Palliative Care Module Series - Part 2 (no CE)

The SGO Palliative Care Committee developed a series of 15 modules. Part 2 includes the topics listed below. This content is primarily designed for trainees but is useful for providers at all levels in all settings. 

This version of the series is NOT eligible for CE. If you are looking to claim CE, please click here to go to the related course.
Note: both series have the same content, but the CE version has a few additional requirements to complete. 

Advance Directives
Speaker & Author: Katherine Hicks-Courant, MD, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

Speaker and Author: Ellen Hartenbach, MD, University of Wisconsin

Understanding Medical Aid in Dying (MAID)
Speaker & Author: Maria Bell, MD, MPH, MBA, Sanford Women’s Health

Hospice Part 1
Speaker & Author: Carolyn Lefkowits, MD, MPH, MS, University of Colorado

Hospice Part 2
Speaker & Author: Carolyn Lefkowits, MD, MPH, MS, University of Colorado

Distress, Depression & Anxiety in Cancer
Speaker & Author: Lindsay Brubaker, MD, University of Colorado

Target Audience

Fellows, Residents, Trainees, APPs, Physicians

Learning Objectives

  1. Manage and treat cancer related side effects, including fatigue, distress, depression, and anxiety
  2. Distinguish between hospice and palliative care
  3. Describe hospice eligibility criteria and the four levels of hospice
  4. Distinguish between advance care planning and advance directives
  5. Define Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) and list MAID eligibility criteria  
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