Pearls for Practice is a bundle of sessions that were recorded live at the 2017 Annual Assembly.
The Education Strategies and Innovation, Part 2 bundle contains the following sessions in MP3 format:
'I heard something from another Veteran;': How to Use Group Visits to Engage Patients in Advance Care PlanningPresenters: Hillary Lum, MD PhD, Kimberly Garner, MD JD MPH FAAFP, Charlie Antoni, LCSW ACHP-SW
Objectives: Describe key components of advance care planning group visits. Obtain person-cente...
Objectives: Describe key components of advance care planning group visits. Obtain person-centered tools and communication skills to successfully facilitate advance care planning group visits. Discuss best practices for adapting and implementing advance care planning group visits.
Eliciting, Documenting, and Honoring Patients' Goals of Care and Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions: Building Systems to Ensure SuccessPresenters: Shaida Talebreza, MD HMDC FAAHPM, Jill Lowery, PsyD, Rachelle Bernacki, MD MS FAAHPM
Objectives: Describe gaps in the current health care system that serve as barriers to honoring patient's goals of care and life-sustaining treatment decisions, describe steps required to ensure that goals of care conversations and life-sustaining treatment decisions are documented and honored, and discuss strategies for implementation of these initiatives within health care systems.
The Professional Working Group - How to Create and Use a Process Group to Build Community, Prevent Burnout, and Make Work-life SustainablePresenters: Bonnie Chen, MD, Juliet Jacobsen, MD, Joshua Jones, MD MA, Warren Lewin, MD, Jane DeLima Thomas, Erica Tuggey, MS ANP-BC
Objectives: Recognize the domains of burnout and describe a model that predicts burnout using the gold standard Maslach Burnout Inventory scale, understand how a Balint group could be adapted to the palliative care fellowship training setting to promote sustainability and prevent burnout, discuss models for group support and peer mentoring that can be used beyond fellowship training to (1) help participants identify work-related issues leading to burnout, (2) provide a support base to strategize ways to prevent burnout and increase engagement and sustainability.
Joining Forces with Geriatrics: Palliative Care Initiatives in the HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, Collaborating to Lead ChangePresenters: Maura J. Brennan, MD HMDC FAAHPM, Ana Tuya Fulton, Shaida Talebreza, MD HMDC FAAHPM, Delores Thomas-Rodriguez, RN CHPN, BVNAH
Objectives: Select one or more of the geriatrics-palliative collaborative models of care discussed in the session to adapt and try following return home within 6 months and choose one or more educational programs/tools to adapt and apply within 6 months after return home from the annual meeting.
Novel Palliative Care Delivery Mechanisms in an Increasingly Electronic WorldPresenters: Bethany Rose Daubman, MD, Leah Rosenberg, MD, Mihir Kamdar, MD
Objectives: Review the benefits and drawbacks of traditional vs. electronic palliative care delivery systems within the constraints of our current medical system, discuss the need for unique electronic palliative care delivery systems within three major domains: peer-to-peer coaching, subspecialist-to-generalist education, and patient-to-clinician communication, explore three electronic palliative care delivery systems to address each domain: electronic palliative care consultations, teleconferences, and symptom management mobile phone apps.
Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care: A Report from the TrenchesPresenters: Barbara Head, PhD RN, CHPN FPCN, Susan Breakwell, DNP APHN-BC, DorAnne Donesky, PhD ANP-BC ACHPN
Objectives: Describe three strategies for overcoming common challenges when developing interprofessional educational opportunities in palliative care. Develop an evaluation plan for IPE. List educational strategies and resources available for IPE.