9th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium: Striving for Excellence in Palliative Care

This symposium will bring together national experts that will address critical, cutting-edge topics in palliative and supportive oncology care. Registration is limited. Please plan to join us for this exciting and practice-enhancing educational opportunity.

When Oct 21, 2017 from 07:30 AM to 02:30 PM (EST / UTC-400)
Where The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro ST, Chapel Hill 27516
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This continuing education course is designed for physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals in family medicine, internal medicine, cardiology, emergency medicine, oncology, pulmonary, nephrology, geriatrics, neurology, palliative care, psychology, pharmacy, social work, pastoral care and hospice. We also welcome fellows, pre-med and nursing students.


  • Review advance care planning (ACP) in the clinician- patient relationship.
  • Discuss barriers in communication when having ACP conversations.
  • Describe the role of the primary care provider, medical oncologist, pharmacist and palliative care provider in caring for patients facing serious and terminal illness.
  • Identify strategies to address the opioid crisis in palliative care treatment.


Visit the Symposium Website for complete information and online registration. 

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