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Distance Learning: Honoring Our Heroes: Improving End of Life Care for Veterans

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Presenter:
Jennifer Hale, RN BS CHPN
State Executive
Georgia Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Program Sponsor: Blue Ridge AHEC

Session Description:
This program addresses key issues that are important to consider in the care of Veterans in palliative care. These issues are not unique to Veterans, but may be found in other populations as well. However, the presenter has expertise in the recognition and management of these conditions will address the specific needs of Veterans.

Session Objectives:

  1. Describe key issues related to palliative care access and quality for Veterans
  2. Assess these issues for Veterans in Georgia
  3. Identify resources to help manage these issues

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