Compassus To Host Palliative Care Seminar

PRINCETON, W.Va. – The Compassus program serving Princeton and the surrounding areas, in partnership with Princeton Community Hospital, will host a seminar, “How Palliative Care is Changing the Way Physicians Care for Patients,” on April 21-22.


Mohana Karlekar, M.D., medical director for the Palliative Care Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, will host three presentations for community and healthcare professionals, as well as physicians. Karlekar serves on the Compassus professional advisory committee.


“As the number of people who die from life-limiting illnesses increases, so do the physician skills necessary to provide end-of-life care,” said Stori Pugh, executive director of Compassus – Princeton. “We are honored to have Dr. Karlekar speak to our local healthcare professionals about the growing palliative care movement.”


WHAT: “How Palliative Care is Changing the Way Physicians Care for Patients” Seminar


WHEN & WHERE:


Community & Healthcare Professionals


April 21, 6-8 p.m.


Chuck Mathena Center


2 Stafford Drive


Princeton, WV 24740


Healthcare Professionals


April 22, 10-11 a.m.


Princeton Community Hospital, Education Room


122 Twelfth Street


Princeton, WV 24740


Physicians Only


April 22, 12-1 p.m.


Princeton Community Hospital, Education Room


122 Twelfth Street


Princeton, WV 24740


Please contact Billie Proffitt at (304) 431-2000 to RSVP or for more information about this seminar.