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Palliative Care Case and Discussion
Presenter: Sarah Harrington, MD
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Program Overview:
In this presentation, the speakers will review a palliative care case and discuss best practices.


  1. Discuss a palliative care case that served as a teaching tool.
  2. Explore potential ethical conflicts within the above case.
  3. Discuss benefits of early integration of palliative care in a case and what was learned.
  4. Define interdisciplinary team roles and how each assisted with improving quality of life for patient and family.

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's Palliative Care Program.

Special guests from White River Medical Center in Batesville, AR include Miguel Villagra, MD and Dianne Plemmons, APRN.

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:

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  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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