Promoting Excellence : Memorial Service Video and Manual

Renal Palliative Care Initiative: Memorial Service Video and Manual

This videotape and manual provide a practical description of how to develop a memorial service for patients who died from renal disease. The video shows excerpts from memorial services in Massachusetts and offers viewers a sense of the powerful impact of the service in families and clinicians.

Educational Tools - Clinician Education

Renal Palliative Care Initiative
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street S2669
Springfield, MA 01199

Lewis M. Cohen, M.D.
[email protected]

esrd, bereavement, community engagement, community outreach

To use this tool:
For further information about this product contact Lewis M. Cohen, M.D. at [email protected].

Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

Posted April 2004

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