Finding Meaning and Purpose in Palliative Care

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Finding Meaning and Purpose in Palliative Care"

Transcription

1 Finding Meaning and Purpose in PALLIATIVE CARE WHAT IS IT? Jeffrey Rubins, MD Director, Palliative Medicine Hennepin Health Services deriv. from pallium, to cloak How do you pronounce palliative? medical specialty focused on improving overall quality of life for patients and families facing serious illness medical specialty focused on improving overall quality of life for patients and families facing serious illness medical specialty focused on improving overall quality of life for patients and families facing serious illness 1

2 medical specialty focused on improving overall quality of life for patients and families facing serious illness medical specialty focused on improving overall quality of life for patients and families facing serious illness Services Experienced communication to ensure treatment matches patient preferences Coordination of care and help in navigating the often-complex health care system Relief of suffering physical, psychological, social, spiritual Enhanced quality of life Support for patients and families - What is it? Provided by interdisciplinary team - What is it? Dietician Recreation Therapist Nurse Palliative Care Physician Social worker - What is it? Provided by interdisciplinary team Provided wherever the patient is Inpatient Home Skilled nursing facility Volunteers Chaplain Mental Health 2

3 PALLIATIVE CARE = HOSPICE % of focus Curative Care % of focus Curative Care Hospice and Bereavement Place Philosophy of care Payment benefit PALLIATIVE CARE WHY NOW? Why now? Changes in Lifespan over Two Millennia 80 Lifespan (yrs) Cause of death: Infection, trauma, childbirth Year (C.E.) 3

4 Why now? Why now? Changes in Lifespan over Two Millennia Lifespan (yrs) Cause of death: Infection, trauma, childbirth Cause of death: Chronic illness The promise of Modern Medicine Health maintained through most of life Morbidity compressed Peaceful death Year (C.E.) Why now? Trajectory of life (ideal) Birth () Why now? The reality of Modern Medicine US adults healthy slightly longer, but Spend more time in progressive debility 85% die in hospitals or NH At time of death 75% non-ambulatory 30% incontinent 40% cognitively impaired Why now? Trajectory of incurable illness - Cancer Why now? Trajectory of incurable illness - Dementia Hospice 4

5 Why now? Trajectory of incurable illness COPD, CHF, etc Why now? Trajectory of incurable illness COPD, CHF, etc Why now? PALLIATIVE CARE IS ONLY AVAILABLE AT A FEW HOSPITALS 1988: First U.S. hospitalbased palliative care program 2008: Palliative care recognized as a medical subspecialty by ABMS 2011: 88% of hospitals with 300+ beds have Palliative Care teams 2014: 84% of hospitals with 50+ beds have teams Why now? CAPC, May

6 PALLIATIVE CARE IS ONLY FOR PEOPLE WITH CANCER PALLIATIVE CARE IS ONLY FOR THE ELDERLY PALLIATIVE CARE WHEN? Common diagnoses appropriate for referral Severe COPD Severe CHF Dementia Cancer Kidney failure Liver failure ALS Neurologic disease Hospice Hospice 6

7 PALLIATIVE CARE HASTENS DEATH PALLIATIVE CARE MEANS GIVING UP TREATMENT % of focus Curative Care PALLIATIVE CARE MEANS GIVING UP MY PHYSICIAN(S) Consultation Advance Care Planning Bereavement Palliative Care Relief of physical symptoms Support for caregivers Psychological and spiritual support 7

8 Bereavement Support for caregivers Advance Care Planning Palliative Care Psychological and spiritual support Relief of physical symptoms Dyspnea Pain Anxiety Depression Poor sleep Fatigue Anorexia Constipation Uncontrolled symptoms Progressive functional decline Poor quality of life Increasing dependence on caregivers Increasing use of healthcare system Bereavement Advance Care Planning Palliative Care Relief of physical symptoms Support for caregivers Psychological and spiritual support Lynn et al, J Am Geriatric Soc 2000; 48:S Advance Care Planning Most physicians do not discuss prognosis with patients 1 Most patients want information regarding prognosis 2 Best-case scenario Patient, family and clinician discuss together treatment options and preferences and document patient s wishes 1. Curtis et al. Eur Resp J 2004;24: Heffner et al. AJRCCM 1996; 154:

9 Advance Care Planning Reality 99% of patients desire AD discussions Only 19% had AD discussions Only 15.2% had discussed life support Only 14.3% thought MDs understood their wishes Advance Care Planning Barriers Providers have limited time Providers have limited expertise No one is in charge No one wants to discuss patient s declining health and approaching death Providers prefer to offer comfort, hope, medical technology rather than let people die Patients and families believe that resuscitation will restore health What do patients want? Rated as extremely important not being kept alive on life support with little hope for meaningful recovery symptom relief provision of care after discharge trust and confidence in physicians not being burden on caregivers Rocker et al. Can Resp J 2008;15: Bereavement Support for caregivers Advance Care Planning Palliative Care Psychological and spiritual support Relief of physical symptoms Assume care in sudden and extreme circumstances Little understanding about disease and how to provide care Costly in terms of time, money, energy Increased risk of mental and physical health problems and death Challenges Advance Care Planning Continuity of care Information and communication Emotional, psychological, spiritual support Education / Training for patient management Access to support services End of life care Follow-up bereavement support 9

