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Palliative Care – Facilitating Quality Care for Patients and Families
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5/28/2015 to 5/29/2015
When: May 28-29, 2015 (Two Days)
6pm- 9pm
Where: NASW-NYC chapter office
50 Broadway
Suite 1001
New York, NY  10004
Presenter: Christine Wilkins, Ph.D., LCSW

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NASW New York City Chapter is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0027 This workshop has been approved.


Date: Thursday and Friday, May 28 and 29, 2015 from 6 pm - 9pm (two days)
Presenter: Christine Wilkins, Ph.D., LCSW
NASW Member rate - $120
Non-Member Rate - $200

6 Contact Hours

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious ailment. Palliative care teams are made up of doctors, nurses, social workers and other professional medical caregivers. These individuals will administer or oversee most of the ongoing comfort-care patients receive. This workshop will provide an overview of palliative care, its origins, main concepts and components, and how it is delivered. The social worker’s role in intervening with patients with serious illness and/or end of life and their families will also be addressed.


Christine Wilkins, Ph.D., LCSW is the Manager of the Palliative Care Program and Social Work Services at NYU Langone Medical Center. Ms. Wilkins is in charge of facilitating care coordination to enhance and promote efficient and effective delivery of health care services across and among systems. She also supervises social workers in the Hematology-Oncology and Medical Intensive Care Units.


*Please note that the last day for refunds is Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

There will be a $20 administrative fee for all refunds.

There are no refunds after May 26, 2015.

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