Presented by Hospice & Community Care as part of their Anniversary Education Series – 40 years.
Nurse Practitioners are invited to attend “Care of the Seriously Ill: Prognosticating, Planning and Prescribing with Confidence” October 21 via Zoom. Zoom link will be sent via email.
6.75 RN CH/2 pharmacology CH
RSVP by October 14
Schedule of Events
7:30– 8:00 a.m. Sign in
8:00–9:30 a.m. Case-Based Prognostication with Amy Westcott, M.D.
9:30–9:45 a.m. Break
9:45–10:45 a.m. Dementia Care with Kristen Nebel, D.O.
10:45–11:45 a.m. End Stage Renal Disease with David Sommerman, D.O.
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30–2:30 p.m. Medications at End of Life with Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD,
MA, MDE, BCPS, CPE
- Inhaler use in the last months of life
- Use of anticoagulants
- Opioids – Prescribing in the midst of the opioid crisis environment
- Use of Ketamine for opioid–induced hyperalgesia and depression
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:45 p.m. Palliative Care Dilemmas with Ric Baxter, M.D.
3:45–4:00 p.m. Evaluations and Q&A