Palliative Care’s Role in the Changing Face of Healthcare

Providers can improve quality of care and the outcomes achieved while reducing unnecessary spending by including palliative care specialists when treating seriously ill patients. Learn how palliative care can mitigate the need for crisis intervention, thus simultaneously improving quality and reducing cost. 

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Clergy, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Medical Students and other interested healthcare professionals. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the change in healthcare from a fee-for-service to a value-based model.
  • Identify how delivery of care is impacted by changes in the healthcare model. 
  • Evaluate the role of palliative care in the realignment of healthcare delivery. 
  • Discuss how palliative care is a solution for accountable care organizations that simultaneously improve quality and control utilization.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Achieving Value Through Palliative Care. American Journal of Managed Care. Published online on December 12, 2016.

http://www.ajmc.com/journals/evidence-based-oncology/2016/december-2016/achieving-value-through-palliative-care-/P-1

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
07/01/2017
Course expires: 
06/01/2019

Colleen Tallen, M.D.
Medical Director, Palliative Care
Lee Health
Fort Myers, Florida

Colleen Tallen, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentations or discussions. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2017
Course expires: 
06/01/2019
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