6th Annual Hospice and Palliative Care Symposium Listening with the Head and Heart: Exploring the Human Experience and Examining Spiritual Care Needs

Glencoe, IL US
October 4, 2018
This symposium will help end of life providers from all disciplines to be able to better identify and help with spiritual and existential needs of patients with terminal illnesses.

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:

  • Identify Spiritual and Existential Issues;
  • Equip providers with skills to deal with spiritual and existential distress;
  • Improve our own emotional self-awareness and self-actualization in order to help care for others.
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: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 Participation
Event starts: 
10/04/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/04/2018 - 2:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Chicago Botanic Garden (Regenstein Center)
1000 Lake Cook Road
Nichols Hall
Glencoe, IL 60022
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 847-982-4311.

The University of Chicago and NorthShore University HealthSystem reserve the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.


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

  Michael Marschke, MD 
  Director of NorthShore University Palliative Care Program

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
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.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Work Credit
Social Workers who attend the entire program may be eligible for 4.50 CEU’s from the NorthShore University HealthSystem Social Work Continuing Education Program License #159-000227.
Other Health Professions Credit
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.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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