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"What is Palliative Care?

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Did you know the “U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings” include Palliative Care as one of the seven Patient Services that can make or break hospitals from the list? Join me and the leading experts in the field of palliative care for the program - “What is palliative care?” Together with my guests : Judi Lund-Person from the NHPCO, Dr. Harry Moody, Director of Academic Affairs for AARP in Washington, DC. and Jay Westbrook, RN, CHPN, the 2005 Visiting Faculty Scholar at Harvard Medical School’s Palliative Care Department, we will discuss how this emerging area of healthcare will benefit you and your loved ones. In the one hour interview program we will outline palliative care as a concentration of specialty care in the fields of nursing, social work and medicine. We will provide listeners with what you need to know as you navigate the clinical healthcare settings in the USA and round the world today. This program is appropriate for any listener - Palliative Care programs are now worldwide. Background media resources: AARP, Dr. Harry R. Moody NHPCO’s Caring Connections site -www.CaringInfo.org Center to Advance Palliative Care -www.capc.org “U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings- http://health.usnews.com/sections/health/best-hospitals Jay Westbrook, RN, CHPN

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