See how other CAPC members answered questions about palliative care within their organization, including challenges faced.

CAPC 2X4, a special members-only virtual event, took place December 7-10, 2020. With an agenda packed with inspiring keynotes following four areas of focus, collaborative breakout sessions, and more, attendees were asked a polling question at the start of each day. Below are the results, based on the number of respondents per day:

Day 1

Question: Since the onset of COVID-19, has palliative care gained or lost influence within your organization?

Answers:
Gained: 164 of 250 / 65.6%
Lost: 26 of 250 / 10.4%
No change: 60 of 250 / 24%


Day 2

Question: Do you ever feel like some aspects of your job conflict with your values?

Answers:
No: 74 of 177 / 41.8%
Yes: 103 of 177 / 58.2%


Day 3

Question: Which aspect of providing tele-palliative care do you find most challenging?

Answers:
Lack staff or processes for effective patient encounters: 21 of 140 / 15%
Not applicable: 18 of 140 / 12.9%
Patient comfort/ability to use technology: 50 of 140 / 35.7%
Patient lack of access to technology/internet: 51 of 140 / 36.4%


Day 4

Question: Which type of tools are you interested in utilizing to help address health disparities among your patient population? (select all that apply)

Answers:
Communication training to cultivate trust between patients and clinicians: 88 of 127 / 69.3%
Tool to compare the racial/ethnic makeup of community and program census: 25 of 127 / 19.7%
Implicit bias training/self assessment tools: 69 of 127 / 54.3%