After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Define palliative care, hospice, withdrawal of mechanical support, non-escalation of care
2. Describe the non-escalation of care and role of PCP in family support of patient with terminal illness
3. Discuss cultural competency when considering withdrawal of mechanical support
4. Discuss strategies for breaking bad news, resources available for patients and physicians



Kimberly Marohn, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate


Commercial Relationships: None

Session date: 
08/21/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Chestnut 1 A & B
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE End of Life Care
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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