The science of palliative care is evolving rapidly. Palliative care is practiced by both generalists and specialists across a variety of professional disciplines.
This conference targets an inter-disciplinary audience of palliative care generalists and specialists from the Western New York Region to establish an annual venue for continuing professional education in the evolving science and practice of palliative care.
-Advanced Communication in Palliative Care
-Research Updates in Palliative Care
-Stroke and Palliative Care
-Palliative Care for Persons with Dementia
-Dealing with Moral Distress in Palliative Care
-Palliative Care Emergencies
-Palliative Care Options of Last Resort
-Palliative Care for Women with Gynecological Cancers
-Mindfulness Practice in Palliative Care
-Yoga and Medical Marijuana in Palliative Care
-“Opioids 101” in Palliative Care Settings
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Explain strategies for improving communication skills when talking with seriously ill patients in palliative care.
- Describe scientific updates in research in palliative care.
- Identify current palliative care needs for patients with stroke and their families.
- Apply new knowledge and skills to appropriately treat and manage patients in palliative care.