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Updates in Palliative Care 2021 - LIVESTREAM

May 6, 2021 to May 7, 2021

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

May 6-7, 2021 - LIVESTREAM - CT

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.

  • Convenient livestream format
  • 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
Registration Fee
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$475
Allied Health, NP, PA, Nurses, Retirees$400
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA): Palliative Care$200


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.   

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.

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 12.00 ABIM
  • 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
05/06/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/07/2021 - 3:00pm

Click here to view the program schedule in your mobile device. 


Internet Live Activity
Rochester, MN
United States

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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this Other (live and online content) activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This online live activity, Updates in Palliative Care, with a beginning date of May 6, 2021  has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.00 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

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

  • 12.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 12.00 ABIM
  • 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.00 Attendance

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services.  Please refer to the Exhibitor Prospectus for additional information. To participate, complete the online submission form below with your company details and returned the signed letter of agreement to Kris Jones.  



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