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Palliative Care LIVE Webinar for All Clinicians!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lisa Presutti
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LIVE Webinar

Palliative Care: Aligning the Team Around the Patient
Engaging in effective discussions
to help your patients live well through serious illness.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:15 – 1:30 PM
1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM
1.0 Nursing and Social Work Credit Hours
Easy Registration Instructions Below

Co-sponsored by
Massachusetts Medical Society, Honoring Choices MA, American Cancer Society, Hospice& Palliative Care Fed.of MAand Lahey Health.
Many physicians and clinical care teams have not received formal training in palliative medicine, yet are being asked to initiate palliative care discussions with patients diagnosed with a serious illness. Thiswebinar offersprimary and specialty clinicians a set of key questions & tools to open a palliative care discussion with patients at any phase of serious illness, from first diagnosis, to curative treatments and through to end of life care.

Who ShouldAttend:
All physicians, nurses, social workers, and all care team members.

WhatYou'll Learn:
  • A common set of terms & definitions for clinicians & patients
  • A useful framework to identify the phases of serious illness
  • Key questions to introduce a palliativecarediscussion
  • A structured, team approach to care planning with MA tools
  • Why, when and how to refer to specialty palliative care
INTRODUCING:New Palliative Care Directory for Massachusetts
Provided by Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of MA

For MA Medical Society (MMS) Members:Login to seefee scales
For Non-MMS Members: $49:00 forall care professionals, including nurses & social workers seeking credits. SEE easy non-member registration instructionsbelow.

Elizabeth J. Collins, MD
Palliative Care Medical Director, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Ellen M. DiPaola, Esquire
President & CEO, Honoring Choices Massachusetts


To Register :Instructions
1. Click on Registration Link or go to
2. View the "Login or Create an Account" page. If you are a Members just Login; Non-members must mustcreate an account to receive June 19 webinarinformation.
3. Click on “Non-Member, create an account”. Fill in account information.If you are a Nurse or Social Worker, be sure to list your professional as such to receive credits.
4. Click on "Add to the Cart". The cost is $49 for non-members.

The Live Webinar will be recorded and available July 5 at nocost. No credit hours will be offered.

Co-sponsored by Massachusetts Medical Society, Honoring Choices MA, American Cancer Society, Hospice& Palliative Care of MA, and Lahey Health.
In collaboration with theMassachusetts Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Network (MCCPCN), and the Northeast-Metrowest Palliative Care Coalition.

Accreditation Statement: The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study. Provided by the Massachusetts Medical Society and its Committee on Geriatric Medicine and Honoring Choices Massachusetts, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society and the Massachusetts Federation of Hospice and Palliative Care

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