Palliative Care in Long-Term Care: Clinical and Ethical Considerations

Session Year: 
2015
authors: 
William Smucker, MD, CMD Peter Winn, MD, CMD Deborah Way, MD, CMD Anthony Lechich, MD, CMD

This session will present succinct overviews of practical approaches to communication, advance care planning, and assessment and control of pain and other distressing symptoms experienced by patients in post-acute and long-term care. This session will emphasize interactive discussion of clinical cases as a means to highlight key didactic information.

cmd: 
3.5
cme: 
3.5