Palliative Care: The Texas Medical Association (1) urges Texas medical schools to periodically assess the adequacy of their curricular content in preparing medical students and residents to respond to the special needs of patients requiring palliative care with the goals of maintaining the highest quality of life possible during the final stages of life and preparing physicians for clinical and ethical issues related to end-of-life care; and (2) encourages availability of continuing medical education courses on the clinical and ethical issues related to end-of-life care (Amended CME Rep. 2-I-98 and Sub. Res. 201-I-98; amended CME Rep. 1-A-08; reaffirmed CME Rep. 2-A-18).
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August 16, 2018