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The E-Series: Finding Empowerment in Advance Care Planning

In this episode, Trent Cockerham, CEO of Hospice of the Piedmont, is joined by Kat Gibson, Vice President of Family Care Services for Hospice of the Piedmont. Together, Trent and Kat take deep dive into the sometimes uncomfortable yet extremely beneficial conversation of making your healthcare preferences known to those you care about, the many benefits of taking a proactive approach to these discussions and how to document your healthcare wishes.

Apr 29, 2022

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Guest Bio: Kat Gibson, MSW LCSW, Vice President of Family Care Services for Hospice of the Piedmont, joined the hospice team in 2016 as a Medical Social Worker before transitioning into a leadership role the summer of 2019. She is a graduate of the Joint Masters of Social Work Program through the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and recently obtained her Advance Palliative and Hospice Social Work Certification. Prior to finding her passion within hospice care, Kat has experience working with the mental health community and the long term care population across the triad area.

The E-Series is an educational webinar and podcast series aimed at engaging our community, exploring relevant topics and educating about ways to connect with our organization. Funding for The E-Series is provided by the John A. Lusk Fund for Hospice and Palliative Care Education. To listen to previously recorded episodes of The E-Series, click here.