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Innovative Models Of Palliative Care Delivery

Title: Innovative Models Of Palliative Care Delivery with Stephen Radwany, MD, FACP, FAAHPM              

CE/CME Offered:

CE/CME Credit Available: Nurse, Physician, Social Worker

Member Price: $105.00
Non-Member Price: $210.00

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Length: 1.0 hours
This session was originally presented at NHPCO’s 2014 Virtual Conference ‘Hot Topics in Palliative Care.' This session will describe Innovative Models of Palliative Care Delivery in the context of community based hospice and palliative medicine.  Discussion will center about the ways in which these models can extend the reach of hospice and palliative care programming and give patients and families who are coping with serious and complex illness access toes to essential services across the continuum of care.


  • Review innovative components of a community based Palliative Care and Hospice program within the context of an integrated delivery system of health care
  • Identify barriers and opportunities in developing such models
  • Define pathways and strategies for program development

Stephen Radwany , MD, FACP, FAAHPM

Dr. Radwany has been Medical Director of Hospice and Palliative Care Services at Summa Health System since 1999 helping to establish a hospice program, palliative care consult services and palliative care inpatient units while serving as Program Director of its Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship.  Dr. Radwany has been active at the Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) where he is a Professor of Internal Medicine. He has presented at many meetings throughout the USA as well as in Cuba, Hungary, Peru, Vietnam and Argentina. He is a Fellow and Laureate of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine and has been board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine since 1997. Dr. Radwany received his medical training at the University of Cincinnati and Northwestern University. 

Disclosure: Planners: Barbara L. Bouton, MA, FT, and Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty: Stephen Radwany , MD, FACP, FAAHPM has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Completion: In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.
CE/CME Info:


Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.                      
NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accredited status by ANCC refers only to continuing nursing education and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product discussed in conjunction with this activity.


Physician: The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of  1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NHPCO-SocialWorkerSocial Worker: NHPCO is an approved provider of continuing education contact hours by the National Association of Social Workers (provider #886414158). This educational activity has been submitted for approval for 1 hour.

Release Date: November 19, 2015

Expiration Date:

November 19, 2018

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