Intersection of Spiritual Care and Palliative Care: Meet Myrna Koonce

By Palliative Care Network May 24, 2021

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Meet Myrna Koonce, a palliative care chaplain at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.   As a member of the interdisciplinary team, she assess and ministers to the spiritual care needs of all adult palliative care patients in the hospital including critical care, cardiac unit, oncology floors, neuro unit, and regular medical-surgical floors. During COVID, her team has served as a consulting service but also is in reserve as a stand-alone CMO primary team, serving all people who are dying in the hospital and cannot be moved elsewhere.

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