After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1|Review with staff Hospice philosophy along with criteria for eligibility; CPC vs Hospice.
2|Discuss strategies and options for symptom management.
3|Review with staff on how to have that difficult conversation with patients/caregivers in regards to hospice.  


Emily Zametkin, MBBS
Hospice Medical Director
Palliative Care Physician
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Emergency Medicine
UMASS Chan Medical School                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Baystate Health                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.                                           

None of the other 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. 

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Session date: 
07/10/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
Baystate Education Center
361 Whitney Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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