COVID Conversations

Webinar Series

CCCC is hosting a series of webinars to support health care providers in delivering patient-centered care during the COVID-19 crisis. The COVID Conversations Webinar Series presentations are FREE, but you must pre-register for each session to receive the log-in information for the live webinar.


Check back for details on the next presentation in our COVID Conversations webinar series.


Our COVID Conversations Webinar Series sessions are recorded and links to the recordings will be posted below within 1-2 days of the live webinar. The recordings are FREE to view.

COVID Conversations: COVID Symptom Management in Skilled Nursing

May 27, 2020 | Presented by Takeshi Uemura, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Division of Palliative Medicine, University of Hawaii School of Medicine, and a Founder of VitalTalk Japan; and Eric Chyn, MD, Geriatrician and Internal Medicine Physician, Community Health of Central Washington VIEW RECORDING | SLIDES

COVID Conversations: CCCC Decision Aids, Ventilators, CPR, Transfers, And Comfort Care

May 14, 2020 | Presented by Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, MPH, Author & Practicing Physician, Alameda Health System, and Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, Medical Director, Hospice by the Sea VIEW RECORDING | SLIDES

COVID Conversations: Team Approach to Assisting Patients with Advance Care Planning

April 22, 2020 | Presented by Seiko Izumi, PhD, RN, FPCN, Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Nursing VIEW RECORDING | SLIDES

COVID Conversations: Difficult Conversations in the Time of COVID-19

April 15, 2020 | Presented by Robert Arnold, MD, Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and in the University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law VIEW RECORDING | SLIDES

COVID Conversations: Medical Decision-making in the Face of Serious Illness

April 8, 2020 | Presented by Judy Thomas, JD, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California; and Karl Steinberg, MD, Medical Director, Hospice by the Sea. VIEW RECORDING | SLIDES


  • COVID-19 Courses (Free) | CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care is making more than 20 online, self-paced courses available at no charge through June 30, 2020, for anyone caring for patients and families during the COVID-19 crisis. Topics include clinician communication, advance care planning, palliative care skills for generalists, crisis intervention strategies, self-care, and more. LEARN MORE>>
  • COVID-19: CALTCM Weekly Rounds | California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM)
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