Dr. Sunita Puri, MD

Hospice and Palliative Care

Keck Medical Center, USC

BIOETHICS GRAND ROUNDS
November 4, 2020

Words as Tools: The Challenge and Magic of Family Meetings

Objectives:
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 
Passcode: 2020

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