Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)

Schedule

Wednesday, September 12-Friday, September 14, 2018
The Colonnade Boston Hotel, Boston, MA

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PAPC Syllabus Disclosure Statement

[O]     Qualifies for Opioid Education and Pain Management Training credits
[E]     Qualifies for End-of-Life Care Education credits.
 

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome, Course Introduction, and Overview of the Day

Kristen Schaefer, MD
Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD

9:00 AM- 10:15 AM Plenary 1: Finding the Path through the Forest: Using communication as a tool to manage anxiety and create security for seriously ill patients and their families [E]

Susan Block, MD 

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Break
Breakout Session 1: 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
1A: Ask the Professor: Challenging Psychosocial Cases [E]

Susan Block, MD 

1B: Home-based Palliative Care [E]

Julia Gallagher, MD
Anne Lebowitz, LICSW
Martha A. Quigley, MS, GNP-BC, ACHPN

1C: Can't We All Just Get Along?: Navigating Team Conflict in Palliative Care

Lynn Mazur, MSW, LICSW
Alison Rhodes, ACNP-BC, ACHPN
Erica Wilson, MD

1D: Managing Fatigue in Cancer Patients [E]

Carlos Fernandez-Robles, MD

1E: Improving Palliative Care for Underserved Communities

Catherine Arnold, MSW, LICSW
Justin Sanders, MD, MSc

1F: Spiritual Assessment for the Clinician: Interventions to identify, evaluate and address spiritual, religious and existential concerns [E]

Kathleen Doyle, MD
Katrina Scott, MDiv, BCC-HPCC

1G: Building Palliative Nursing Competence [E]

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN

1H: What's Lost in Translation: The key role of medical interpreters in Palliative Care [E]

Janet Abrahm, MD
Jessica Goldhirsch, MSW, MPH
Marta Solis, CME

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch on Your Own
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM Plenary 2: Surgical Palliative Care: The key to providing high value care for seriously ill surgical patients

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc, FACS

Breakout Session 2: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
2A: A Structured Approach to Advance Care Planning: Using the Serious Illness Care Guide [E] (Part 1 of 2, must take both parts, 2A/3A)

Rachelle Bernacki, MD, MS
Joshua Lakin, MD
Justin Sanders, MD, MSc

2B: Pharmacotherapy of Pain [O] (repeats 3B)

Elizabeth Rickerson, MD
Bridget Scullion, PharmD, BCOP

2C: Talking About Serious News [E] (repeats 3C)

Andrew Lawton, MD
Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN
Kristen Schaefer, MD

2D: Opioid Misuse and Addiction in Outpatient Palliative Care [O] (repeats 3D)

Dan Gorman, NP
Lida Nabati, MD
Claudia Rodriguez, MD 

2E: Depression and Anxiety in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 3E)

Fremonta Meyer, MD 

2F: Making Work Sustainable in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 3F)

Catherine Arnold, MSW, LICSW
Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW 

2G: Case-based Presentation of Non-Pain Symptoms in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 3G)

Cindy Lien, MD
Alison Rhodes, ACNP-BC, ACHPN 

2H: Communication and Decision Making in the Event of Acute Surgical Illness

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc, FACS

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Break
Breakout Session 3: 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
3A: A Structured Approach to Advance Care Planning: Using the Serious Illness Care Guide [E] (Part 2 of 2, must take both parts, 2A/3A)

Rachelle Bernacki, MD, MS
Joshua Lakin, MD
Justin Sanders, MD, MSc

3B: Pharmacotherapy of Pain [O] (repeats 2B)

Elizabeth Rickerson, MD
Bridget Scullion, PharmD, BCOP

3C: Talking About Serious News [E] (repeats 2C)

Andrew Lawton, MD
Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN
Kristen Schaefer, MD

3D: Opioid Misuse and Addiction in Outpatient Palliative Care [O] (repeats 2D)

Dan Gorman, NP
Lida Nabati, MD
Claudia Rodriguez, MD 

3E: Depression and Anxiety in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 2E)

Fremonta Meyer, MD 

3F: Making Work Sustainable in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 2F)

Catherine Arnold, MSW, LICSW
Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

3G: Case-based Presentation of Non-Pain Symptoms in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 2G)

Cindy Lien, MD
Alison Rhodes, ACNP-BC, ACHPN 

3H: Practical Aspects of Pediatric Palliative Care [E]

Shih-Ning Liaw, MD 

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Overview of the Day

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD 

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM Plenary 3: Federal Health Policy and Opportunities for Palliative Care

Marian Grant, DNP, CRNP, ACHPN, FPCN, RN

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Breakout Session 4: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
4A: Marketing Your Palliative Care Program

Marian Grant, DNP, CRNP, ACHPN, FPCN, RN 

4B: Delirium at the End of Life: Impact on Patients and Caregivers [E]

Mary Buss, MD, MPH, FAAHPM

4C: Care of Patients with Advanced Cardiac Disease [E]

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH
Arden O'Donnell, MPH, MSW, LICSW
Kristen Schaefer, MD 

4D: Dying at Home: Hospice Care at the End of Life [E]

