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Arkansas Hospice Partners in Care Conference

Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Category: Conference

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Arkansas Hospice Partners in Care Conference Oct 18 - Oct 20, 2017
Hosted by
Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas

About the Event

“Purpose
To share evidence based information in pain & symptom management and end of life care, along with communication
tools to better care for patients with serious illness. At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
Manage the physical, psychological, and social causes of distress in life limited patients and their families.
Distinguish the difference between palliative care & hospice and recognize the appropriate timing of each in the
medical care of a patient with serious illness.
Develop strategies for implementing a palliative care program
Develop practical strategies for introducing discussions of a patient’s end of life care plan.
Develop practical techniques to improve advance care planning.
Cultivate approaches to working with diverse patient populations with different diseases in various settings.

Recognize signs of burnout and unhealthy professional behavior.
Develop strategies for mindfulness and self-care”