Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)


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

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM Welcome, Course Introduction, and Overview of the Day

John D. Halporn, MD

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM COVID Discussion Panel

James A. Tulsky, MD

Vicki Jackson, MD. MPH

Duncan Kuhn, MD 

Alexandra Dobie, LICSW, MSW

Elizabeth Kay, NP

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Break
Breakout Session 1: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
1A: Introduction to Pharmacotherapy of Pain

Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD

Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD, BCOP

1B: Bereavement Interview

Sue E. Morris, PsyD

1C: Late Goals of Care Conversations

James A. Tulsky, MD

1D: Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Herrick (Cricket) Fisher, MD

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break
Breakout Session 2: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
2A: Advanced Pain Management

Mihir M. Kamdar, MD

Eric Roeland, MD 

2B: Healthcare Equity in the Time of COVID

Reverend Gloria White-Hammond, MD, MDiv

2C: Serious Illness Conversations

Rachelle Bernacki, MD

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN

Catherine Arnold, MSW, LICSW

2D: Practical Aspects of Pediatric Palliative Care

Shih-Ning (Suny) Liaw, MD 

Jenna Freitas, NP

Nicholas Purol, LICSW, MSW

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Break
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM: Optional Networking Lunch Session
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM: Break
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Plenary 2: Existential Distress, Demoralization and Dignity

Leah Rosenberg, MD

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM: Break
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM: Breakout Session 3
3A: Psychosocial and Spiritual Pain

Desiree Azizoddin, PsyD

3B: Caring for "Challenging" Families

Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

Reverend John Kearns, MDiv

3C: Webside Manner

Isaac Chua, MD
Simone Rinaldi, MSW, ANP-BC, ACHPN

3D: Resilience and Sustainable Practice

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Taking it Home

John D. Halporn, MD

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD

Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC