PCLC at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
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(Note: The above list does not guarantee availability. Sessions fill months in advance and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.)
- Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine
- Jody Chrastek, DNP, RN, CHPN, Pain and Palliative Care Coordinator
- Minneapolis, Minnesota
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota At-A-Glance
- Provides palliative care consultation and support for children and their families in the hospital, at home and in the community through long-distance consultation
- Provides education, training and clinical consultation nationally
- Services include home-based care visits, inpatient consults, pain and palliative care clinic, educational outreach and long-distance consultation and support
- Expertise in training and collaborating to provide seamless patient care
- Significant experience in program development, growth, fundraising and strengthening institutional and community support
Who Should Train at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota?
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is an excellent option for:
- Teams of health care professionals, including physicians, nurses, social workers, administrators and financial officers
- Teams wanting to develop or grow their pediatric palliative care program
- Hospitals interested in developing collaborative relationships beyond the hospital walls to improve seamless care
- Hospital or community based groups who are interested in developing programs through consultation, collaboration and/or on-going case management
We have found that PCLC attendees tend to base their decisions on several factors, including geographic proximity, similar institutional setting and particular PCLC offerings.
What will you gain from training at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota?
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota can offer attendees:
- 24/7 availability for patient phone consultation and advice
- On-site practicum and discipline-specific mentoring
- An opportunity to observe the operations of a long-standing program that provides care both in the hospital and the community
More about Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
The Pain and Palliative Care program is a department of Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. The Children’s system includes two campuses. Between the sites, there are 332 staffed hospital beds (over half of which are ICU level beds), outpatient facilities and a home care program. The palliative care program has been in existence since 1999, and offers inpatient consultation, outpatient clinics and home-based palliative care, hospice and perinatal hospice programs. We have an extensive teaching service that provides both academic and clinical education, mentoring and practicum experiences to practitioners from a variety of disciplines. Funded through a federal appropriation, Children’s offers a nationally recognized center for clinical care excellence, collaborative research, training and outreach in the field of pediatric palliative care.
For tuition information and to register, go to www.capc.org/pclc/tuition.
For specific questions about Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, including the availability of specific training dates, contact Jody Chrastek at email@example.com or (612) 813-6996.
For general questions about the registration process, contact Jennifer Raiten at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 201-2683.