End of Life Care I

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Tentative Schedule

8:00-8:30 am

SSOM Atrium

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:30 am

Seminar Rooms

Reflection Small Group Session

9:30-9:45 am



9:45-10:00 am

Tobin Hall 190

Session Overview and Case History Introduction

Theresa Kristopaitis, MD

10:00-10:45 am Tobin Hall 190

Giving Bad News

Shelly Lo, MD

10:50-11:35 am Tobin Hall 190

Developing an Effective Oral Analgesic Regimen

Theresa Kristopaitis, MD

11:40 am-12:15 pm Tobin Hall 190

Advance Directives, Establishing Goals of Care

John Hardt, PhD

12:20-1:00 pm Tobin Hall 190


Theresa Kristopaitis, MD

Objectives -- At the conclusion of this PCM-3 session, students will be able to:

  1. State and apply the key steps in delivering bad news

  2. State and apply key steps in discussing code status (resuscitation preference)

  3. Develop an effective oral analgesic regimen

  4. Define "Advance Directive"

  5. Begin the process of establishing the overall goals of care with a patient with a life-limiting illness

  6. Demonstrate knowledge of the philosophy of hospice and the services provided by a hospice program


Required Readings:

Pocket Guides:



Pain Management Self-Assessment E-Module ~ Available on LUMEN ~ Vertical End of Life Curriculum



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Last Updated: 10/10/12
Created: 09/16/2002