2016 Poster Sessions

Expanding Practice: PHARMD and SW Led Palliative Consults

Background: Palliative care (PC) teams often rely on traditional medical providers to lead consultative encounters, potentially delaying access to PC expertise and preventing other disciplines from practicing fully within their ...

Integrating Spiritual Care Into a Community Cancer Center

Background: Health care providers do not routinely screen for or address their patient’s spiritual care needs. Yet a diagnosis of cancer, for many patients and families, is a profound challenge ...

LifeCourse—Design to Implementation in a Health System

In the next decade and a half, communities in the US will care for the same number of individuals over the age of 65 as they have over the past ...

Night and Day: A 24 hour coverage solution for a PCU

Objectives: Outline the challenges of covering a primary service with 24 hour demands, but only 12 hour coverage and describe a staffing solution that builds on partnerships with hospitalist colleagues. ...

Pharmacy Services in an Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic

Purpose: Palliative care patients require significant pharmacologic intervention. Pharmacy services within palliative care is a developing field that may contain insight into optimal medication management. Patient quality of life is ...

RAIs for Use Within Geriatric Care Plans for Home-Based Palliative Care

Older at-risk adults with chronic, terminal illness would benefit from home-based Palliative Care (PC) that includes a comprehensive, holistic assessment of a patient’s needs, strengths, and vulnerabilities created by a ...

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