What is My Prognosis? Using information on Life Expectancy to Make Important Decisions
Published on Jan 9, 2017
(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv) Dr. Alex Smith is a clinician-researcher at the University of California San Francisco who is at the forefront of efforts to integrate geriatrics and palliative care. This course was made possible by the Optimizing Aging Collaborative at UCSF which is supported by the UCSF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Number U1QHP28727. Recorded on 11/08/2016.
Delivering Bad News | The Physician as the Caregiver
Published on Aug 18, 2015
Peter Bach, physician, epidemiologist, writer, and Director of the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center sits down with Johns Hopkins’s Elissa Bantug to share his experiences of being a cancer doctor whose wife eventually lost her life to breast cancer.
Atul Gawande on end-of-life care
Published on Nov 19, 2014
Facing mortality – The leading surgeon and author discusses how doctors in rich countries handle end-of-life care, and why we must not shy away from the question of our own mortality.
Lessons from a hospice nurse: Alia Indrawan at TEDxUbud
Published on Jun 21, 2012
Alia Indrawan is an integrative healing practitioner and intuitive guide based in Bali, Indonesia. She has previously worked as a Hospice Nurse, helping people with terminal illness to die gracefully and in peace. She has taken the lessons she’s learned from death and dying and now empowers others to become conscious creators of their lives. She is deeply committed to whole-hearted living, where emotional freedom and vulnerability are honored and celebrated. Alia integrates her background in traditional medicine with her passion for indigenous healing. Her spot-on intuition and grounded, compassionate nature open up a pathway for powerful self-discovery and a renewed sense of purpose. Alia has developed a client base spanning five continents, a testament to the limitless breadth of her spiritual and emotional guidance.