On Demand | Demystifying Palliative Care
Program Release: July 15, 2022
Expiration Date: July 15, 2024
Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation.
Susan DeSanto-Madeya, PhD, RN, FAAN
Miriam Weyker Endowed Chair for Palliative Care, Associate Professor
University of Rhode Island
College of Nursing, Kingston, RI
Beth Israel Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association Endowed
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
Jennifer Ritzau, MD
Medical Director/Director of Palliative Care
Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Rhode Island
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
In this recorded webinar you will learn how to differentiate between palliative care and hospice care, as well as the importance of palliative care services for people living with serious illness. The discussion will cover the role of healthcare professionals as part of the interprofessional palliative care team in the care of patients living with serious illness and barriers they are facing in practice, such as stigma surrounding end-of-life care. Learn how to address these barriers and increase the proportion of individuals who receive appropriate palliative care treatment.
This activity is designed for primary care physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, licensed mental health counselors, medical students, residents, fellows, and other allied members of the healthcare team in the care of patients living with cancer or other serious illness.
After completing this course, the learner should be better able to:
- Differentiate between palliative care and hospice care.
- Describe the role of interprofessional palliative care team in the bio-psycho-social-spiritual care of persons living with serious illness and their family caregivers.
- Discuss the benefits of early integration of palliative care for persons living with serious illness and their family caregivers.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION & HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT
There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.
- Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
- View the CME presentation
- Pass the posttest with a passing score of 70% or greater
- Complete the CME activity evaluation at the conclusion of the activity in order to receive a credit certificate.
In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.
The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to be identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.
This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.
Disclosure/Conflict of Interest
The following speakers and planning committee members* have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships:
Susan DeSanto-Madeya, PhD, RN, FAAN
Linda Dziobek, RN*
Donna MacDonald, BSN, RN, OCN*
Diane C. Martins, PhD, RN, FAAN*
Jennifer Ritzau, MD
C. Kelly Smith, MSW*
Maria Sullivan, BS*
Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.
Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Rhode Island Specific: This activity qualifies for 1 hour of CME Credit in Cultural Awareness, one of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 RI CME re-licensure requirements.
Nursing Continuing Education
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Social Work Continuing Education
The above program has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Rhode Island Social Work Board of Licensure.
Other Healthcare Providers
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Many other disciplines accept AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM towards re-licensure or recertification. Check with your state licensing board to verify.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCThis continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 1.00 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.