After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss and understand the need for a consistent (but flexible) approach to communicating with patients and families
2. Identify at least three online resources to support ongoing skills development in conducting difficult conversations
3. Explain how to access a range of CAPC training materials
4. Demonstrate enhanced confidence in serious illness conversations


Speaker Name
Maura Brennan, MD
Program Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Professor, UMMS - Baystate

Jean Peretti, RN
Ambulatory Nurse, Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center

Zelmon Johnson, LCSW
Social Worker I, GWEP
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center

Ahmed Eltanbedawi, MD
Geriatrics Fellow PG4
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
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 planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.      


Session date: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Webinar Live
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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