Kathy S. Dewald | Palliative Medicine Des Moines
Blank Children's Hospital

Kathy S. Dewald, A.R.N.P.

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1221 Pleasant Street, Suite 410
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

515-241-4607

515-241-4633

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Palliative Care Clinic

About This ProviderPrint

Why did you become a provider?

I enjoy working directly with patients and families to develop a health care plan that fits their goals and values. 

What qualities best describe the care you provide to your patients?

Patience and time - to hear their story and support them through difficult situations.

What motivates you each day as a healthcare provider?

Knowing that spending time in conversation with patients and families can help them navigate complicated healthcare paths. 

What is the most important message you would like to share with your patients?

Palliative care is a supportive service to assist in the understanding of your medical situation, choices of care, and help with symptom management. Our main intervention is conversation, the patient and fmaily determine what decisions fit for them. 

Specialty

Palliative Medicine

Areas of Interest

Palliative Medicine

Accepts Children

No

College/Medical School

Creighton University, MSN, FNP