Partners in Care Conference / Palliative & End of Life Care Provider Education

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Date & Location
Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 4:30 PM, Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, AR

Target Audience
Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Psychiatry

This 3-day continuing education event will provide clinical and psocial education in the areas of palliative care, pain management, communication and much more.

  1. Manage the physical, psychological, and social causes of distress in life limited patients and their families. Distinguish the difference between palliative care & hospice and recognize the appropriate timing of each in the medical care of a patient with serious illness.
  2. Develop practical strategies for introducing discussions of a patient’s end of life care plan. Develop practical techniques to improve advance care planning.
  3. Cultivate approaches to working with diverse patient populations with different diseases in various settings
  4. Identify new laws and regulations as they relate to hospice and palliative practice. Implement processes in their own practices to improve patient care.

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In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.