Online Program

Palliative Care Roundtable

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session Objectives: Assess current best practices in prison hospice programs List the most used core and non-core hospice services by patients Describe 3 ways providers and organizations working with Dominicans and Puerto Ricans can enhance communication about end-of-life issues, including advance care planning. Evaluate the current understanding of emotional distress in the palliative care setting and how it impacts palliative care patients symptom management and end of life. Evaluate a training program that utilizes college students as respite workers. Identify the predictors of intentions to use hospice in older adults Describe the demographics and associated practice settings of family physicians who provide palliative care in the context of changing patient preferences, demographics and population need for palliative care services. List underlying reasons for hospice live discharges Identify attitudes and barriers to advance directive completion in older African Americans Describe three best practices in providing outpatient palliative care through home visits, training nurses in reducing unwanted care and advanced care planning for high-risk geriatric patients
Nathan Boucher, PA-C, MS, MPA, CPHQ, DrPH Cand.

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Mobilizing college students to provide caregiver support at end-of-life   
Vanessa Jones Briscoe, PhD, MSN, ARPN and Deanna Wathington, MD, MPH, FAAFP
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Planning Ahead: Intentions to Use Hospice in Older Adults   
Lusine Nahapetyan, PhD, Pamela Orpinas, PhD, MPH and Anne P. Glass, PhD
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Exploring underlying reasons for hospice disenrollment   
Kyusuk Chung, PhD, Andrew Shooshtari, BSHA and Sara Rahmanian Koushkaki, BA, MSHA Candidate
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Factors associated with advance directive completion in an older African American population   
Tanya Troy, MPH, Megan Brady, MPH, MSW and Denise White Perkins, MD, PhD
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Outpatient palliative care, nurse training and advanced care planning for high-risk geriatric patients: Three best practices in providing end-of-life care   
David Reuben, MD, Daphna Gans, PhD, Jessica Jew, MPH, Lee Jennings, MD, Zaldy Tan, MD, Dan Osterweil, DO and Heather McCreath, PhD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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