Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)

Schedule

Wednesday, September 18-Friday, September 20, 2019
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.
 

7:30 AM - 8:15 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

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC

8:45 AM- 10:00 AM Plenary 1: The Leading Edge in Palliative Care

Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH

James A. Tulsky, MD

Anna (Nina) C. Muriel, MD, MPH 

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Breakout Session 1: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
1A: Palliative Care for Vulnerable Populations

Eva Chittenden, MD

John Loughnane, MD 

1B: A Geriatric Palliative Approach to Non-Pain Symptom Management

Katie Fitzgerald, NP
Andrea Schwartz, MD

 

1C: Practical Aspects of Pediatric Palliative Care

Shih-Ning Liaw, MD, FAAP
Rachel Burgess, CPNP-AC

1D: Integrating Social Work and Chaplaincy on the Palliative Care Team

Sarah Byrne-Martelli, MDiv, BCC

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW

1E: Case-based Presentation of Non-Pain Symptoms In Palliative Care

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

1F: Palliative Care Emergencies

Lara Michal Skarf, MD
Jordana Meyerson, MD

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch on Your Own
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Plenary 2: A Structured Approach to Late Goals of Care Conversations

James A. Tulsky, MD

Breakout Session 2: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2A: A Structured Approach to Advance Care Planning: Using the Serious Illness Care Guide (Part 1 of 2, must take both parts, 2A/3A)

Joshua Lakin, MD
Justin Sanders, MD, MSc

2B: Roadmap for Running a Family Meeting for a Seriously Ill Patient

John Halporn, MD
Ashwini Bapat, MD

Lynn Mazur, LICSW

2C: Advanced Pain Management (repeats 3C)

Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Shane J. Volney, MD

2D: Introduction to Pharmacotherapy of Pain (repeats 3D)

Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD
Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD, BCOP

 

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Break
Breakout Session 3: 4:15 PM - 5:30 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)

Joshua Lakin, MD
Justin Sanders, MD, MSc

3B: Talking About Serious News

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

3C: Advanced Pain Management (repeats 3C)

Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Shane J. Volney, MD

3D: Introduction to Phamacotherapy of Pain (repeats 2D)

Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD
Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD, BCOP

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Overview of the Day

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD 

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM Plenary 3: Finding the Path Through the Forrest: Using Communication as a Tool to Manage Anxiety and Create Security for Seriously Ill Patients and Their Families

Susan Block, MD

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Break
Breakout Session 4: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
4A: Opioid Misuse and Addiction in Outpatient Palliative Care

Daniel Gorman, FNP-C, MSN, OCN

Lida Nabati, MD

Claudia P. Rodriguez, MD

4B: Building Palliative Nursing Competence

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN

4C: Home-Based Palliative Care

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

4D: Ask the Professor: Challenging Psychosocial Cases

Susan Block, MD

4E: A Self-Care Toolbox

Sue Morris, PsyC
 

4F: Existential Distress, Demoralization and Dignity

Leah B. Rosenberg, MD

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch on Your Own
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Plenary 4: Palliative Care for Unique Patient Populations

Rob Cohen, MD

Daniela Lamas, MD

Arden O'Donnell, MSW, LICSW

Susan Lee, PhD, RN, CNP, ACHPN, FAAN

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break
Breakout Session 5: 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
5A: When a Patient is Reluctant to Talk About It: A Dual Framework to Focus on Living and Tolerate the Possibility of Dying (repeats 6A)

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH 

5B: Making Work Sustainable in Palliative Care (repeats 6B)

Catherine Arnold, MSW, LICSW

Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

5C: Depression and Anxiety in Palliative care (repeats 6C)

Bill Pirl, MD

5D: Decoding Code Status Discussions

Julia F. Ragland

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Break
Breakout Session 6: 4:00 PM - 5:15 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)

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH 

6B: Making Work Sustainable in Palliative Care (repeats 5B)

Catherine Arnold, MSW, LICSW

Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

6C: Depression and Anxiety in Palliative care (repeats 5C)

Bill Pirl, MD

6D: Interventional Pain Management

Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Elizabeth M. Rickerson, DM

 

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Overview of the Day

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Plenary 5: Bereavement Interview and Structured Debrief

Sue Morris, PsyD

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Breakout Session 7: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
7A: Delirium at the End of Life: Impact on Patients and Caregivers

Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH, FAAHPM

7B: Mind & Body Medicine in Palliative Care

Darshan Hemendra Mehta, MD, MPH
Giselle K. Perez, PhD

7C: Caring for Challenging Families

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Leah B. Rosenberg, MD

7D: Case-Based Ethical Dilemas

Ellen Robinson, PhD, RN

7E: Best Practices in Bereavement Care

Sue Morris, PsyD

7F: Medical Marijuana

Stephanie Cassone, FNP-BC, ACHPN

Lida Nabati, MD

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Break with snack
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM PL6: Care for Imminently Dying Patients

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH

 

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Taking it Home/ Wrap Up

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN
Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD, FAAHPM