Palliative Care – Managing Seriously Ill Patients To Achieve Triple Aim
Palliative Care is an interdisciplinary medical specialty that focuses on preventing and relieving suffering and on supporting the best possible quality of life for patients and their families facing serious illness. This program will provide rationale for specialized medical care and overview of holistic care services. It will also provide an update on current and proposed models of supportive care delivery.
With this 90-minute webinar program followed by Q&A experts will explore:
- Provide a rationale for palliative care and describe its role in the continuum of care for seriously ill patients
- The differences between palliative and hospice care
- The core components of supportive care
- Provide an understanding of palliative care services (Goals of care, psychosocial support, coordination of care)
- Identification of patients appropriate for specialized medical care
- Describe the role of effective public engagement to improve palliative care for serious illness management
- The role of palliative care in care transitions and reducing readmission
- Current and proposed models of palliative care (hospital based palliative care, non-hospital based specialized medical care services, hospice mode of specialized medical care)
Healthcare based programs are authorized to award 1.5 hours of Qualified Continuing Education Credit toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for Qualified Education (non-ACHE) credit should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.
Cost for this program are completely “FREE” to healthcare professionals