Imminent Death Syndrome: Recognition and Management


May 8th, 2009 - May 8th, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

The topic of imminent death can be challenging for some practitioners. Withholding certain treatments for imminently dying patients is often in their best interest and it is important to know how to effectively communicate with family members during this difficult time. This activity is supported in part by educational grants from Merck and Astellas.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 5/8/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to: 1.) Describe the key features of the syndrome of imminent death. 2.) Discuss the importance of recognizing the syndrome of imminent death in order to provide optimal care for patients and their families. 3.) Explain to families the rationale for providing or withholding certain treatments for imminently dying patients.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.