Description & Contact Information:
The Spring 2017 Hospice and Palliative Care Lecture Series continues January 12, 2017!
The Hospice and Palliative Care Lecture Series sessions will continue on Thursday mornings beginning January 12, 2017. Topics in the Spring 2017 series will include:
• Transitions of Care
• Communication & Prognostication
• Child Life & Therapies
• Advanced Life Support Withdrawal
• Grief & Bereavement
• Neuro: Parkinsons/ALS/MS
• Rehab Modalities
• Palliative Sedation
• Pharmacology: Med Costs and HPM and Polypharmacy
• Cardiac Devices
• End of Life Issues with Veterans
• Sleep: Too Little/Too Much
• Palliation of Breathing: Pulm HTN/COPD
• … and more!
A total of 24 sessions will be broadcast on Thursday mornings with the first session at 8 a.m. and the second session at 9 a.m.
For More Information: Contact the AHEC Statewide Office at (620) 235-4040.
Broadcasts are planned on the following Thursdays, 8 a.m. & 9 a.m.:
January 12, 2017
January 26, 2017
February 9, 2017
March 9, 2017
March 16, 2017
March 30, 2017
April 13, 2017
April 27, 2017
May 11, 2017
May 18, 2017
June 8, 2017
June 22, 2017
* Information for each session will be available five working days prior to each session.
Please note: Due to the nature of a fellowship series, the need may arise to alter the planned schedule. Participants will be notified of changes as soon as possible should they occur. Individual session information will be updated online by visiting www.kumc.edu/ku-ahec and locating the Palliative Care Fellowship Series tab under the Health Care Professionals tab on the left hand side.
Each broadcast date will have two separate one-hour presentations with the first beginning at 8:00 a.m. and the second beginning at 9:00 a.m. Sessions will begin and end promptly.
How To Register
Participants may register for the entire series or register for individual sessions
To Register for the Series: Please contact the KU Area Health Education Center at (620) 235-4040 or email email@example.com.
To Register for Individual Sessions: We recommend participants register and pay online with a credit card by visiting http://kuahec.kumc.edu/asp-kuahec. Registration over the phone is also accepted by calling (620) 235-4040 but payment via credit card will be required at the time of registration.
Registration for each session will close 48 hours prior to each session.
Series Registration (24 sessions) - $275 Individual One-hour Session Registration - $12.50 per session
Individual session registration is available online at http://kuahec.kumc.edu/asp-kuahec.
Continuing Education Credit
The registration fee will include continuing education credit for physicians, advance practice nurses, nurses, social workers and a certificate of attendance for other individuals. Continuing education credit will be given for only those sessions attended.
Please note: Participants will be emailed a link the Wednesday before the session where they can access handout materials, online evaluation, and connection information. Handouts and evaluation will be available online until the following Monday.
Palliative Care Fellowship Series
Broadcast via Zoom Webconferencing
A registrant may cancel no later than three (3) working days prior to the program to receive a refund minus a $15.00 administrative fee. After that time, no refunds are made. The registration fee will not be transferred to future offerings. Refunds are made by mail.
KU Medical Center AHEC reserves the right to cancel the program and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. KU Medical Center AHEC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.
We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call KU Medical Center AHEC and a continuing education representative will contact you to discuss your needs.