Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care (PDCSC)
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- Use an evidence-based approach for safe pain management for patients with serious illness using opioids, non-opioids, and adjuvant analgesics, and non-pharmacologic measures
- Discuss evidence-based approaches to the treatment of nausea, vomiting, and constipation;
- Practice techniques to increase mindfulness and bolster resilience;
- Assess patients with serious illness psychosocial distress, opioid risk, depression, and suicide risk;
- Determine the appropriateness of referring patients with serious illness to a mental health specialist;
- Identify techniques to communicate effectively with patients, families, and surrogate decision makers to deliver bad news, discuss prognosis, goals of care, advance care planning, palliative care, and hospice care;
- Recognize methods to support families suffering from grief and bereavement;
- Describe effective team-based approaches to palliative care across the care continuum that support each discipline’s roles and contributions.
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The University of Chicago reserves 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.
Co-Director, Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Interim Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Medicine, and Epidemiology
Director, Section of Palliative Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Medical Director, Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Inpatient Services
Co-Director, Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
University of Chicago
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this Other activity (internet live/enduring) for a maximum of 42 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
University of Chicago Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This live activity is designated for a maximum of 42 continuing nursing education units.
Social Worker Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and will offer continuing education units for the Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.
39.5 social work continuing education units are provided for this live activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Specialty-Level Palliative Care Webinar Series
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|Profession Type||Early Fee||Discount Code||Regular Fee|
|Physician, PDCSC Only||$1150||EXPIRED||$1250|
|Physician, PDCSC & Specialty-Level Palliative Care Webinar Series||$1500||EXPIRED||$1600|
|Advanced Practice Provider, PDCSC Only||$800||EXPIRED||$900|
|Advanced Practice Provider, PDCSC & Specialty-Level|
Palliative Care Webinar Series
|Chaplain & Social Worker||$550||EXPIRED||$600|
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your participation in this activity, your registration fee less a $100 administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by August 7, 2021. No refunds will be made after August 7, 2021.
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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.