10 Finding Meaning and Purpose in Jeffrey Rubins, MD Director, Palliative Medicine Hennepin Health Services 10

What is Palliative Care

What is Palliative Care What is Palliative Care Maine Quality Counts Portland Regional Forum Isabella N. Stumpf, DO Division Director, Palliative Medicine, Maine Medical Center Medical Director, Palliative Care, MaineHealth Disclosure

More information

Hospice and Palliative Care: Help Throughout Life s Journey. John P. Langlois MD CarePartners Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice and Palliative Care: Help Throughout Life s Journey. John P. Langlois MD CarePartners Hospice and Palliative Care Hospice and Palliative Care: Help Throughout Life s Journey John P. Langlois MD CarePartners Hospice and Palliative Care Goals Define Palliative Care and Hospice. Describe and clarify the differences and

More information

Palliative Care Certification Requirements

Palliative Care Certification Requirements Palliative Care Certification Requirements Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services PCPC.1 1 Patients know how to access and use the program s care, treatment, and services. 2 3 Patients and families

More information

Frequently Asked Questions about Pediatric Hospice and Pediatric Palliative Care

Frequently Asked Questions about Pediatric Hospice and Pediatric Palliative Care Frequently Asked Questions about Pediatric Hospice and Pediatric Palliative Care Developed by the New Jersey Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Pediatric Council Items marked with an (H) discuss

More information

Palliative Nursing. An EssEntiAl REsouRcE for HospicE And palliative nurses

Palliative Nursing. An EssEntiAl REsouRcE for HospicE And palliative nurses Palliative Nursing An EssEntiAl REsouRcE for HospicE And palliative nurses American Nurses Association Silver Spring, Maryland 2014 American Nurses Association 8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400 Silver Spring,

More information

Palliative Medicine, Pain Management, and Hospice. Devon Neale, MD Assistant Professor Dept of Internal Medicine UNM School of Medicine

Palliative Medicine, Pain Management, and Hospice. Devon Neale, MD Assistant Professor Dept of Internal Medicine UNM School of Medicine Palliative Medicine, Pain Management, and Hospice Devon Neale, MD Assistant Professor Dept of Internal Medicine UNM School of Medicine Pall-i- What??? Objectives: Provide information about Palliative Medicine

More information

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding At Home and Inpatient Hospice Care

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding At Home and Inpatient Hospice Care Frequently Asked Questions Regarding At Home and Inpatient Hospice Care Contents Page: Topic Overview Assistance in Consideration Process Locations in Which VNA Provides Hospice Care Determination of Type

More information

Hospice Care. To Make a No Obligation No Cost Referral Contact our Admissions office at: Phone: 541-512-5049 Fax: 888-611-8233

Hospice Care. To Make a No Obligation No Cost Referral Contact our Admissions office at: Phone: 541-512-5049 Fax: 888-611-8233 To Make a No Obligation No Cost Referral Contact our Admissions office at: Compliments of: Phone: 541-512-5049 Fax: 888-611-8233 Office Locations 29984 Ellensburg Ave. Gold Beach, OR 97444 541-247-7084

More information

Holy Cross Palliative Care Program. Barb Supanich,RSM,MD Medical Director June 19,2007

Holy Cross Palliative Care Program. Barb Supanich,RSM,MD Medical Director June 19,2007 Holy Cross Palliative Care Program Barb Supanich,RSM,MD Medical Director June 19,2007 Goals Define Palliative Care Scope of Palliative Care Palliative Care Services at Holy Cross Hospital Definition of

More information

Caring About Palliative Care An overview

Caring About Palliative Care An overview Caring About Palliative Care An overview Developed by the Palliative Care Consultation Team at VH and C. Talbot, Palliative Care Consultation Team at UH Presented by: Lee Ann Craig NP, Palliative Care

More information

Service delivery interventions

Service delivery interventions Service delivery interventions S A S H A S H E P P E R D D E P A R T M E N T O F P U B L I C H E A L T H, U N I V E R S I T Y O F O X F O R D CO- C O O R D I N A T I N G E D I T O R C O C H R A N E E P

More information

Palliative Medicine and The Nurse Practitioner

Palliative Medicine and The Nurse Practitioner Palliative Medicine and The Nurse Practitioner ANNE MOORE, FNP-C CONTACT INFO: JEWISH HOME CENTER FOR PALLIATIVE MEDICINE A PROGRAM OF SKIRBALL HOSPICE AND THE LOS ANGELES JEWISH HOME 6345 BALBOA BLVD.

