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New: Palliative Care Discussion Guides!

New PalliativeCare Discussion Guides:

"5 Things To Talk About With Care Providers"
and
"5 Things To Talk About With Patients& Clients"


Consumers and care providers can start a discussion to help adults manage the pain, symptoms & stress ofliving with serious illness.
Download & print your free guide!
Eight months ago, Honoring Choices embarked on the "Palliative Care Project" with the Northeast Palliative Care Regional Group, Mass Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Network, and our Community Partners.

We hadone collaborative goal: to create consumer-friendly information & tools that empower consumers and care providers to start effective palliative care discussionsat first diagnosis and continuing all through the serious illness journey.

We are thrilled to launch the new Honoring Choices"Palliative Care" webpage . It has everything you needto start a palliative care discussion including:

Thank youto the Northeast Palliative Care Regional Group Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Network, and the HonoringChoices Partners, and allwhoworked diligently to move towards a more uniform language to create the new discussion guides. It was an inspirational statewide endeavor of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, care managers and clergy and all who work in palliative care.Read more here.



HMS Center for Palliative Care

Subject: Art and Science of Palliative Nursing: June 15-16, 2017

 
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There's Still Time!

Art & Science of Palliative Nursing


June 15-16, 2017

Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts
 
 
 



Session Topics Include:
  • Palliative Care – What does it mean?
  • Essentials of Pain Management
  • Opioids: Where are we now?
  • The Pharmaceutical response to the Opioid Crisis
  • Palliative Management of Dyspnea
  • Case Studies in Living with a Failing Heart
  • Nursing Sustainability: Managing Distress
  • Case studies in Distress and Conflict Management
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Palliative Management of Anorexia
  • The State of Palliative Nursing


 
This year for the first time, we will be offering a limited number of scholarships. Please visit our website for complete details.

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