2016 Poster Sessions

Advancing Compassionate, Patient/Family-Centered Care

I. Background and problem statement Upon development of a collaborative practice model (CPM) to provide best practices for the delivery of bad news (DBN), oncology nurses reported feeling inadequately prepared ...

Better Outcomes with Palliative Care Staff Education

Palliative and Supportive Medicine programs are rapidly growing in U.S. hospitals and are assisting them to achieve high-quality and well-coordinated medical care. Supportive Medicine is an interdisciplinary specialized team designed ...

Building Primary PC Competencies in Optum LTC APRNs

Objectives: Describe the primary palliative care competency needs for nurse practitioners in the long term care (LTC) setting Describe methods that can be used on a national scale to educate ...

Gaps in Adult End of Life Education: a Multimodal Approach

Nursing plays a crucial role in the improvement of end-of-life care. In an academic medical center effort must be made to prepare nursing staff to care for a diverse patient ...

Immersive Palliative Care Education in a Virtual World

Significance: Barriers to effective end-of-life (EOL) care include the lack of health professional education around palliative care and advanced care planning (ACP), the absence of interprofessional education (IPE) in this ...

Palliative Care Clerkship Pilot

Objectives: 1. Appreciate the role Palliative Care (PC) Clerkships play in undergraduate medical education. 2. Describe a multifaceted PC clerkship Background: The presence of formal, clinical PC training in US ...

Palliative Care Nursing Education Initiative

There is a national shortage of palliative care specialists and mounting evidence that patients who receive palliative care live longer with better quality of life. At Virginia Mason Medical Center ...

Part-Time Fellowship Training in Palliative Medicine

North Shore University Hospital, member of the Northwell Health System, has a growing Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship training program. Established in 2007 and accredited in 2009 the program spans ...

PCforMe: Preparing Patients for Palliative Care

There are many misconceptions held by patients with chronic or life-limiting disease regarding the role of palliative care as a part of their treatment plan. For example, many patients equate ...

Preparing the Next Generation: Creation of a Palliative Care Fellowship

Objective: To describe the creation of a post graduate training program in palliative care that provides novice NP’s a diverse clinical and didactic experience so they can transition into confident ...

Teaching End of Life at the Beginning of the Journey

Introduction: With recent strides in medicine, a larger proportion of older adults are living longer with chronic disease. As a consequence, greater numbers of people will experience suffering, especially during ...

Teaching Internal Medicine Residents Using Online Module

Inpatient providers are sometimes challenged with advanced care planning for their patients. At a teaching hospital, resident physicians find themselves tasked with this responsibility for inpatients they may have only ...

The 'Opioid Square': A New Way to Learn Opioid Conversions

Objectives: We evaluated the “Opioid Square” in comparison to a classic conversion table in a single 2nd year medical school class, assessing both accuracy in making opioid conversions and preference ...

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