More information

Hospice Care It s About How You Live

Hospice Care It s About How You Live Hospice Care It s About How You Live Beth Mahar, Director of Member Services Hospice & Palliative Care Association of NYS Thank you to: Elizabeth Peters RN The Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene Mission

More information

Life Choices. What is Palliative Care? Palliative? Palliative care emerged. A Program of Palliative Care

Life Choices. What is Palliative Care? Palliative? Palliative care emerged. A Program of Palliative Care Life Choices A Program of Palliative Care Relieves suffering and improves quality of life for patients with advanced illnesses What is Palliative Care? Medical treatment that aims to relieve suffering

More information

Rehabilitation. Care

Rehabilitation. Care Rehabilitation Care Bruyère Continuing Care is the champion of well-being for aging Canadians and those requiring Continuing Care, helping them to become and remain as healthy and independent as possible

More information

EndLink: An Internet-based End of Life Care Education Program www.endlink.rhlurie.northwestern.edu ABOUT HOSPICE CARE

EndLink: An Internet-based End of Life Care Education Program www.endlink.rhlurie.northwestern.edu ABOUT HOSPICE CARE EndLink: An Internet-based End of Life Care Education Program www.endlink.rhlurie.northwestern.edu ABOUT HOSPICE CARE What is hospice? Hospice care focuses on improving the quality of life for persons

More information

What services are provided by JSSA Hospice? Our personalized services for patients and family members include:

What services are provided by JSSA Hospice? Our personalized services for patients and family members include: FAQ S ABOUT HOSPICE What is Hospice? Hospice is a specialized type of healthcare for patients and families who are faced with a terminal illness. A team of physicians, nurses, social workers, bereavement

More information

Comprehensive Hospice Care

Comprehensive Hospice Care Comprehensive Hospice Care ONE CALL. HOME CARE FOR LIFE. Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) Hospice is uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive supportive care for patients with

More information

Introduction to Hospice

Introduction to Hospice Introduction to Hospice Objectives The learner will be able to: Understand general hospice services Discuss ways that hospice services can be accessed Discuss Medicare regulations for hospice services

More information

Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning Advance Care Planning Planning for the future Having an Advance Care Plan for health care is a smart thing to do. Like all planning for the future, it involves thinking ahead. Most of us make plans for

More information

Palliative Care Program Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Palliative Care Program Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Palliative Care Program Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Patrick S. Alix, MD Director Michele Loos, RN, MS, CHPN Nurse Coordinator DEFINITION: PALLIATIVE CARE Interdisciplinary care that aims to relieve suffering

More information

2016 MEDICAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

2016 MEDICAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS 2016 MEDICAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS Contents Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program... 2 Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Program... 2 Home and Community Services... 3

More information

Hospice and Palliative Care What s the right choice for my patient? Learning objectives. My palliative care education 9/18/2015

Hospice and Palliative Care What s the right choice for my patient? Learning objectives. My palliative care education 9/18/2015 Hospice and Palliative Care What s the right choice for my patient? Sharon Benjamin, ANP, MSN, ACHPN Providence Hospice Learning objectives Participants will be able to Describe the relationship between

More information

Oncology Competency- Pain, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care

Oncology Competency- Pain, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care Pain, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care Palliative medicine relieves suffering and improves the quality of life for patients with advanced illness. The goal is achievement of the best quality of life for

More information

Heartland Hospice Care

Heartland Hospice Care Heartland Hospice Care Enriching life. We enrich lives right at home. At Heartland, we proudly provide hospice care wherever you call home: the house you ve lived in for decades, a skilled nursing center,

More information

Understanding Hospice Care. A Guide for Patients and Families

Understanding Hospice Care. A Guide for Patients and Families Understanding Hospice Care A Guide for Patients and Families CONTACT AND REFERRALS 24-hour phone 630.665.7000 Physician referrals 630.665.7006 Fax 630.665.7371 TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833

More information

Hospice Care. What is hospice care?

Hospice Care. What is hospice care? What is hospice care? Hospice Care You matter because of who you are. You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until

More information

Palliative Care The Relief You Need When You re Experiencing the Symptoms of Serious Illness

Palliative Care The Relief You Need When You re Experiencing the Symptoms of Serious Illness Palliative Care The Relief You Need When You re Experiencing the Symptoms of Serious Illness Dealing with the symptoms of any painful or serious illness is difficult. However, special care is available

More information

Ann Hablitzel, RN, BSN, MBA Hospice Care of California

Ann Hablitzel, RN, BSN, MBA Hospice Care of California Ann Hablitzel, RN, BSN, MBA Hospice Care of California Objectives Describe the creations of new community based palliative care programs Identify criteria for admission Discuss philosophy and goals Analyze

More information

Palliative Care for Children. Support for the Whole Family When Your Child Is Living with a Serious Illness

