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Palliative Care Case

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Using a case study participants will follow an older patient who requires increasing levels of care. After breaking into interdisciplinary teams led by leaders in transitions of care, participants will discuss goals, long-term care planning, and transitions in and out of hospital.


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Upon completion participants will be able to:

  • Describe how a multidisciplinary team approach enhances quality of life for patients throughout the aging process.
  • Recognize the importance of understanding a patient’s values, goals, and beliefs while assisting with transitions of care and long-term care planning.
Date posted: 
Wed, 09/30/2015
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Wed, 09/30/2015
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Palliative Care Case. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2015 Available from:
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