The Community Action Network (CAN) invited palliative care expert Dr. Dustin Dillon to provide insight into improving the quality of life for patients and residents as they near the end of their lives.
After this webinar, you will:
-Understand the difference between palliative care and curative directed therapy
-Be able to describe hospice care
-Understand the types of patients that may be classified as “end of life”
-Recognize the myths around hospice care
-Know the benefits of hospice care
-Be able to discuss symptom management strategies at the end of life
Dustin Dillon, MD, Assoc. Medical Director, Adult Palliative Care & Pediatric Team at Hosparus Health in Kentucky
Dr. Dillon earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he graduated magna cum laude, and completed his pediatric residency and fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at Northwestern University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He joined Hosparus Health in 2017, returning home to his home state of Kentucky, with his wife and son.