Managed Care and Corporate Medical Directors Webinars: Transitioning to Palliative Treatment at End of Life

December 10, 2012

This educational program is designed specifically to address the interests of managed care and corporate medical directors. Each webinar will feature a different topic based on feedback from a sample of medical directors along with an interactive question and answer period for participants. NCCN offers continuing education credits for physicians (CME) for these webinars.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of health plan medical directors.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the role of palliative care and management of common symptoms at the end of life
  • Identify strategies that health plans can employ to increase patient awareness and informed decisions about end of life options
Additional information

This activity is supported by educational grants from Astellas; Celgene Corporation; Lilly USA, LLC; and Pfizer.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 Participation
  • 0.75 Physician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/10/2012 - 12:15pm EST
Event ends: 
12/10/2012 - 1:00pm EST

Thomas Smith, MD
Director of Palliative Care Medicine
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Available Credit

  • 0.75 Participation
  • 0.75 Physician


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