The Future of Hospice and Palliative Care

There are two opportunities to hear Dr. David Casarett* MD MA, a nationally recognized Hospice and Palliative care research physician, in Hawaii to speak about "The Future of Hospice & Palliative Care". 

Friday, December 13, 2013
8:00 am – 9:00 am
The Queen’s Conference Center

How we design more comprehensive care for patients with serious illness?

  • Recent Research including a description of preliminary data from CMS Innovation Project regarding strengths and limitations of Hospice.
  • New models for Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Advanced Clinical Care Delivery and Systems
  • CME Credits are available only to medical staff of The QMC
  • Flyer for QCC Presentation with CE information. 

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Kuakini Medical Center HPM Auditorium
347 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu, HI 96817

This event is orgnaized by Department of Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds. 

Please RSVP by Friday, December 6, for the Kuakini presentation with Keri Nitta at 523-8461 to ensure there will be seating, food, and materials to accommodate everyone.

Objectives: Upon completion of this educational session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand common barriers to hospice & palliative care.
  2. Identify opportunities to improve hospice utilization.
  3. Describe alternatives to hospice care.
  4. Identify trends in the growth of palliative home care.

Intended Audiences: Physicians, nurses, and other allied health staff who provide care for geriatric patients. Parking: No validation

This talk is sponsored by: Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education. A joint venture between the Hawaii Medical Association and the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai’i.

The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*David J. Casarett, MD, MA. Associate Professor, Division of Geriatrics, Dept. of Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.