Pearls for Practice is a bundle of sessions that were recorded live at the 2017 Annual Assembly.
The Disease Updates bundle contains the following sessions in MP3 format:
It's not Alzheimers...now what do we do? A Discussion on the Course and Prognosis of Non-Alzheimers Dementias Presenters: Priya Pinto, MBBS, Allison Stark, MD MBA, Mirnova Ceide, MD
Objectives: Identify and recognize differences in dementias other than Alzheimer’s. Prognosticate and treat symp...
Objectives: Identify and recognize differences in dementias other than Alzheimer’s. Prognosticate and treat symptoms of dementias other than Alzheimer’s.
Walking Across the Bridge to Nowhere: The Role of Palliative Care in the Support of Patients on ECMOPresenters: Rachel Klinedinst, MSN CCRN CRNP, Nina O'Connor, MD, Jill Farabelli, MSW LCSW
Objectives: Describe the clinical indications for veno-venous (VV) and veno-arterial (VA) ECMO, as well as basic prognostication during ECMO support. List three common themes that emerge from the psychosocial struggles faced by families of ECMO patients. Explain three strategies for facilitating effective goals of care conversations with families of ECMO patients.
Geriatric Palliative Care - From Bench to Bedside and Back in 2017Presenters: Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD FACP, Mary Ersek, PhD RN FPCN, Kathleen Unroe, MD MHA
Objectives: Review high quality palliative care research from 2016 that focuses on older adults. Discuss the opportunities and challenges of applying this research to the care of older adults with life-limiting illness. Identify practical takeaways to implement change in clinical practice and system of care of older adults with palliative care needs.
The Dreaded Dialysis Discussion: What the Evidence Shows and How to Effectively Facilitate the ConversationPresenters: Aziz Ansari, DO, Stacie Levine, MD FAAHPM, Laura Fosler, MS FNP-BC ACHPN
Objectives: Identify the impact of initiating dialysis in patients with late stage kidney disease (LKSD) with multiple co-morbidities. Review the effects on functional status after starting dialysis in the elderly. Discuss challenges regarding advance care planning in patients with LSKD.