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Palliative Care and Hospice for the Cancer Patient — NC Community College Lecture

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
UNC Cancer Network's NC Community College logo with Free General Participation Certificate mark

 

Photo of Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH

Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Associate Director, UNC Palliative Care Program
Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Photo of Jenny Hanspal, RN, BSN, MS, OCN

Jenny Hanspal, RN, BSN, MS, OCN

Coordinator, Outpatient Oncology Palliative Care
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Palliative Care and Hospice
for the Cancer Patient

 

Lecture Description

Hospice and palliative care are health care services created during the past 40 years to meet the needs of patients living with serious illness, including cancer, and their families.  Delivered by teams of interdisciplinary health professionals, these services improve the quality of life and care of patients.  This lecture will discuss the development of palliative care and hospice, the components of these services and their outcomes for patients and families and the careers available to health care professionals dedicated to serving patients with cancers of all ages.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the historical developments important in the creation of hospice and palliative care as health care services for patients with cancer.
  • Describe the similarities and differences between hospice and palliative care as health care services.
  • Identify the outcomes of hospice and palliative care in serving patients with cancer.

 


Lecture Resources:

Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Certificates:

  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in April 2020.
  • Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

UNC Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu