Date & Time
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Can a person be well during the time they are dying? Through published and personal stories, participants will explore the phenomenology of well-being as one knowingly nears death. Dr. Byock will guide discussion of the meaning of well-being in the context of terminal illness; identify useful, conceptual models of human development; explore therapeutic uses of imagination; and examine implications for clinical care and fellowship of community.
Registration will remain open until the time of the actual event.
This live event requires ZOOM webinar software, which you will be automatically prompted to download upon clicking the access link provided to you in your confirmation and reminder emails. Zoom is an easy to use webinar software available for Mac OS X, Windows, iOS and Android. Installation should only take a moment. Please see confirmation email for further instructions.
By registering for this live webinar, you will receive the following:
- 90 minutes of live, interactive webinar content.
- 30 minutes of question-and-answer time with the teacher.
- A 30-day access to download a recording of the complete webinar, after the event. (Free software provided to view.)
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: If you have a computer with a broadband connection (320 kbps minimum), web browser, and sound capabilities (microphone and speakers or headset), you will be able to view the webinar and participate in the Q&A period. Recommended System Requirements: Windows 8.1 or Mac OSX 10.5 or higher, and browsers version Internet Explorer 6, Firefox 3, Safari 4, and Chrome 11 or higher.
Note: Login information will be emailed to the registered student the evening prior to the event.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST
$50 Members & Nonmembers
This workshop can be taken alone or as part of the New York Open Center’s Certificate in the Art of Dying: Integrative Thanatology. Click HERE for more information.
This program is part of the Art of Dying Institute. For complete information click here.
New York Open Center
Ira Byock, MD, FAAHPM is a leading palliative care physician, author, and public advocate for improving care through the end of life. He is Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the Institute for Human Caring of Providence Health and Services based in Torrance, CA. The Institute advances efforts to measure, monitor and improve person-centered care system wide and supports culturally diverse communities in expanding models of caring. Dr. Byock is Professor of Medicine and Community & Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He served as Director of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire from 2003 through July 2013. He is the author of Dying Well, The Four Things That Matter Most, and The Best Care Possible.