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CME : 25.75
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Annual Assembly Meeting of AAHPM & HPNA on Hospice and Palliative Care is organized by American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) and will be held during Mar 14 - 17, 2018 at Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers interested in acquiring, maintaining, or expanding the skills needed to function effectively in the field of hospice and palliative care. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Purpose :

As leaders in promoting excellence in hospice and palliative care, AAHPM and HPNA combine their expertise to advance the field, thus meeting the shared goal of improving quality of life for patients facing serious or life-threatening conditions and their families.

Conference Objectives :

The participant will be able to
• translate advances in clinical and scientific knowledge of advanced disease processes, symptoms, and symptom management into improved patient care
• assess patient pain and other symptoms and side effects and recommend a care plan based upon best available evidence
• identify psychological, spiritual, social, and cultural aspects of patient care and integrate support of those aspects of patient care into an overall plan of care
• apply sound communication principles with patients, families, and interdisciplinary teams
• develop patient plans of care that incorporate interdisciplinary assessments and symptom management across all domains of care that are ultimately based on the expressed values, goals, and needs of the patient and family
• identify ethical, regulatory, and legal concerns related to hospice and palliative care
• discuss effective strategies and challenges for the delivery and advocacy of hospice and palliative care in diverse settings
• identify new contacts for future collaboration
• facilitate future research in hospice and palliative care
• identify opportunities for enhanced self-care and resilience
• apply effective strategies using the hospice and palliative care competencies in teaching and learning situations
• identify opportunities and strategies for effective leadership within the field of hospice and palliative medicine
• identify opportunities to influence, initiate, maintain, and advance the practice and sustainability of hospice and palliative care within the changing healthcare environment.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Chris Feudtner
Chris Feudtner


Jeremy Hirst
Jeremy Hirst


Phillip E. Rodgers
Phillip E. Rodgers

Family Medicine

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Venue Address

Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston St
Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Boston Marriott Copley Place,

110 Huntington Avenue,

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America 02116,

+1 617-236-5800

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