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Professional Events

Numerous professional education opportunities are available through Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, and continuing education credit is frequently offered. Programs are available for physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and other health care professionals, including hospital and nursing facility staff members.

Regular events include quarterly Palliative Care Grand Rounds, offered in affiliation with The University of Kansas Medical Center, and a weekly lecture series, held at Kansas City Hospice House.

The weekly lecture series covers important topics in the care of patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. The series consists of two single-hour sessions Thursday mornings at Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Road, Kansas City, Mo. The series is designed for our palliative medicine fellowship but is open to all health care professionals in the community. CEUs are available for most meetings.

Below are upcoming grand rounds, lectures and other events for professionals. Click on the listings to view more detail and to register if applicable.

If you would like Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care to make a presentation or provide a professional workshop or seminar at your organization, view topic ideas and request a presentation online, or call Kelli Traylor at 816-276-2749.
Weekly Lectures March 12 Radiation Therapy in Palliative Care and Cultural Competence in Hospice and Palliative Care March 12, 2015
Hold My Hand: Walking with Children & Teens through the Grief Journey March 14, 2015
Weekly Lectures March 19 Integrative Medicine and Palliative Care/Hospice and The Grief Journey: Many Pathways March 19, 2015
Weekly Lectures March 26 No Sessions March 26, 2015
Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds, March 31st Identity Crisis-The Role of Pediatric Palliative Care with a Focus on the Perinatal and Adolescent Populations March 31, 2015
Hold My Hand: Walking with Children & Teens through the Grief Journey May 13, 2015