Palliative Care for Children. Support for the Whole Family When Your Child Is Living with a Serious Illness Palliative Care for Children Support for the Whole Family When Your Child Is Living with a Serious Illness Palliative care provides comfort and support to your child and family. When a child is seriously

More information

Memories. R ichmond s ol d es t and only non-pr of it hospic e pr o gr am

Memories. R ichmond s ol d es t and only non-pr of it hospic e pr o gr am Caring for Life Memories R ichmond s ol d es t and only non-pr of it hospic e pr o gr am BON SECOU RS HOSPIC E is a program that affirms the dignity of life. It serves people affected by an advanced illness

More information

Palliative Care Rounds Quality end-of-life care and resources in southeastern Ontario to help achieve it

Palliative Care Rounds Quality end-of-life care and resources in southeastern Ontario to help achieve it Palliative Care Rounds Quality end-of-life care and resources in southeastern Ontario to help achieve it Ray Viola, MD Division of Palliative Medicine May 16, 2014 Thank You Suzanne Jenson Pain and Symptom

More information

Circle of Life: Cancer Education and Wellness for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Group Discussion True False Not Sure

Circle of Life: Cancer Education and Wellness for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Group Discussion True False Not Sure Hospice Care Group Discussion True False Not Sure 1. There is no difference between palliative care and hospice care. Palliative care is different from hospice care. Both palliative and hospice care share

More information

Creative Commons Image courtesy of mmmswan on Flickr. Palliative Care: Theories, Principles, and Innovations for Case Management

Creative Commons Image courtesy of mmmswan on Flickr. Palliative Care: Theories, Principles, and Innovations for Case Management Creative Commons Image courtesy of mmmswan on Flickr Palliative Care: Theories, Principles, and Innovations for Case Management OBJECTIVES: Define what Palliative care means. Describe the principles of

More information

The Ida Kayne Transitional Care Unit

The Ida Kayne Transitional Care Unit The Ida Kayne Transitional Care Unit Short-Term Rehabilitative Care for Seniors The Ida Kayne Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at the Los Angeles Jewish Home is designed to help seniors successfully transition

More information

Palliative Care. The Relief You Need When You re Experiencing the Symptoms of Serious Illness. Healthcare & Rehab Centre

Palliative Care. The Relief You Need When You re Experiencing the Symptoms of Serious Illness. Healthcare & Rehab Centre Palliative Care The Relief You Need When You re Experiencing the Symptoms of Serious Illness Healthcare & Rehab Centre Palliative Care Improving quality of life when you re seriously ill Dealing with the

More information

Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care:

Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: A national framework for local action 2015-2020 National Palliative and End of Life Care Partnership Association for Palliative Medicine; Association of Ambulance

More information

Why and how to have end-of-life discussions with your patients:

Why and how to have end-of-life discussions with your patients: Why and how to have end-of-life discussions with your patients: A guide with a suggested script and some basic questions to use The medical literature consistently shows that physicians can enhance end-of-life

More information

James F. Kravec, M.D., F.A.C.P

James F. Kravec, M.D., F.A.C.P James F. Kravec, M.D., F.A.C.P Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth Health Center Chair, General Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University Associate Medical Director, Hospice

More information

Compassionate Care Right at Home.

Compassionate Care Right at Home. Words cannot express how thankful we are for all that your nurses did for our dad during those last few weeks more than anything they treated him with respect and love and gave him the peace and comfort

More information

A Call to Duty. Transforming Veteran s End-of-Life Care. Julie Benson, MD. Medical Director Hospice and Palliative Care. Jessica Martensen, RN

A Call to Duty. Transforming Veteran s End-of-Life Care. Julie Benson, MD. Medical Director Hospice and Palliative Care. Jessica Martensen, RN A Call to Duty Transforming Veteran s End-of-Life Care Julie Benson, MD Medical Director Hospice and Palliative Care Jessica Martensen, RN Director, Home Care and Hospice Lakewood Health System Staples,

More information

November 15, 2013. Ann Laramee MS ANP-BC ACNS-BC CHFN FletcherAllen.org

November 15, 2013. Ann Laramee MS ANP-BC ACNS-BC CHFN FletcherAllen.org Advance Care Planning with Heart Failure: Results of a Primary Care Practitioners Needs Survey 5 th Annual Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Symposium November 15, 2013 Ann Laramee MS ANP-BC

More information

Hosts. Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care

Hosts. Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care Hosts Anees MD Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology Francine Foss MD Professor of Medical Oncology Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care Guest Experts: Jennifer, MD Associate Professor of Medical Oncology;

More information

The Social Context. If you are young and thin, you will be happy and live forever! (Assuming you have an iphone )

The Social Context. If you are young and thin, you will be happy and live forever! (Assuming you have an iphone ) Improving Care Transitions through Better Use of Palliative Care Resources Cooper Linton, MSHA, MBA VP Marketing and Business Development The Social Context Forget the 2.3 kids and the white, picket fence,

More information

Stuart Levine MD MHA Corporate Medical Director, HealthCare Partners Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, UCLA David

Stuart Levine MD MHA Corporate Medical Director, HealthCare Partners Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, UCLA David Stuart Levine MD MHA Corporate Medical Director, HealthCare Partners Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine 1 HealthCare Partners Delivery

More information

Learning Objectives. Establishing Goals of Care for the Chronically Critically Ill. What is Chronic Critical Illness?

