Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Case Studies In Palliative Medicine.
Learners will understand how to explore and meet a patient’s palliative care needs throughout
the illness trajectory. The learner should understand the role of primary palliative care versus the role of a palliative care consultant. In addition, they will learn the difference between palliative care and hospice and gain some basic communication tools to start having goals of care
Dates and Times
End Date: 5/19/2020
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the difference between palliative care and hospice; OBTAIN tools to identify ethical dilemmas and how to begin goals of care conversations; IDENTIFY the generalist’s role in palliative medicine in patients across the chronic disease trajectory (sub-clinical, symptomatic, and end-stage); and DEVELOP systematic strategies for serious illness communication (Advance Care Planning) in primary care for healthy, sick, and dying patients.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Whether palliative medicine is just for cancer
- Hospice versus palliative medicine
- Estimating life expectancy
- Working palliative medicine discussions into a busy office practice
- Obligations of the hospice physician of record
- Inpatient hospice versus outpatient hospice versus respite care
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.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.