Promoting Excellence : On Our Own Terms Video (Balm of Gilead)

Balm of Gilead: On Our Own Terms Video

A PBS Special features The Balm of Gilead in the four-part, six-hour series of intimate stories and conversations exploring choices and decisions to be made at end-of-life, and end-of-life care issues.

Educational Tools - Community Education

Cooper Green Hospital
The Balm of Gilead Center
1515 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Marc Sussman
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
This symptom sheet was used by Cooper Green project staff administered to palliative care inpatients to assess and track the level of patient's symptoms.

community engagement, community outreach

To use this tool:
To Order ON OUR OWN TERMS Video Tapes:
The complete, four-part ON OUR OWN TERMS series can be obtained on videotape from Films of the Humanities 1-800-257-5126.

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Posted April 2004

Cooper Green Hospital overview page

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit for more resources.

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