Best practices in clinical care delivery to improve quality of life for patients living with serious illness and their families.

Fostering a Safe Space for Our LGBTQ+ Patients and Staff

A palliative care physician discusses some of the unique needs and experiences of LGBTQ+ patients, and how clinicians can improve care for these populations.

On Being a Palliative Care Clinician During the Delta Surge

A palliative care leader, who had a breakthrough infection, shares how he and his team are coping during this emotionally draining time.

How Nurses Can Help Promote Health Equity in Palliative Care

What NASEM’s recent nursing report means for the path to health equity, and strategies that palliative care teams can implement to facilitate change.

Finding a New Normal for Our Palliative Care Team in the COVID-19 Era

How Oschner Health's palliative care team is working through the tensions of the pandemic, while planning forward and healing, together.

Learning about Palliative Care in India, While Waitlisted for Nursing School

A recent nursing school graduate, who learned about palliative care through a field-based program and Pallium India, reflects on her experience.

Views on Palliative Care via Telehealth: A Virtual Panel Discussion

Palliative care program leaders reflect on their telehealth experiences throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and discuss wishes for the future.

Progress Notes and Palliative Care: How to Approach Note Sharing in a Patient-Friendly Way

Background on the final rule of the Cures Act, and eight practical tips for palliative care clinicians when documenting and sharing progress notes.

Part 2: The Ins and Outs of Prescribing Buprenorphine

Final post of a two-part blog series, which covers how to prescribe buprenorphine, considerations, and potential barriers for use.

Part 1: Buprenorphine as an Essential Tool for Palliative Care Clinicians

A two-part blog post which explores how buprenorphine can help people living with serious illness – especially those with pain and opioid use challenges.

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