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Introduction to Palliative Care
Presenter: Sarah Harrington, MD, FAAHPM
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Program Overview:
This presentation will give an overview of palliative care, along with practical resources for providers.


  1. Define palliative care and discuss how it differs from hospice.
  2. Discuss the benefits of providing palliative care to patients with a serious illness.
  3. Discuss recent palliative care initiatives in the state and describe practical resources available to providers.

Speaker Bio:
Sarah Harrington, MD, FAAHPM is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the UAMS Department of Internal Medicine, in the Hem/ONC Divisoin.  Dr. Harrington is also the Medical Director of the UAMS Palliative Care Program, and Chief of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System.

Speaker Disclosures
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CME activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Instructions to obtain credit:

  1. Pay any applicable fees.
  2. Complete the pre-test.
  3. View the entire activity online.
  4. Check completion box.
  5. Complete the post-test.
  6. Complete Evaluation.
  7. Must pass the post-test and complete evaluation to receive credit.
  8. Certificate or transcript available in the “My Profile” tab.

ANCC Accreditation Statement:
Center of Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.

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