2017 Palliative Care Symposium

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Date & Location
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   Richmond, VA

Specialties
Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Pain Medicine, Social Work

Overview

This symposium is designed for nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists and clergy who are involved in working with clients who have life limiting illnesses, and their families, and /or have need of palliative care.




Objectives
  • Apply the principles of palliative management of geriatric patients including pain management 
  • Demonstrate how the Virginia Physician Order Scope of Treatment (POST) reflects various clinical instances 
  • Comfortably determine which patients can be appropriately referred to outpatient an outpatient palliative care clinic 
  • Correctly identify and manage anxiety in a palliative care setting


Registration

VCU staff - Register through the Learning Exchange: Keyword: Palliative

For non-VCU staff - Please click on the link below, set up an account and then register for the conference using your credit card, keyword: Palliative

https://vcu.ehealthcareit.us/vcu/servlet/ekp/login?getnews=y



Accreditation

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

VCU Health is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Accommodations

Arrangements have been made with the Delta Hotels Richmond Downtown to block overnight rooms for symposium guests at the special discounted rate of $132 per night (single/double) for check in on October 23, 2017.

Reservations must be received no later than October 2, 2017. Please call (800) 344-2972 or (804) 788-0900 to make your reservation. Let the reservation clerk know that you are attending the VCU Palliative Care Symposium.