End-of-Life Care Options for Patients with Cancer – SPOC

Christine Kistler, MS, MASc will discuss the end-of-life care options that are available to patients experiencing cancer. She will also discuss resources that are available to family members during the cancer journey.

Target Audience

These courses are designed for students enrolled in health sciences programs and the community colleges across the state of North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish between the palliative care and hospice care services that are available to cancer patients
  • Define the providers, admittance requirements, care structure, and expense coverage available for palliative and hospice care services
  • Discuss the importance of collaboration and teamwork to enhance quality of end-of-life care for cancer patients
  • Identify resources that are available to patients and families to learn more about palliative and hospice care services

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
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Christine Kistler, MS, MASc

Assistant Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
UNC Family Medicine Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
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