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Partnering to Advance Research and Practice in Palliative Care

Title: Partnering to Advance Research and Practice in Palliative Care with Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH            

CE/CME Offered:

CE/CME Credit Available: Nurse, Physician

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’. The purpose of this presentation is to engage the audience in a discussion about effective partnering between community-based hospice and palliative care organizations and academic researchers. The presentation will describe the urgent need for palliative care research, address challenges related to conducting research in the hospice and palliative care setting, introduce the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group (PCRC) and identify opportunities for engagement of community-based hospice and palliative care organizations in clinically-relevant research.


  • Describe the urgent need for generation of high quality evidence to inform practice in hospice and palliative care
  • Identify approaches to overcoming challenges in conducting research in the hospice and palliative care setting
  • Take advantage of opportunities to become engaged with active participation in research in hospice and palliative care

Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH

Dr. Kutner is a tenured Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of General Internal Medicine (GIM), Geriatric Medicine, and Health Care Policy and Research at the UC SOM. Dr. Kutner received her MD from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in 1991 and completed residency training in internal medicine at UCSF from 1991-1994. Subsequently, she completed a NRSA primary care research fellowship, earning an MSPH degree with honors, and a fellowship in geriatric medicine at UC SOM (1994-1997). Dr. Kutner served as the Acting GIM Division Head from November 2002 through June 2005 and was named the permanent GIM Division Head in July 2005 following a national search. Dr. Kutner is a member of the Nursing and Related Clinical Sciences Study Section of the NIH and of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Transforming End of Life Care Committee. She is President of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).

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

Faculty: Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH 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 1.5 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.

Release Date: November 19, 2015

Expiration Date:

November 19, 2018

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