Nursing Grand Rounds

Nursing Grand Rounds

Engaging Excellence in Patient Care, Education, and Research



The Evolution of Palliative Care: Improving Quality AND Quantity of Life

Presented by:
Judith Setla, MD, MPH, FACP - Medical Director-Hospice and Palliative Care of CNY

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
1:30 - 2:30 PM

11th floor East Tower Kinney Performance Center - Downtown Campus

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The presentation is targeted to all interested Upstate Health Care Providers (RN, MD, NP, PA, SW).


To increase the learner's understanding and comfort with discussion and referring people for palliative and Hospice care.


1. Describe Hospice and Palliative care including which patients might benefit from referral.
2. Discuss how Hospice and Palliative care are strongly aligned with national and local goals of improving service, improving quality and lowering costs.
3. Describe the key elements of a Hospice program.

No Registration is Required
1.0 Contact Hour will be Awarded by the Institute for Continuing Nursing Education (ICNE)