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Challenging Topics in Palliative Medicine: Beyond the Basics April 4

04-04-2014
8:25 AM  - 5:00 PM
Crown Plaza Milwaukee - Airport
Rose Hackbarth

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Challenging Topics in Palliative Care: Beyond the Basics. Again we have invited national professional, in the field of palliative medicine to share their expertise across various domains including pharmacotherapy, research findings regarding quality of life at end of life, advanced heart failure and radiological interventions for the palliative patient. A session on Quality Improvement will outline processes that help us evaluate our programs and a session to share what palliative care feels and looks like in Africa will expand our horizons. To end the day, Dr. David Weissman, recently voted one of the Top 30 Visionaries in Hospice and Palliative Care, will share not only some personal experiences that influenced his career but also what palliative care is likely to require of us in the future.

Generously supported by the
Alvin & Marion Birnschein Foundation

Target Audience
Intermediate/Advanced Palliative Care Practitioners:
Physicians, Psychologists, Allied Health Professionals, (nurses, hospice personnel, social workers, chaplains), fellows and residents.

Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychology CE Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor 6.5 continuing education credits for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.