MJHS Live Webinar Series, “Hospice: Current Perspective”

Categories: Education.

The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is offering a free webinar, “Hospice: Current Perspective,” on June 25, 2020, from 12:30pm – 1:30pm ET.  Free registration online.

Purpose: This webinar will describe the evolution of hospice in the U.S. from its inception to its current form—a large, highly regulated government program providing home-based palliative care to patients with advanced illness and their families.

Objectives:

  1. Define hospice as it has evolved in the U.S. and understand its history
  2. Explain hospice’s relationship to palliative care and describe hospice in terms of its characteristics as a healthcare delivery system
  3. Identify emerging trends in hospice, continuing barriers to utilization, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospice care

Speaker:  Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Chief Medical Officer of MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care; Executive Director of MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care; and Professor of Neurology and Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Target Audience: Primary care providers, nurse practitioners, palliative care specialists, pain specialists, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice, social workers, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students

The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is pleased to offer free and fee-based interdisciplinary webinar series, live and on demand, delivered by frontline experts, typically offering 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit for Continuing Medical Education (CME), Nursing continuing education (CE), and Social Work CE credits.