Palliative Care and the Patient Perspective

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Watch a recording of national leaders in palliative care and spiritual care in a palliative care settings for a conversation on developments in this vital field of chaplaincy. We also spent time specifically discussing the experiences of actual palliative care patients and how this perspective can and should inform the work of spiritual care providers. We were joined by:

Jamie Beachy, PhD, MDiv, Faculty Co-director of the Center for Psychedelic Studies, Naropa University

Jennifer Moore Ballentine, MA, Executive Director, California State University Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care

Allison Kestenbaum, BCCi, ACPE, Supervisor of Clinical Pastoral Education & Palliative Care Chaplain, UC San Diego Health