Learning Objectives. Establishing Goals of Care for the Chronically Critically Ill. What is Chronic Critical Illness? Learning Objectives Establishing Goals of Care for the Chronically Critically Ill Cindy Drenning, CRNP Assistant Professor, Saint Francis University Define the chronically critically ill. Describe symptom

More information

Care Guide: Cancer Distress Management

Care Guide: Cancer Distress Management Screening Tools for Measuring Distress Care Guide: Cancer Distress Management Instructions: Circle the number between [0 10] that best describes your patient s level of distress over the past week, including

More information

HOSPICE ORIENTATION FOR SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES

HOSPICE ORIENTATION FOR SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES HOSPICE ORIENTATION FOR SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES (2008 Medicare Conditions of Participation for Hospice Care 418.122 (f)) Hospice Philosophy Hospice is a unique concept of care designed to provide comfort

More information

PALLIATIVE CARE AGS. THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY Geriatrics Health Professionals. Leading change. Improving care for older adults.

PALLIATIVE CARE AGS. THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY Geriatrics Health Professionals. Leading change. Improving care for older adults. PALLIATIVE CARE AGS THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY Geriatrics Health Professionals. Leading change. Improving care for older adults. Why do we need palliative care? 1900 HOW AMERICANS DIED IN THE PAST

More information

Family Caregiver s Guide to Hospice and Palliative Care

Family Caregiver s Guide to Hospice and Palliative Care Family Caregiver Guide Family Caregiver s Guide to Hospice and Palliative Care Even though you have been through transitions before, this one may be harder. If you have been a family caregiver for a while,

More information

Side-by-side Comparison: Hospice and Palliative Medicine Competencies (version 2.3) and Pediatric-Hospice and Palliative Medicine Competencies

Side-by-side Comparison: Hospice and Palliative Medicine Competencies (version 2.3) and Pediatric-Hospice and Palliative Medicine Competencies Side-by-side Comparison: Hospice and Palliative Medicine Competencies (version 2.3) and Pediatric-Hospice and Palliative Medicine Competencies Key Red: 2.3 content deleted in the Pediatric-Hospice and

More information

Building a Continuum of End of Life Care in Whatcom County: Invest in Community-Based Palliative Care October 2014

Building a Continuum of End of Life Care in Whatcom County: Invest in Community-Based Palliative Care October 2014 Building a Continuum of End of Life Care in Whatcom County: Invest in Community-Based Palliative Care Prepared by Bree Johnston, MD, MPH Overview Whatcom County has established significant specialty palliative

More information

SAM KARAS ACUTE REHABILITATION CENTER

SAM KARAS ACUTE REHABILITATION CENTER SAM KARAS ACUTE REHABILITATION CENTER 1 MEDICAL CARE Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation The Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary inpatient unit. Medical care is directed

More information

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine Maintenance of Certification Examination Blueprint Purpose of the exam The exam is designed to evaluate the knowledge, diagnostic reasoning, and clinical judgment skills

More information

ONCOLOGY REHABILITATION PROGRAM

ONCOLOGY REHABILITATION PROGRAM ONCOLOGY REHABILITATION PROGRAM fox oncology rehabilitation program It is a known fact that cancer can have devastating physical, emotional, and psychological effects on patients, caregivers and survivors.

More information

Engaging Spirituality in Social Work for Palliative Care and Hospice

Engaging Spirituality in Social Work for Palliative Care and Hospice Engaging Spirituality in Social Work for Palliative Care and Hospice Conversations about Comfort, Support, and Quality of Life written by Palliative Care Consulting Team and Hwi-Ja Canda Lawrence Memorial

More information

End of Life Care - It Takes a Team

End of Life Care - It Takes a Team End of Life Care - It Takes a Team ROME New England August 16, 2015 Christina E. Fitch, DO, MPH, DTM&H Objectives "At the conclusion of the presentation, the learner will be able to:..." *Explain the difference

More information

The ROI of Palliative Care. James Mittelberger, MD MPH March 22, 2104

The ROI of Palliative Care. James Mittelberger, MD MPH March 22, 2104 The ROI of Palliative Care James Mittelberger, MD MPH March 22, 2104 Provide the evidence and tools to develop the most effective palliative care program possible Purpose Palliative Care Financial Return

More information

Testimony of Dr. Randall Krakauer National Medical Director of Medicare. Aetna, Inc. Senate Committee on Aging

