Pearls for Practice is a bundle of sessions that were recorded live at the 2017 Annual Assembly.
The Administration and Programmatic Issues, Part 2 bundle contains the following sessions in MP3 format:
Diverse Models of Home-Based Palliative Care: Key Principles from Four Programs for Impact on Quality and CostPresenters: Diane Meier, MD FACP FAAHPM, Richelle Nugent Hooper, MBA MSN FNP-BC ACHPN, Dana Lustbader, MD, ProHEALTH, Robert Parker, DNP RN CENP CHPN, Donna Stevens, BS
Objectives: Describe ...
Objectives: Describe the role of home-based palliative care in the continuum of palliative care programs. Describe the characteristics of diverse successful home-based palliative care models. Explain the challenges and opportunities of available home-based palliative care models in order to determine which characteristics best align with your community.
Home Based Palliative Care: Road to Success in Non Academic Multispecialty Physician GroupPresenters: Lama El Zein, MD, Betty Lim, MD, Sarah Masucci, MSW LCSW LCADC
Objectives: Identify the need for different types of home based program in your clinical setting. Build a home based palliative care program using your current resources including referral process, screening for appropriateness, and the description of visits and follow up. Expand the role of palliative care in the management of complex homebound patients in the new era of value-based healthcare delivery models.
Advance Care Planning Billing Codes: Benefits and Barriers for Palliative Care TeamsPresenters: Phillip Rodgers, MD FAAHPM
Objectives: Describe the recently established Continuing Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for Advance Care Planning services (ACP) in the context of changing fee-for-service Medicare reimbursement. Summarize key benefits, barriers and considerations related to reporting advance care planning services separately through the new CPT codes. Develop a strategy for your providers and team to maximize the value of ACP code reporting.
Using the POLST Paradigm to Honor Patient Wishes Across the Care Continuum: Presenting a comprehensive toolkit designed to help health care professionals and facilities implement the POLST ParadigmPresenters: Amy Vandenbroucke, JD, Patricia Bomba, MD BA FACP, Kathryn Borgenicht, MD HMDC
Objectives: Review advance care planning and define the differences between advance directives and the POLST Paradigm. Identify challenges to POLST Paradigm implementation in nursing home, hospice, primary care offices and hospitals. Illustrate appropriate clinician training, public education, policies and procedures in nursing homes, hospice and primary care offices to ensure patient POLST Paradigm orders are elicited, known and honored.
After the Conversation: Designing an Electronic Health Record for Dynamic Advance Care PlanningPresenters: Irene M. Yeh, MD MPH, Eliza Shulman, DO MPH, Jennifer Hester, DNP AOCNS-BC ACHPN, Rachelle Bernacki, MD MS FAAHPM
Objectives: List the current challenges of advance care planning (ACP) documentation within electronic health records (EHRs). Identify pearls and pitfalls of ongoing efforts to design EHR systems that support recommended practices, including entry, review and retrieval of ACP-related information. Describe key EHR design elements that promote the accessibility of advance directives in electronic health records.