Session date: 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Wauwatosa
201 N. Mayfair Road
5th Floor, Conference Center
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Psychology CE Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Target audience: 

Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, residents, medical students, counselors, other allied mental health professionals.

Learning objectives: 
  • Identify often misinterpreted symptoms of depression and anxiety at the end of life
  • Describe the adaptive nature of denial and numbing at the end of life
  • Explain common symptoms of terminal delirium and discuss what is a "good death"
Faculty & credentials: 
Linda Blust, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Jo Weis, PhD
Program Director, Palliative Care Center
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
 

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Brenda Konczal
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7250