Testimony of Dr. Randall Krakauer National Medical Director of Medicare. Aetna, Inc. Senate Committee on Aging Testimony of Dr. Randall Krakauer National Medical Director of Medicare Aetna, Inc. Senate Committee on Aging Roundtable on Continuing the Conversation: The Role of Health Care Providers in Advance Care

More information

Partnering for Success. The Nursing Facility and Hospice Partnership to Provide End-of-Life Care To Nursing Facility Residents

Partnering for Success. The Nursing Facility and Hospice Partnership to Provide End-of-Life Care To Nursing Facility Residents Partnering for Success The Nursing Facility and Hospice Partnership to Provide End-of-Life Care To Nursing Facility Residents 1 What will I learn today? Attitudes towards death & dying Overview of hospice

More information

Provincial Hospice Palliative Care Home Based Nurse Practitioner Program: Supporting Patients to Live with Dignity and Comfort at Home

Provincial Hospice Palliative Care Home Based Nurse Practitioner Program: Supporting Patients to Live with Dignity and Comfort at Home Provincial Hospice Palliative Care Home Based Nurse Practitioner Program: Supporting Patients to Live with Dignity and Comfort at Home Janet McMullan, RN, BScN, MN, Clinical Program Lead, OACCAC James

More information

PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES AND RESOURCES. A guide for patients and their loved ones. Living well with serious illness

PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES AND RESOURCES. A guide for patients and their loved ones. Living well with serious illness PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES AND RESOURCES A guide for patients and their loved ones Living well with serious illness A patient and family centered approach to living with serious illness Palliative care addresses

More information

HTips for Physicians. ospice. Talking About. Talking About Hospice

HTips for Physicians. ospice. Talking About. Talking About Hospice Hospice Care Hospice care is a compassionate method of caring for terminally ill people. Hospice is a medically directed, interdisciplinary team-managed program of services that focuses on the patient/family

More information

Quality End of Life Care: A Team Approach

Quality End of Life Care: A Team Approach Quality End of Life Care: A Team Approach Presented by Dann Baker, MDiv Director Pastoral Care & Ethics, JPS Health Network; Adjunct Assistant Professor, UNTHSC-TCOM Janet Lieto, DO, FACOFP Assistant Professor

More information

Cindy Bruzzese, Vermont Ethics Network Members of the Palliative Care and Pain Management Task Force

Cindy Bruzzese, Vermont Ethics Network Members of the Palliative Care and Pain Management Task Force TO: FROM: House Committee on Human Services Senate Committee on Health and Welfare Cindy Bruzzese, Vermont Ethics Network Members of the Palliative Care and Pain Management Task Force SUBJECT: Annual Report

More information

Hospice care services

Hospice care services Hospice care services Summary of change: Effective February 1, 2015, hospice services will be a covered benefit covered by Amerigroup Louisiana, Inc. Amerigroup Louisiana, Inc. recognizes the importance

More information

Hospice of the Western Reserve. Hospice and Palliative Care. Services for Serious, Chronic and Terminal Illnesses

Hospice of the Western Reserve. Hospice and Palliative Care. Services for Serious, Chronic and Terminal Illnesses Hospice of the Western Reserve Hospice and Palliative Care Services for Serious, Chronic and Terminal Illnesses A Tradition of Caring The leader in the community, Hospice of the Western Reserve is also

More information

SPECIALTY CASE MANAGEMENT

SPECIALTY CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALTY CASE MANAGEMENT Our Specialty Case Management programs boost ROI and empower members to make informed decisions and work with their physicians to better manage their health. KEPRO is Effectively

More information

How do you get the most out of. Life?

How do you get the most out of. Life? How do you get the most out of Life? Tabitha Hospice Tabitha Hospice services may include: Care directed by your personal physician Skilled nursing visits How do you get the most out of Life? Tabitha Hospice

More information

Health Literacy and Palliative Care Nursing Perspective

Health Literacy and Palliative Care Nursing Perspective Health Literacy and Palliative Care Nursing Perspective Ginger Marshall, MSN, ACNP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN President Elect, Hospice Palliative Nurses Association National Director of Palliative Care for Compassus

More information

David Eubanks, RN, MSN Billie Papasifakis, RN-BC, MSN, AACC. Describe model of care most appropriate

David Eubanks, RN, MSN Billie Papasifakis, RN-BC, MSN, AACC. Describe model of care most appropriate THE BRIDGE PROGRAM David Eubanks, RN, MSN Billie Papasifakis, RN-BC, MSN, AACC Pamela Teenier, RN, MBA, COC-C, C HCS-D HCSD 1 Objectives Describe model of care most appropriate for a Bridge program from

More information

Inside CAPC Central. the online hub for capc members

Inside CAPC Central. the online hub for capc members the online hub for capc members Welcome to CAPC And welcome to CAPC Central! The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is a national, member-based organization dedicated to increasing access to quality

More information

Quality Metrics in Palliative Care

Quality Metrics in Palliative Care Quality Metrics in Palliative Care R. Sean Morrison, MD Director, National Palliative Care Research Center Director, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Hermann Merkin Professor of Palliative Care Professor,

