Hope and Resilience at the End of Life: Transforming Crucial Conversations

September 24, 2020

6 contact hours


Online via WebEx


Doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains and health care providers working with patients at end-of-life often feel uniquely called to this compelling healthcare practice. Presented by an experienced multidisciplinary panel of speakers, this educational opportunity equips professionals working in end-of-life care to transform crucial conversations at the end-of-life. Participants will gain critical knowledge so they may continue to find joy and satisfaction in serving patients with chronic or life-limiting illness.

Keynote: Karen Wyatt MD

Karen Wyatt

Dr. Karen Wyatt is the bestselling author of the books The Tao of Death and What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying, which contains stories of patients she cared for as a hospice doctor and the spiritual lessons she learned from them at the end of their lives. Dr. Wyatt also hosts End-of-Life University Podcast, which features conversations with experts who work in all aspects of end-of-life care. She is widely regarded as a thought-leader in the effort to transform the way we care for our dying in the U.S. In addition, she is valued for her application of spiritual principles to illness and healthcare and teaches that in order to live life fully we must each overcome our fear of death and embrace the difficulties that life brings us.

Planners and Speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose regarding this educational activity.

There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.



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In support of improving patient care, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is awarded 6 contact hours. (60 minute CH) Nurses should only claim those contact hours actually spent participating in the activity.

Approved for 6 CE hours for NJ & NY social workers.

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