Dr. Sunita Puri, MD
Hospice and Palliative Care
Keck Medical Center, USC
November 4, 2020
Words as Tools: The Challenge and Magic of Family Meetings
1. Articulate the ways palliative medicine assists patients with advanced illness, and how palliative medicine differs from hospice care.
2. Understand the difference between outpatient and inpatient goals of care discussions.
3. Understand communication techniques to clarify patient goals, make medical recommendations, and discuss the non-beneficial nature of some treatments with compassion and precision.
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Meeting ID: 295 104 2679