The Role of Palliative Care: Exploring What’s Meaningful for You
When: Monday, October 24, 2011
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EDT
In the second teleconference of our two-part series, Barbara Reville, DNP, explores the benefits of palliative care and the ways to discuss your options with your healthcare providers. During this teleconference, you will:
- Find out how palliative care can be part of an integrated approach to treatment
- Understand how palliative care differs from hospice care
- Learn how a palliative care plan supports your quality of life while addressing your physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs
- Explore ways to cope with your reactions and the reactions of those you love around the often difficult feelings associated with palliative care
About Our Speaker
Dr. Reville is an oncology nurse practitioner who is certified as an Advanced Palliative and Hospice Nurse. She co-directs the palliative care program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her background includes extensive experience in oncology nursing, clinical practice and teaching in palliative care nursing. Her main interests include communication in serious illness, pain and symptom management.
About the Program
This program is sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb.
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