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Updates in Palliative Care - Online CME Course


Course Directors: Molly A. Feely, M.D. and Jacob J. Strand, M.D.

Online Course Available until June 10, 2024

Updates in Palliative Care is a multidisciplinary CME course designed to build and enhance your palliative care knowledge. Experts from the Mayo Clinic Center for Palliative Care provide clinically relevant pearls for palliative care providers and clinicians from primary care, hematology/oncology, hospital medicine, critical care and related specialties. If you care for patients with serious illness and are looking to broaden your skills beyond the basics, this is the course for you. Content in this course is repurposed from the 2021 livestream event.

  • Dynamic, case-based presentations
  • Timely palliative care content such as management of refractory symptoms when usual therapies fail, strategies for complex communication scenarios, adaptive coping, spiritual distress and pain management strategies for seriously ill patients with high opioid risk

Target Audience

Targeted clinician specialties (MD, NP, PA-C) include clinicians from general internal medicine, family medicine, hospital medicine, oncology, critical care, geriatrics, nephrology and cardiology. This is also great educational content for social workers. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Updates in Palliative Care course, learner should be able to:

  • Formulate an approach to address complex communication scenarios such as requests for hastened death, miracles and perceived futility.
  • Develop treatment strategies for refractory symptoms.
  • Define adaptive coping and apply specific interventions to improve patient and family coping.
  • Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/19/2021
Course expires: 
07/18/2024
Cost:
$350.00

Course Directors

 

Molly A. Feely, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Jacob J. Strand, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota


 

Mayo Faculty

Lezlie H. Andersen, M.D.
Instructor in Pediatrics,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Laura S. Rhee, D.O.
Instructor in Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Frank (Andy) A. Bock, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Caila J. Rinker, MDiv, BCC
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Sara L. Bonnes, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of  Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Maisha T. Robinson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida 
Kelly J. Christensen, P.A.-C.
Instructor in Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Wil L. Santivasi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Christopher A. Collura, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Brandon P. Verdoorn, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Rachel C. Gentes, APRN, C.N.P., M.S.N.
Instructor in Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
James C. Watson, M.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurology, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Regina M. Mackey, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
John M. Wilkinson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Family Medicine, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Susan M. Moeschler, M.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Kelly L. Wu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona
Emily A. Olson, APRN, C.N.P., M.S.N.
Instructor in Oncology, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Mei (Mei-Ean) E. Yeow, B.M.B.Ch.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Deirdre R. Pachman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology, 
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

  

 

Guest Faculty

Mihir Kamdar, M.D.

Zachary Sager, M.D.

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


Credit Statement(s):

AMA

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$350.00
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