physicians who provide palliative care in the context of changing patient preferences, demographics and population need for palliative care services.
List underlying reasons for hospice live discharges
Identify attitudes and barriers to advance directive completion in older African Americans
Describe three best practices in providing outpatient palliative care through home visits, training nurses in reducing unwanted care and advanced care planning for high-risk geriatric patients
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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)