Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212

Since 2000

SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Palliative Care Spring Symposium

Recent Events

    Conference Information and
    Program Agenda

    Education in Palliative and End of Life Care

    Based on the EPEC® Curriculum

    Sponsored and Supported by Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals

    May 10, 2013

    New Location!

    Course Location:
    Jefferson Alumni Hall
    1020 Locust Street - Main Level
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    OPEN to Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital (Center City) and Methodist Faculty and Staff only.

    The Palliative Care Spring Symposium is specifically designed to teach the core communication principles of palliative and end of life care. The program instructors are Jefferson faculty who are certified EPECĀ® (Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care) trainers. Thus, participants will become their Department/Division expert in teaching how to communicate difficult news, establishing goals of care and effectively run a family meeting.

    Featured Topics for Breakout Sessions:

    • Establishing Goals of Care
    • Re-thinking your Approach to Code Status Discussions
    • Working with Families

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Jefferson Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 6.0 is maximum number of contact hours to be awarded to participants.

    For information about additional continuing education credits, please contact the Office of CME at