First Do No Harm: Caring for Patients Nearing Life's End
Join us for AAHPM's Inaugural Grand Rounds Lecture with palliative care legacy expert Dr. Martha L. Twaddle as she shares with us her career journey in palliative care during this one-hour presentation titled, First Do No Harm: Caring for Patients Nearing Life's End. Dr. Martha Twaddle combines over thirty years of experience in the care of seriously ill people and their families in a variety of areas of service as “an exemplary educator and pioneering contributor to end-of-life care”.
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Martha L. Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, HMDC
Julie Tanner, BSN, RN-BC, CHPN
Julie Bruno, MSW, LCSW
Julie Tanner, BSN, RN-BC, CHPN
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful activity completion includes attesting to meaningful participation in the activity and completion/submission of activity evaluation within the time frame designated.
Evaluation period closes June 30, 2022, for claiming CME credit.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:
- 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and
- 1.0 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment point in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM or ABP MOC credit.
Physicians certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine who wish to earn MOC points within the current calendar year must submit their MOC data no later than December 31 of the calendar year.
Physicians certified with the American Board of Pediatrics who wish to earn MOC points within the current calendar year must submit their MOC data no later than December 1 of the calendar year.
ABMS MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, First Do No Harm: Caring for Patients Nearing Life's End has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME Activity
- 1.00 ABA MOC
- 1.00 ABIM MOC
- 1.00 ABP MOC
- 1.00 ABS MOC
- 1.00 CME (physician only)
- 1.00 Participation