*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

Dying in America: Myths and Realities Course location change to OLLI Conference Room

This course will describe the history of dying in Europe and America and will dispel current hospice myths. The experienced, professional faculty discusses the role of a caregiver at the end of life, illustrates the roles of each team member in providing end-of-life care to patients and their families, and discusses the grief process and the importance of that journey. Class 1: The History of Dying in America. Class 2: Myths of Hospice and end-of-life care. Class 3: Beyond Advance Directives. Class 4: Case Study and Panel Discussion with Hospice team members and their roles (case manager, social worker, chaplain, home health aide, volunteer, and physician). Class 5: The important work of grieving.

Instructor Bio:

Angela   Stiltner, MD, is the Senior medical director on staff at Hospice of the Piedmont.
Amy B. Gillespie, EdD, MSN, RN CHPN is the Chief Clinical Officer at Hospice of the Piedmont.
James Avery, MD has been a hospice physician, administrator, and educator for over 20 years.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
A35 Hospice of the Piedmont Feb 23, Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 Th 1:00-2:30 p.m. OLLI Conference Room WL

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