Grand Rounds - Jun 24, 2022
"Palliative Care"

Speaker: Finly Zachariah, MD, FAAFP, FAAHPM. Medical Director, Informatics & Value-Based Supportive Care, Associate CMIO, Department of Supportive Care Medicine.




  1. Evaluate the need for and recommend palliative care for seriously ill patients.
  2. Differentiate between palliative care and hospice services.
  3. Describe the benefits of palliative care for seriously ill patients.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

The period to claim credit for this activity expires one year after its original publication. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

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