After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Discuss how palliative care can fit in at all stages of heart failure from diagnosis to end of life.
2. Have the knowledge and skills to engage in goals of care discussions with their heart failure patients as early as possible in the heart failure disease process.



Diane Dietzen, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, HMD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Medical Director of Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center

Jean Jaoude, MD, MHA, CMD
Chief Medical Officer
Baystate Home Health and Hospice Services

Emily Martin, MS, NP-C
Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center 

Kirsten Pasterczyk, MSN, RN
Heart Failure Nurse Coordinator
Baystate Medical Center 

Danielle Winslow, NP
Heart Failure
Baystate Medical Center 


Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
01/15/2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
361 Whitney Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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