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

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    Palliative Care Spring Symposium 2015

    For Interprofessional Healthcare Providers: Building Palliative Care Skills Together

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

    June 12, 2015

    Course Location:
    Thomas Jefferson University Campus
    Dorrance H Hamilton Building
    1001 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    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.

    Special emphasis will be placed on the following topics:
    Pain Management
    EOL Care
    Breaking Bad News
    Ethical Issues
    Hospice Care
    Advance CHF & Technology (Turning Off A Vat)
    Long Term Care

    Meets NJ Palliative Care Credit requirement!

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

    This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    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.

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