In the latest installment in a series of podcasts on hospice and palliative care, Stephen Gudas, PT, PhD, describes the
goals of palliative care—to live better with disease and address the symptoms
of illness—and the role physical therapists play in meeting those goals by
helping patients preserve function and dignity. Gudas, who practices physical
therapy in the cancer rehabilitation program of the Massey Cancer Center at the
Medical College of Virginia, also illustrates how a high-functioning palliative
care team can meet the needs of patients and their families.
will hold an audio conference titled Hospice and
Palliative Care: The Collaborative Role of Physical Therapy on Tuesday,
November 13, 1:00-2:00 pm ET. Online registration closes 11:00 pm ET
Thursday, November 8, or as soon as all available spaces are filled.