Mary Barry, RN, MSM, CHPN, CHPCA
Stephanie Patel, MD 

4E: Palliative Care Consultation in the Nursing Home [E]

Catherine Duffy, APRN-BC, ACHPN
Leslie Levitan, NP
Anne Pianka, NP

4F: End-of-Life Beliefs and Practices from Different Religious Perspectives: A Panel Presentation [E]

Rabbi Susan Harris
Rev. John Hudson
Rev. John Kearns, MDiv, BCC
Rev. Gloria White-Hammond, MD, MDiv
Ms. Latifa Ziyad

4G: Sexuality Issues in Palliative Care Patients and Their Families

Sharon Bober, PhD 

4H: Working on an Inpatient Palliative Care Unit: Life on the Ground Day to Day [E]

Kate Baccari, MS, PA-C
Linda Drury, BS, PA-C
Courtney Moller, MS, PA-C 

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch on Your Own
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Plenary 4: Working with Referrers to Help Patients Cultivate Prognostic Awareness

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH 

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Break
Breakout Session 5: 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
5A: When a Patient is Reluctant to Talk About It: A Dual Framework to Focus on Living and Tolerate the Possibility of Dying [E] (repeats 6A)

Keri Brenner, MD, MPA
Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH 

5B: Managing Neuropathic Pain [O] (repeats 6B)

Mihir Kamdar, MD
Shane Volney, MD

5C: Case-based Ethical Dilemmas [E] (repeats 6C)

Ellen Robinson, RN, PhD 

5D: Palliative Care Emergencies [E]

Lara Michal Skarf, MD
April Zehm, MD

5E: The Role of Social Work in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 6E)

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW 

5F: Will you Still Need Me, Will you Still Feed Me When I'm 104? Improving Palliative Care for Older Adults [E]

Helen Chen, MD 

5G: Roadmap for Running a Family Meeting for a Seriously Ill Patient [E] (repeats 6G)

John Halporn, MD
Jane deLima Thomas, MD 

5H: Decoding Code Status Discussions [E] (repeats 6H)

Julia Ragland, MD 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Break
Breakout Session 6: 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
6A: When a Patient is Reluctant to Talk About It: A Dual Framework to Focus on Living and Tolerate the Possibility of Dying [E] (repeats 5A)

Keri Brenner, MD, MPA
Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH 

6B: Managing Neuropathic Pain [O] (repeats 5B)

Mihir Kamdar, MD
Shane Volney, MD

6C: Case-based Ethical Dilemmas [E] (repeats 5C)

Ellen Robinson, RN, PhD 

6D: Challenges in the Management of Advanced Dementia [E]

Erin Stevens, DO 
Susan Rowlett, LICSW

 

6E: The Role of Social Work in Palliative Care [E] (repeats 5E)

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW 

6F: Palliative Care Challenges in Advanced Lung Disease [E]

Jessica McCannon, MD
Sydney Montesi, MD

6G: Roadmap for Running a Family Meeting for a Seriously Ill Patient [E] (repeats 5G)

John Halporn, MD
Jane deLima Thomas, MD 

6H: Decoding Code Status Discussions [E] (repeats 5H)

Julia Ragland, MD 

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Overview of the Day

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD

8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Plenary 5: Bereavement Interview and Structured Debrief

Sue Morris, PsyD

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Break
Breakout Session 7: 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
7A: A Novel Approach to Late Goals of Care Conversations: REMAP [E] (repeats 8A)

Andrew Lawton, MD
James Tulsky, MD 

 

7B: Interventional Approaches to Pain Management [O] (repeats 8B)

Mihir Kamdar, MD
Elizabeth Rickerson, MD 

7C: Taking a Stance on Physician Aid in Dying [E]

Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN 

7D: Demoralization and Existential Distress: Practical Tips for Assessment and Treatment [E] (repeats 8D)

Keri Brenner, MD, MPA

7E: Best Practices in Bereavement Care [E]

Sue Morris, PsyD

7F: Caring for Challenging Families [E]

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW
Leah Rosenberg, MD 

7G: Early Integration of Palliative Care in Serious Illness

Erik Fromme, MD, MCR, FAAHPM 

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
Breakout Session 8: 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
8A: A Novel Approach to Late Goals of Care Conversations: REMAP [E] (repeats 7A)

Andrew Lawton, MD
James Tulsky, MD 

 

8B: Interventional Approaches to Pain Management [O] (repeats 7B)

Mihir Kamdar, MD
Elizabeth Rickerson, MD 

8C: Reflecting on End of Life through Poetry [E]

Amy Ship, MA, MD 

8D: Demoralization and Existential Distress: Practical Tips for Assessment and Treatment [E] (repeats 7D)

Keri Brenner, MD, MPA

8E: End-stage Kidney Disease Treatment Decisions in Vulnerable Patients: A Palliative Approach [E]

Robert Cohen, MD, MSc 

8F: Mind/Body Medicine in Palliative Care [E]

Giselle Perez, PhD
Darshan Hemendra Mehta, MD, MPH 

8G: Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm Update, Research and FAQs [E]

Erik Fromme, MD, FAAHPM 

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Travel Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Plenary 6: Taking it Home

James Tulsky, MD 

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Wrap Up

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD