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.
- Define hospice as it has evolved in the U.S. and understand its history
- Explain hospice’s relationship to palliative care and describe hospice in terms of its characteristics as a healthcare delivery system
- 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.