More information

Readmission Webinar: Palliative Care. April 2, 2013 12:00 to 1:00 pm CST

Readmission Webinar: Palliative Care. April 2, 2013 12:00 to 1:00 pm CST Readmission Webinar: Palliative Care April 2, 2013 12:00 to 1:00 pm CST Welcome and Overview Welcome, thank you for joining us today! Housekeeping This webinar is being recorded and will be archived. You

More information

High Desert Medical Group Connections for Life Program Description

High Desert Medical Group Connections for Life Program Description High Desert Medical Group Connections for Life Program Description POLICY: High Desert Medical Group ("HDMG") promotes patient health and wellbeing by actively coordinating services for members with multiple

More information

Health Care Directive

Health Care Directive PATIENT EDUCATION Health Care Directive Honoring Choices My Health Care Directive I created this document with much thought to give my treatment choices and personal preferences if I cannot communicate

More information

HOSPICE 102. The Impact of Readiness & Teamwork. Sally Mattingly, R.N., CHPN Carrefour Associates. Management Company for Crossroads Hospice

HOSPICE 102. The Impact of Readiness & Teamwork. Sally Mattingly, R.N., CHPN Carrefour Associates. Management Company for Crossroads Hospice The Impact of Readiness & Teamwork Sally Mattingly, R.N., CHPN Carrefour Associates Management Company for Crossroads Hospice September 2009 Sooner is better. While most primary care physicians recognize

More information

Strengthening of palliative care as a component of integrated treatment throughout the life course

Strengthening of palliative care as a component of integrated treatment throughout the life course EXECUTIVE BOARD EB134/28 134th session 20 December 2013 Provisional agenda item 9.4 Strengthening of palliative care as a component of integrated treatment throughout the life course Report by the Secretariat

More information

O: Gerontology Nursing

O: Gerontology Nursing O: Gerontology Nursing Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses Competency Profile 145 Competency: O-1 Aging Process and Health Problems O-1-1 O-1-2 O-1-3 O-1-4 O-1-5 O-1-6 Demonstrate knowledge of effects of

More information

Facts & Resources: Pediatric Palliative, End-of-Life, and Bereavement Care

Facts & Resources: Pediatric Palliative, End-of-Life, and Bereavement Care Facts & Resources: Pediatric Palliative, End-of-Life, and Bereavement Care Overview According to a landmark report from the Institute of Medicine, the goal for children and families facing life-threatening

More information

Pain and symptom management. For persons. Alzheimer s Disease and Hospice Care. What is Hospice Care? Hospice Can Help. Hospice

Pain and symptom management. For persons. Alzheimer s Disease and Hospice Care. What is Hospice Care? Hospice Can Help. Hospice Caregivers Guidance Pain management Hospice Can Help Assistance Compassion Support Hospice What is Hospice Care? Alzheimer s Disease and Hospice Care Presented by Hospice Foundation of America, in Partnership

More information

Navigation and Cancer Rehabilitation

Navigation and Cancer Rehabilitation Navigation and Cancer Rehabilitation Messina Corder, RN, BSN, MBA Manager, MWHC Regional Cancer Center Regina Kenner, RN Cancer Navigator, MWHC Regional Cancer Center Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia

More information

Hospice Update. Annette T. Carron, D.O., CMD, FAAHPM, FACOI Director Geriatrics and Palliative Care Botsford Hospital Farmington Hills, MI

Hospice Update. Annette T. Carron, D.O., CMD, FAAHPM, FACOI Director Geriatrics and Palliative Care Botsford Hospital Farmington Hills, MI Hospice Update Annette T. Carron, D.O., CMD, FAAHPM, FACOI Director Geriatrics and Palliative Care Botsford Hospital Farmington Hills, MI Sudden death, unexpected cause < 10%, MI, accident, etc Health

More information

THE FIRST STEPS INTO SURVIVORSHIP

THE FIRST STEPS INTO SURVIVORSHIP 10 th Annual Nebraska Cancer Summit THE FIRST STEPS INTO SURVIVORSHIP Sheri Sheriff, PT, DPT April 16, 2014 History of Cancer Wellness Program Need for Enhanced Survivorship Services Fragmented Resources

More information

www.seniorclix.com www.elderweb.com National Eldercare Locator 1-800-677-1116 Administration on Aging www.aoa.gov Medicare 1-800-MEDICARE

www.seniorclix.com www.elderweb.com National Eldercare Locator 1-800-677-1116 Administration on Aging www.aoa.gov Medicare 1-800-MEDICARE Introduction This Patient and Family Guide to Hospice Care is designed to be a practical source of information about hospice care. It introduces you to the history and philosophy of the hospice movement.

