Building Partnerships to Expand Hospice Palliative Care Globally

Thursday, April 30, 2015: 3:15 PM-4:15 PM
Potomac 3/4 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 2nd Level
Primary Presenter:
Gwynn Sullivan, RN, MSN , Office of Education and Engagement, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, VA
Co-Presenter:
Catherine Hamel, MA , Administration, Gilchrist Hospice Care, Marriotsville, MD
This session will introduce participants to Global Partners in Care (formally FHSSA), an organizational affiliate of NHPCO, dedicated to the international development of hospice and palliative care. The presentation will focus on the organization’s global mission and the impact of its partnership program for both US and international participants. Additionally, it will demonstrate the need for worldwide hospice palliative care development, the reason for expanding globally and how US hospices can make their impact through the Global Partners in Care partnership program.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the state of hospice and palliative care development in developing countries
2. Explain the mission of Global Partners in Care and itís positive impact of partnerships on participating US and international hospice palliative care organizations
3. Determine global partnership opportunities and identify partner resources


CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker
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