6K: Concurrent Care Hospice: Tales from the Minneapolis VA

Jordan Keen, MD; Melissa Gloege, RN

Concurrent care hospice allows veterans to have both disease-modifying therapy, such as chemotherapy, and hospice care. This presentation will focus on what we have done and learned in our first year of implementing this service at the Minneapolis VA.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Describe concurrent care hospice
  • Name several challenges facing concurrent care hospice patients