City of Hope End-of-Life Symposium Webinar Series

March 6, 2024

November 5, 2020

December 3, 2020

Compassion & Choices President Emeritus Barbara Coombs Lee, PA, JD, Joins and esteemed panel to discuss poetry, novels and patient stories that honor the end of life, including some of their own.

Recorded January 7, 2021

Explore grief and bereavement at the end of life to help patients better manage the situation; Integrate clinical knowledge and advances into the management of patients at the end of life; Understand medical aid in dying and utilize resources available to patients and providers.

Cinema at the End of Life

Recorded March 4, 2021

Dr. Csaba Mera, writer and executive producer of the movie Here Awhile, discusses his motivation and journey to creating this film about end-of-life choices. He will highlight some of the influences in his personal and professional life that inspired him, and he will highlight key elements of the story. Dr. Katherine Morris will join him and discuss her role as a consultant on the movie and also share some of her medical aid in dying clinical experience as well as her role in the award-winning documentary, How to Die in Oregon.

Aid in Dying Medications & the Clinical Competencies of Prescribing

Recorded May 6, 2021

This presentation will focus upon the history and evolution of medical aid in dying medications, current protocols, “red flags,” possible complications, and options for ingestion. In addition, the importance of providing patient-centered informed consent, appropriate contextual support, resources, and security of storage will be discussed. Attendees will also learn the pharmacology of aid in dying compounds, their expected action, and post-ingestion effects.

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