PCLC at Fairview Health Services
Jody ChrastekDNP, Pediatric Palliative Care Coordinator
Michael FinchNP, Lead Advanced Practice Provider
Fairview Health Services At-A-Glance
Fairview is a nonprofit health care system with over 32,000 employees working in academic and community hospitals, primary and specialty clinics, home care and hospice, and senior services. Our palliative care program includes inpatient consult teams in our academic adult and pediatric hospitals, as well as in our largest community hospital; advanced practice palliative care providers serve in two community hospitals. Fairview has the largest network of palliative care clinics in Minnesota, with physicians, nurses, and social workers in five palliative care clinics. Our system’s palliative home care and hospice program serves both children and adults. Fairview’s strong focus on education includes physician and social work fellowships, rotations for learners, and a serious illness communication training program. American Hospital Association Circle of Life award winner.
Key benefits of training with Fairview include access to:
- All curriculum areas, including PCLC Pediatrics
- A four-discipline consult team with processes for team collaboration that have been developed and refined over 15 years
- Hands-on experience with the cost-avoidance model, which documents the financial impact of palliative care from the hospital perspective
- Insight into Fairview’s clinical palliative care educational programming
- Opportunities to learn from palliative care physicians, advanced practice nurses, clinical social workers, and chaplains, with planned time for discipline-specific dialogue
- Processes for establishing a palliative care clinic and interdisciplinary collaboration in the outpatient setting
- Strategies for system-wide involvement, including strategies for palliative care collaboration with oncology, cardiology, and other service lines
- An in-depth look at standardization of palliative care practices—and quality—across a health system
- A pediatric palliative care program that spans hospital, clinic, home, and Medicare-certified pediatric hospice
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