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Quillen College of Medicine

Education on Hospice and Palliative Care: The Book of Life

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Education on Hospice and Palliative Care

 The Book of Life

May 2, 2019

6:00 PM

St. John's Restaurant -
1278 Market St., Chattanooga, TN, 37402

Dinner is complimentary



About this Conference:
Education of healthcare professionals around end of life care including diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments as well as aspects of advance care planning.

Keynote Speaker:
Greg Phelps MD
Chief Medical Officer, Hospice of Chattanooga

Dr. Phelps joined Hospice of Chattanooga in June of 2016 as Chief Medical Officer. He was previously Medical Director at the University of TN Medical Center Hospice in Knoxville, TN. He is a 1979 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Phelps did his residency and internship in Family Medicine at Anderson Memorial Hospital. In 2009, he completed a Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine through the University of Louisville. Dr. Phelps is Board Certified in Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Education
Mercer University School of Medicine (1979)
Experience
Board Certified in Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine
2009 - Completed a Fellowship in Hospice & Palliative Medicine through the University of Louisville.

Agenda:
6:00 Dinner and lecture/discussion

Prognostication;

  • Admission requirements;
  • Differences between palliative care and hospice care;
  • Symptom Management;
  • How to initiate end of life care planning conversations and strategies for success.

Target Audience:
Physicians, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Home Health and Hospice personnel

Overall Conference Objectives:
As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand how to initiate and carry a conversation with patients and caregivers about end of life care and advanced care planning
  • Determine which patients area appropriate for hospice care vs. palliative care based on admission criteria and prognostication
  • Explain the differences and similarities between hospice and palliative care
  • Discuss critical nausea, dyspnea, pain, and constipation prescriptions and how to convert doses

Address:
St. John's Restaurant - 1278 Market St., Chattanooga, TN, 37402

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Dates and Locations:
May 2, 2019
Other dates forthcoming 

Fees:
Attendance is complimentary

Cancellation Policy:
ETSU Quillen College of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME activities. If an activity is cancelled, registrants will receive a full refund if, fee associated with program.

Registration:
Click here to register 

Activity Director:
Gregory Phelps, MD 

Educational Planner:
Marta Gouge, Educational Planner 
Marta Gouge, BS, CHCP
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
(423) 439-8074
gougemm@etsu.edu


Conflicts of Interest:
 
Activity Director Disclosure
Gregory Phelps, MD None
Planning Committee Members Disclosure
Lynette Carlson None
Marta Gouge None

Accreditation:
 

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ACCME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and Virginia Pain Society. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 
 

 

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