Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP)

Schedule

PCEP 2020

Part 1: Sunday, December 8 - Friday, December 13, 2019
Part 2: Sunday, April 26 - Friday, May 1, 2020
Hotel Marlowe, Cambridge, MA

Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice.

Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is calculated based on submission of a preliminary agenda and may be subject to change.

Adult and pediatric [P] track participants attend joint sessions except where noted.

Due to the intense nature of the course, we request that you keep most evenings free for program preparation and activities.

[O] Sessions marked with an "O" qualify in Massachusetts for Risk Management credits in Opioid Education/Pain Management training
[E] Sessions marked with an "E" qualify in Massachusetts for Risk Management credits in End-of-Life Care Education
[P] Sessions marked with a "P" are designated for those following the pediatric track

Please see a sample schedule below. An updated PCEP 2020 schedule will be available prior to the course.

Part 2

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Registration
4:00 PM-4:30 PM Welcome Back

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
James Tulsky, MD
Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH
Chirstina Ullrich, MD, MPH

4:30 PM-5:00 PM Difficult Conversations: Taking It to the Next Level [E]

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH

5:00 PM-5:15 PM Travel Time
5:15 PM-6:15 PM Dinner
6:15 PM - 6:30 PM Travel Time
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM Small Group Check-in

Small Group Faculty

6:45 PM - 7:45 PM Personal Spiritual History

Small Group Faculty

7:15 AM-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM-8:05 AM Announcements/Opening Exercise

James Tulsky, MD
 

8:05 AM-8:30 AM Literature, End of Life, and Healing

Amy Ship, MA, MD

8:30 AM-9:15 AM Review of Communication Skills from Week 1 [E]

James Tulsky, MD
Jane deLima Thomas, MD

Arc: Communication

9:15 AM-9:45 Overview of Week 2 Communication Skills [E]

Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH
Jane deLima Thomas, MD

Arc: Communication

9:45 AM-10:00 AM Break/Travel Time
10:00 AM-11:00 AM Communication Skills: Small Group Start Up [E]

Small Group Faculty

11:00 AM-11:15 AM Travel Time
11:15 AM-11:45 AM When a Patient is Reluctant to Talk about It: Cognitive Map [E]

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

Arc: Communication

11:45 AM-12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 PM-2:30 PM When a Patient is Reluctant to Talk about It: Essential Skills Practice [E]

Small Group Faculty

Arc: Communication

2:30 PM-2:45 PM Travel Time
2:45 PM-3:45 PM Integrating a Patient's Spiritual Life into Care [E]

Sarah Byrne-Martelli, BCC

Arc: Spirituality

3:45 PM-4:45 PM Psychosocial Assessment

Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

Nicholas Purol, MSW, LICSW

Arc: Psychosocial

7:15 AM-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM-8:15 AM Announcements/Opening Exercise

Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH

Adult Track 8:15 AM-11:45 AM
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Feeling Out of It: Depression & Anxiety [E]

William Pirl, MD, MPH
 

Arc: Symptom Management

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Feeling Blah: Anorexia/Cachexia, Fatigue, Insomnia [E]

Eric Roeland, MD

Arc: Symptom Management

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Feeling Sick: Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea & Constipation [E]

Mihir Kamdar, MD
Richard Leiter, MD, MA

Arc: Symptom Management

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Symptoms: Ask the Experts

Mihir Kamdar, MD

Elizabeth Rickerson, MD

Eric Roeland, MD

Bridget Scullion, PharmD

Arc: Symptom Management

Pediatric Track 8:15 AM - 11:45 AM
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Intractable Symptoms in Children with Severe Neurological Impairment [E] [P]

Julie Hauer, MD

Arc: Symptom Management

 

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Advanced Pain Management in Children [O] [P]

Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP

Arc: Symptom Management

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM From Feeling Sick to the Stomach to Mush and Push: Management of Gastrointestinal Distressing Symptoms in Children with Advanced Disease [E] [P]

Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP

Arc: Symptom Management

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Pain Management in the Midst of an Opioid Epidemic [O]

Mihir Kamdar, MD

Simone Rinaldi, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN

Arc: Symptom

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Breathless and Bleary Eyed [O] [P]

Christina Ullrich, MD

Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH

Arc: Symptom

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Travel Time
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM The Emotionally Powerful Patient Death

Small Group Faculty

7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Announcements/Opening Exercise

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Pedagogical Frame

James Tulsky, MD

Arc: Education

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Cultural Issues in Palliative Care [E]

Justin Sanders, MD, MSc

Jennifer Snaman, MD, MS

Arc: Spirituality

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Adult Track 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Options of Last Resort [E]

James Tulsky, MD

Arc: Ethics

11:30 Am - 12:30 PM Palliative Sedation: Adult [E]

Janet Abrahm, MD

Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

Arc: Symptom Management

Pediatric Track 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Deep Faith and Extraordinary Medical Measures in Pediatrics [E] [P]

Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH
Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH

Arc: Spirituality

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Palliative Sedation: Pediatric [E] [P]

Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH
Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH

Arc: Symptom Management

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Responding to the Expectation of a Miracle: Cognitive Map [E]

Vicky Jackson, MD, MPH

Juliet Jacobsen, MD DPH

Arc: Communication

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Communication Skills: Small Group Discussion

Small Group Faculty

Arc: Communication

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM Responding to the Expectations of a Miracle: Essential Skills Practice [E]

Small Group Faculty

Arc: Communication

7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Announcements/Opening Exercise

Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH 

8:15 AM - 9:45 AM Project Presentations

Project Group Faculty

Arc: Program Development

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Project Presentations

Project Group Faculty

Arc: Program Development

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Break
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Family Meetings: Cognitive Map [E]

Jane deLima Thomas MD

James Tulsky, MD

Arc: Communication

12:30-1:30 Lunch

Meet with your project groups

1:30 PM - 3:15 PM Family Meetings: Essential Skills Practice [E]

Small Group Faculty

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Travel Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Finding Your Inner Leader

Janet Porter, PhD

Arc:Leadership

4:45 PM -5:15 PM Group Photo
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Reception
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Feedback on Pediatric Track [P]

Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Announcements/Opening Exercise

James Tulsky, MD

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Reflection on Teaching

James Tulsky, MD

Arc: Education

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Constructive Feedback

Eva Chittenden, MD, FACP, FAAHPM

Arc: Education

9:45 AM - 10:0 AM Break
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Five-Minute Preceptor

Andrew Lawton, MD

Arc:Education

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Travel Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Bringing PCEP Home

Small Group Faculty

Arc: Education

11:30 AM- 12:30 PM Learning Goals, Wrap-Up & Goodbyes

Small Group Faculty

Arc: Communication

12:30 PM-2:00 PM Lunch and Graduation