Palliative Medicine
Continuing Medical Education Program

May 17, 2019
7:30 AM - 1:15 PM
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Evans Hall, Room 327 A/B
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Presented by Continuing Medical Education at PCOM, this program will acquaint health practitioners with key concepts in interdisciplinary palliative care.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to understand the role of palliative care in trauma and intensive care settings. You will become familiar with key concepts of hematology, oncology and radiation oncology in the care of seriously ill patients as well as develop awareness about how to assist patients who face life-limiting illness.

Participants will appreciate evidence on the impact of spirituality on health and on health outcomes and apply the understanding of a patient’s spiritual and cultural beliefs to appropriate clinical contexts. You will understand the role of chaplains, clergy and other spiritual leaders, and how to communicate and collaborate with them on behalf of patients’ needs.

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Program Agenda

The Palliative Medicine program will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 in Room 327 A/B of Evans Hall at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131.

The program chair for this event is Michael Srulevich, DO, MPH.

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Continuing Education Credit

Physicians

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 5 hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s
participation in this activity.

Parking

On-campus parking is available in our garage; please enter on Stout Road.

All-day parking is $5.

Note: The automated gate takes quarters or one, five, 10, and 20 dollar bills. The garage is equipped to receive credit card payments (Visa, Master Card and Discover) at the two exit gates. Additionally, receipts are available for those paying by cash or credit card.

After parking, enter Evans Hall through the front entrance across from the parking garage.

Fee Policies

Physicians
Registration fee of $145.

Physician assistants and other health care professionals
Registration fee of $100.

These fees include continental breakfast. Registration is limited on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be confirmed without tuition fee.

Registration fees for Friday and Saturday programs are not refundable, nor can they be credited for future programs.

Emergency Messages

Call PCOM Rowland Hall Security Desk at 215-871-6351. Ask the guard to transfer your call to extension 5350 which is the phone for Evans Hall.

Questions

Please address inquiries and other correspondence to:

Linda Miller, CME Coordinator
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1694
Phone: 215-871-6348 | Fax: 215-871-6781
Email: lindam@pcom.edu