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The Hospice and Palliative Care Lecture Series
The Hospice and Palliative Care Lecture Series is a collaborative effort among Palliative Medicine at KUMC, Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care, the KU‐KCHPC Palliative Care Fellowship Program, the Central Plains Geriatric Education Center, the Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth at KUMC and KUMC’s Area Health Education Centers. Each Thursday the program includes two lectures. The first from 8 to 9 a.m. central time and the second from 9 to 10 a.m. central time. The programs are broadcast by Interactive Televideo (ITV) to sites across the region. This allows two way real‐time video and audio communications between participants at multiple locations and the speakers. Additionally the lectures are webcast using a web‐based conferencing system enabling you to see the presenter’s slides and hear the lecture. You can interact through text chat.

Upcoming lectures are listed below. Click on a title for full information and to register.

The Hospice and Palliative Care Lecture Series
To Eat or Not to Eat? Managing Dysphagia at End of Life
 Lauren Buning, MS, L/CCC-SLP - Speech Language Pathologist, University of Kansas Hospital
May 28, 2015
8:00 AM-9:00 AM CDT
Neurologic Disease at End of Life
 Christi Bartlett, MD - Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center
June 04, 2015
8:00 AM-9:00 AM CDT
After Death, Then What?
 Lee Lawhead, MDiv, GC-C - Chaplain, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
June 04, 2015
9:00 AM-10:00 AM CDT
PTSD in Terminal Illness
 Amber Guzman, PsyD - Psychologist, Geriatric Care Clinic, Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center
June 11, 2015
8:00 AM-9:00 AM CDT
Teaching Teaching: Faculty Development in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
 Allison Netson - Coordinator II, Palliative Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center
 Lori Olson, MD - Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center
June 11, 2015
9:00 AM-10:00 AM CDT

The Central Plains Geriatric Education Center
at the University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-1464
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