Line One: Hospice Care

Hospice is not a place,  but a concept of care designed to provide comfort and support to patients and their families when a life-limiting illness no longer responds to cure-oriented treatments. Eighty percent of hospice care is provided in the patient’s home, family member’s home and in nursing homes. At Amedisys Hospice in Anchorage,  Buddhist ordained, Chaplain Diane Johnson incorporates aromatherapy and guided meditation with her patients. Today she joins Dr. Woodard on Line One, along with Hospice Medical Director, Dr. Sergei Bogojavlensky, and hospice RN, Crystal Walker.

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GUESTS:

  • Chaplain Diane Johnson, Amedisys Hospice
  • Dr. Sergei Bogojavlensky, Hospice Medical Director
  • Crystal Walker, RN, CHPN (certified hospice and palliative care nurse)

LIVE BROADCAST: Mon, April 27, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT BROADCAST: Mon, April 27, 2009 at 8:00 p.m

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