Avera will be holding a Palliative Medicine Symposium on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. This palliative care learning event is designed to emphasize awareness of Palliative medicine, with focus on education and dialogue regarding integration of palliative medicine techniques into daily patient care by further exploring:

  • Symptom management tips and pointers
  • Holistic multi-disciplinary patient-centered care
  • Techniques and Tools for navigating challenging patient/family interactions

This event is focused on providing information for all health care professionals who would like to learn more about palliative medicine or are actively involved in palliative medicine. Physicians, social workers, nurses and other professionals are welcome.

Following the event, quarterly palliative care conference calls will be scheduled to provide additional information on palliative medicine and ongoing dialogue.

The event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn South, 5300 S. Grand Circle, Sioux Falls. The cost is $40 per person.

For more information, please call (605) 322-8950.