Pearls for Practice is a bundle of sessions that were recorded live at the 2017 Annual Assembly.
The Special Vulnerable Populations bundle contains the following sessions in MP3 format:
'Be Prepared' - Clinical Applications and Practical Guidance in Developing Culturally Appropriate Advance Care Planning Tools for American Indian and Alaska Native PeoplePresenters: Christopher Piromalli, DO MPH, Lisa Marr, MD, Rona Johnson, BSN RN OCN, Stacy Kelley, MPH
Objectives: Discuss the conc...
Objectives: Discuss the concepts of cultural humility and its applications in advance care planning with American Indian and Alaska Native People. Describe the use of innovative clinical tools to educate American Indian and Alaska Native patients and families on advance care planning. These tools include the use of advance care planning conversation maps, group visits and conversation guides. Develop a framework to educate and equip health care providers with advance care planning tools and resources for culturally diverse and underserved populations in urban and rural regions.
EOL Clinician at Work, EOL Caregiver at Home. HELP is on the way! The Dual-role Caregiver Vulnerability ParadigmPresenters: April Mazzarino-Willett, MSN ANP-BC ACHPN, Alice Leveston, MSW LICSW BCD
Objectives: Identify two pitfalls to the role of being both an EOL Clinician while simultaneously being a family caregiver for a terminally ill loved one [Dual-role Caregiver]. Describe two techniques to help the EOL Clinician adapt to their role, as a Dual-role Caregiver when caring for a terminally ill loved one. List two concurrent stressors faced by EOL Clinicians when they are asked to consult on cases of nuclear or extended family members.
The Bridge Between Life and Death: Attempted Suicide at the End of LifePresenters: Neha Darrah, MD, Jaime Goldberg, LCSW, Laura McVay, MSN GNP-BC
Objectives: Identify medical and psychosocial risk factors for suicide in patients with life-limiting illness. Discuss core ethical principles informing medical decision making for patients after an attempted suicide. Review acute management of patients including initiation of artificial life support and establishing code status.
Reaching Out to Those Who Can't Reach Us: A Pilot Project Incorporating Palliative Telemedicine in Home Health PracticePresenters: Matthew Peachey, MD, Julia Triplett, MSN MBA NE-BC, Mohana Karlekar, MD
Objectives: Review the challenges and needs of homebound patients unable to reach appropriate palliative care resources. Discuss the common needs home health practitioners have when dealing with serious illness and end-of-life situations. Share the development of a “smart-device-driven” pilot program to connect homebound patients with palliative care resources.