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2016 Partners in Care Conference

In recent years there has been upward growth in palliative care, especially inpatient settings. Palliative care has shown that it improves health care quality by reducing suffering, and building stronger patient/family/physician communication. The amount of hospitals with a palliative care team has increased from 650+ to over 1,700 in just over a decade. This interactive conference will provide the tools necessary to develop and implement a palliative care program.

Who should attend

This conference is best suited to hospital administrators, palliative, hospice and other physician specialists, and hospice directors.

Topics will include

The Partners in Care Conference will cover a great variety of topics in implementing or improving palliative care programs, and will include:

  • Discussing our culture of death
  • Creating goals for care in early and late stages of life-limiting illness
  • Hospice and palliative care certification
  • Methadone, and how much is enough
  • Symptom management for end of life patients
  • Family dynamics and how they affect communication
  • Grief in children

We Are Attending: AfterHours Triage event information

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Event location

Embassy Suites by Hilton Little Rock
11301 Financial Centre Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72211

For more information

To learn more about this event, and how to attend, click here.