Fourth Annual NorthShore and University of Chicago Hospice and Palliative Care Symposium

Glencoe, IL US
September 30, 2016
The overall goal of this symposium is to educate the attendee on how to provide high quality care for patients in the late stages of dementia, as well as their families. We will focus on end of life care, working together with palliative care experts on how to improve the quality of care in nursing homes across the Chicagoland area.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other allied healthcare professionals in the geriatrics, palliative care, internal medicine, and neurology specialties including social workers and nursing home directors, administrators.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the strengths of people with mild, moderate and advanced dementia
  • Discuss the evidence that supports a comfort model of care for people with dementia
  • Describe the conceptual shift that supports embedding comfort in your organization
  • Identify at least two methods for embedding comfort in your organization
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
NorthShore University HealthSystem
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 Participation
Event starts: 
09/30/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/30/2016 - 2:45pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
United States

  Stacie Levine, MD
  Director of University of Chicago Palliative Medicine Program

  Michael Marschke, MD 
  Director of NorthShore University Palliative Care Program


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 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation.  For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 
Social Workers who attend the entire program may be eligible for 4.75 CEU’s from the NorthShore University HealthSystem Social Work Continuing Education Program License #159-000227.

For complete activity information, visit the conference website or download the brochure below.


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