Pearls for Practice is a bundle of sessions that were recorded live at the 2017 Annual Assembly.
The Pediatrics, Part 2 bundle contains the following sessions in MP3 format:
Caring for our Tiniest Patients: Taking the Latest Research in Perinatal Palliative Care to Practical Clinical ApplicationsPresenters: Erin Denney-Koelsch, MD FAAHPM, Charlotte Wool, PhD RN
Objectives: Describe the methods of a comprehensive literature review. Describe needs of parents in the ...
Objectives: Describe the methods of a comprehensive literature review. Describe needs of parents in the setting of lethal fetal diagnoses. Describe what is known about Perinatal Palliative Care Programs in the US.
Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) in Children: Present and Future Considerations for Pediatric Heart Failure and Palliative Care Team CollaborationPresenters: Shefali Parikh, MD, Beth Kaufman, MD, Gina Santucci, MSN FNP-BC APRN
Objectives: Identify which groups of children with severe and/or intractable heart failure may be a candidate for a ventricular assist device (VAD). Review current guidelines for patients receiving VADs, specifically pediatric consideration including the need for an interdisciplinary and palliative approach. Examine how to best prepare the child, family and caregiver when a VAD is being initiated and/or deactivated.
There's No Place Like Home: Creating a Successful Model for Community Based Pediatric Palliative and Hospice CarePresenters: Lily Gillmor, BSN RN CHPPN CHPN, Laura Patel, MD, Christopher Thompson, MD
Objectives: Identify both the need for and barriers to providing community based pediatric palliative care. Recognize the necessity of successful collaboration between inpatient and home based pediatric palliative care programs. Identify the role Concurrent Care plays in pediatric palliative and hospice care and the variability between states.
Primary Pediatric Palliative Care - Teaching and Learning from the Bedside to the CommunityPresenters: Kathy Perko, MS RN, Deborah Lafond, DNP NP PNP CHPPN CPNP CPON
Objectives: Identify teaching opportunities and curriculum to provide primary palliative care to physicians, advanced practice nurses and bedside staff. Provide a framework for providing and supporting primary palliative care in partnership with community based adult hospices.
The Importance of Medical-Legal Partnerships: Helping Children with Life-limiting Illness with Do-Not-Attempt-Resuscitation Orders in SchoolsPresenters: Maureen Giacomazza, MA RN, Debra Chopp, JD, Kenneth Pituch, MD
Objectives: Identify frequent contradictions between school policies and state laws which deny parents' rights to have DNAR wishes honored. Discuss effective strategies to advocate for the delivery of appropriate emergency plans for children with life-limiting illness at school. Identify effective emergency plans which can lead to improved quality-assurance measures for children in their schools and their community.