Palliative Care in the Context of Behavioral Health and Addiction


  • Thursday, July 23

    3 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

In this Master Clinician, Lauran Hardin, MSN, RN-BC, CNL, and Shelly Viva, LCSW, will share practical strategies to help palliative care teams provide compassionate care for patients with complex needs, specifically people with a history of substance use disorders, co-occurring with mental health issues. Participants will learn about core competencies to improve care for this population, understand the stigma and a history of trauma on complex patient presentation, and acquire strategies for building key partnerships for delivery of complex care.

Presented By

  • Lauran Hardin

    Lauran Hardin, MSN, RN-BC, CNL

    Director Cross Continuum Transformation
    National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs

  • shelly virva

    Shelly Virva, LCSW,FNAP

    Senior Consultant,
    Health Management Associates

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