More information

Increased Support in the Continuum of Medical Care

Increased Support in the Continuum of Medical Care Patient Information Guide Increased Support in the Continuum of Medical Care 8700 BEVERLY BLVD., LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90048 Cedars-Sinai Cancer Program CP0500 041503 Introduction There may come a time

More information

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): A Decision Aid For. KGH Patients And Their Families

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): A Decision Aid For. KGH Patients And Their Families Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): A Decision Aid For KGH Patients And Their Families The goal of this pamphlet is to provide information about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) so you can be adequately

More information

P: Palliative Care. Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses Competency Profile 155

P: Palliative Care. Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses Competency Profile 155 P: Palliative Care Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses Competency Profile 155 Competency: P-1 Assess Physiological Change P-1-1 P-1-2 P-1-3 P-1-4 P-1-5 Demonstrate knowledge of the physiological characteristics

More information

Good end of life care in care homes

Good end of life care in care homes My Home Life Research Briefing No.6 This briefing sets out the key findings of a research review on good end of life care in care homes undertaken by Caroline Nicholson, in 2006, as part of the My Home

More information

POSITION PAPER: Occupational therapy in oncology

POSITION PAPER: Occupational therapy in oncology POSITION PAPER: Occupational therapy in oncology Occupational Therapy Australia 2015 About Occupational Therapy Australia Occupational Therapy Australia is the professional association for occupational

More information

Guidelines for Medical Necessity Determination for Occupational Therapy

Guidelines for Medical Necessity Determination for Occupational Therapy Guidelines for Medical Necessity Determination for Occupational Therapy These Guidelines for Medical Necessity Determination (Guidelines) identify the clinical information MassHealth needs to determine

More information

HOSPICE CARE. and the Medicare Hospice Benefit

HOSPICE CARE. and the Medicare Hospice Benefit For more information, or to locate a hospice in your area, contact Caring Connections: www.caringinfo.org caringinfo@nhpco.org HelpLine 800.658.8898 Multilingual Line 877.658.8896 Item #: 810002 Hospice

More information

Module Six. Competency 6. Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Practice

Module Six. Competency 6. Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Practice 1 Module Six Competency 6 Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Practice Prepared by: Darlene Grantham Clinical Nurse Specialist WRHA Palliative Care 2 Competency 6 Objectives: Interdisciplinary/Collaborative

More information

The Case for Hospital-Based Palliative Care

The Case for Hospital-Based Palliative Care C A LIFORNIA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION s n a p s h o t When Compassion Is the Cure: The Case for Hospital-Based Palliative Care 2008 Introduction Palliative care programs have attracted attention in recent

More information

Recommended Geropsychiatric Competency Enhancements for Nurse Practitioners Who Provide Care to Older Adults but are not Geriatric Specialists

Recommended Geropsychiatric Competency Enhancements for Nurse Practitioners Who Provide Care to Older Adults but are not Geriatric Specialists Recommended Geropsychiatric Competency Enhancements for Nurse Practitioners Who Provide Care to Older Adults but are not Geriatric Specialists These recommended competency enhancement statements are not

More information

HOSPICE CARE. A Consumer s Guide to Selecting a Hospice Program

HOSPICE CARE. A Consumer s Guide to Selecting a Hospice Program HOSPICE CARE A Consumer s Guide to Selecting a Hospice Program Hospice It s About How You LIVE One of our greatest fears is dying alone in a sterile, impersonal surrounding. We don t want to be hooked

More information

Palliative Care Role Delineation Framework

Palliative Care Role Delineation Framework Director-General Palliative Care Role Delineation Framework Document Number GL2007_022 Publication date 26-Nov-2007 Functional Sub group Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment Clinical/ Patient

More information

ABOUT US. and Expressive Therapy (Dance/Movement, Art, Drama) in addition to individual, group and family therapy by skilled therapists.

ABOUT US. and Expressive Therapy (Dance/Movement, Art, Drama) in addition to individual, group and family therapy by skilled therapists. ABOUT US n Riveredge Hospital maintains the treatment philosophy of Trauma Informed Care. n Our commitment to providing the highest quality of care includes offering Animal Assisted Therapy, and Expressive

More information

N ATIONAL Q UALITY F ORUM. A National Framework and Preferred Practices for Palliative and Hospice Care Quality A CONSENSUS REPORT

N ATIONAL Q UALITY F ORUM. A National Framework and Preferred Practices for Palliative and Hospice Care Quality A CONSENSUS REPORT N ATIONAL Q UALITY F ORUM A National Framework and Preferred Practices for Palliative and Hospice Care Quality A CONSENSUS REPORT NATIONAL QUALITY FORUM Foreword The National Quality Forum (NQF) has acknowledged

More information

END OF LIFE PROGRAM PRIORITIES UPDATE

END OF LIFE PROGRAM PRIORITIES UPDATE END OF LIFE PROGRAM PRIORITIES UPDATE June 2014 Island Health End of Life Program Priorities Update 2014 Page 1 Background: Every year, approximately 6,000 people die of natural causes on Vancouver Island.

More information