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Palliative Care Conference

FOR THE MIND, BODY, AND SPIRIT

SAVE THE DATE | October 23, 2021, 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday, October 23, 2021 – 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Activity Description: This will be a live presentation as well as a live online presentation with audience interaction lasting approximately 6.5 hours.

Financial Disclosure for Speakers and Planners: There is no financial support for this activity. All presenters and planners do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 6.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Memorial Medical Center and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This event has been approved for 6.0 Social Work CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico Chapter (NASW-NM). The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary.

Nursing Continuing Education – According to the New Mexico Board of Nursing’s Continuing Education website, this conference meets criteria of Continuing Education Offered by Providers of Continuing Education:  https://nmbon.sks.com/general-continuing-education-information.aspx

Certificates of CME credit/attendance will be provided to attendees upon completion of the conference evaluation/attestation.

  • Hospice vs. Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care of the Human Spirit
  • Communicating Difficult News
  • Medical Futility / Withhold Withdraw
  • Palliative Pharmacotherapy
  • Death and Dying

Plenary One: “Palliative Pain Management in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic”
Plenary Two: “Palliative Care: Symptom Management”

Our Mission

Para la gente y el futuro: For the people and the future, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University is dedicated to improving the health of the Southwestern United States and its border with Northern Mexico through culturally respectful undergraduate, graduate and continuing osteopathic medical education, research and its support of clinical service to the community.

The College is focused on increasing diversity in the physician workforce and fostering a practice of life-long learning, compassion, respect and excellence in its students.

Our Vision

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine will be regionally and nationally recognized for significantly impacting physician workforce needs of the Southwest and access to quality medical services. BCOM will be a leader in increasing workforce diversity, particularly among Native American and Hispanic populations.

Schedule

Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 8:00AM – 5:00PM

In-Person Registration

Registration for In-Person Attendance

Virtual Registration

Registration for Online Attendance

Evaluation

Please Complete this Evaluation

Evaluation (Available 4:30 pm 10/23/2021)