The aim of this lecture is to examine the important role of palliative care in cancer control efforts and explore the essential role of nurses in providing that care. Key principles and strategies for delivering quality palliative care will be discussed.
By the end of this lecture, the attendee will be able to:
- Identify the essential role of palliative care in the care of people with cancer
- Explain the contribution that nurses make to providing palliative care
- Discuss the key principles and strategies for delivering quality palliative care
- Recognise barriers to delivering palliative care in low and middle-income countries
This lecture is equal to 1 CE Contact Hour, 1 CPD Point, and 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Additional CME Info
Release Date: February 1, 2020, Termination Date: January 31, 2023
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and Continulus. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per lecture. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Commercial Support: This activity received no commercial support.
Earning Credit: In order to earn CME credit, the participant must take the pre-test, listen to the lecture, take the CME post-test, and complete the post-test evaluation.
Duration 1 hour(s).
Professor Patsy Yates
Chaired by Prof. Carmen Chan
Distinguished Professor Patsy Yates is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience as a leader in education and research in the health sector. She leads a large competitively-funded research program focused on developing workforce capacity in cancer, palliative and aged care, advancing the management of cancer-related symptoms and treatment side effects, and strengthening the nexus between research, policy and practice in cancer, palliative and aged care. Patsy is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the Australian College of Nursing. She has been inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame of Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing and was awarded the prestigious USA Oncology Nursing Society Distinguished Researcher Award in 2018. Patsy is the current President of the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care and a past-President of Palliative Care Australia.
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