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Outcomes: 1. Utilizing a case-based approach, participants will be able to describe the unique roles embodied by in-person medical interpreters in the context of pediatric serious illness and summarize the personal, patient/encounter-level, and…

Outcomes: 1. In reviewing trends in pediatric palliative medicine fellowship applicant pools and discussing the landscape of perinatal medicine, participants will understand the rationale for development of a new subspecialty fellowship track in…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to understand that a quality improvement model is an effective method for developing graduate medical education curricula for end-of-life care. 2. Participants will be able to recognize the lack of pediatric…

Outcomes: 1. Discuss how families use perinatal palliative legacy items after they return to the community. 2. Understand how perinatal palliative legacy items can affect deceased infant identity in the family. Key Message: Current literature does…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will self-report the ability to summarize elements of CMC family caregivers' four "unseen" experiences and justify the need for innovative methods to capture them. 2. Participants will self-report the ability to describe the…

Outcomes: 1. Using a case-based approach, participants will self-report the ability to describe challenges faced by families of children with medical complexity in accessing respite care services that meet their needs, distinguish which of those…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to define and summarize the major themes characterizing CMC family caregivers' experiences of rest, rejuvenation, and respite and then illustrate examples of those themes from family caregivers' stories. 2.…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will self-report the ability to evaluate the complexities and nuances of school (re)integration for pediatric patients receiving palliative care or hospice. 2. By utilizing an interdisciplinary approach which includes…

Outcomes: 1. Implement a scoring system to facilitate clear and concise communication of goals of care between palliative care teams, hospice staff, and families. 2. Understand the benefits of a scoring system for hospice staff to mitigate family…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to describe the need for dedicated pediatric hospice support as well as the differences in care needs of children versus adults. 2. Participants will be able to identify at least three tangible actions to…

Outcomes: 1. Use strategies to understand family's hopes, wishes and worries for their chronically and often critically ill child and what they perceive to be prolonging life versus prolonging death. 2. Utilize specific language to make…

Outcomes: 1. Utilizing a quality improvement-approach, participants will self-report the ability to assess the implementation of several opioid safety components (i.e. opioid safety contract, open-ended question, and mental health screener) and how…

Outcomes: 1. Utilizing a case-based approach, participants will be able to identify three different models to develop pediatric palliative care clinics. 2. Utilizing the examples and framework from this presentation, participants will be able to…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to learn how a just-in-time module can be constructed to address both resident needs and palliative care teaching goals. 2. Participants will be able to describe different ways in which a just-in-time module can…

Outcomes: 1. Utilizing a case-based approach plus content expert didactic presentation, participants will self-report ability to identify 3 defensive mechanisms utilized by caregivers and providers during shared decision making (SDM) that can…

Outcomes: 1. Describe two major patterns of symptom trajectories over time among children receiving palliative care services. 2. Identify three clinical and research implications of the two major symptom trajectory patterns observed in pediatric…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to identify the impact current bereavement resources have on patients and families treated at our free-standing children's hospital. 2. Participants will be able to identify periods during bereavement where…

Outcomes: 1. Attendees will be able to identify the methods used to abstract and characterize pain from the electronic health record of children and adolescents with cancer receiving palliative care services. 2. Attendees will be able to describe the…

Outcomes: 1. Using a critical historical approach, participants will evaluate why, how, and for/with who the "good death" concept emerged and how it has persisted over time. 2. The interprofessional authorship team will illustrate and deconstruct the…

Outcomes: 1. Utilizing single-case design and graphical analytic approaches, participants will self-report the ability to investigate prospective small-sample trends in anxiety symptom trajectories, individual variation over time, and clinically…

Background: There is a growing evidence-base underpinning implementation of person-centred outcome measures into adult palliative care. However evidence on how best to achieve this with children facing life-threatening and life-limiting conditions is…

Background: Pediatric palliative care (PPC) aims to improve quality of life for patients with life-limiting diseases and complex symptoms irrespective of cure-directed therapy. Generally an early integration of PPC is recommended. This is also the…

Background: There is a lack of research about the experiences and impact of having a sibling with a life-limiting condition. Studies focus on the sibling experience during childhood but the experience and impact during adulthood is unknown despite…

Background: Experiencing the illness and death of a child is a traumatic experience for the parents and the child's siblings. However, knowledge regarding effective grief interventions targeting the whole family is limited, including how to integrate…

The post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) concept whereby the ICU experience of the patient as well as their family can have long-term deleterious health outcomes in both the patient and the family provides a rationale and impetus for modifying the ICU…

Gastrointestinal symptoms and problems (GI-SP) frequently cause discomfort and suffering in pediatric patients with life-threatening and/or life-limiting illnesses (LTI/LLI). Pediatric palliative care (PPC) professionals should be aware of them and…

The development of an empathetic approach when working with parents and families is fundamental to both social work and children's nursing; however, opportunities to develop this are limited. RealCare Baby infant simulator dolls were used with the…

Context: Pediatric psychologists possess unique expertise to positively impact the care provided to children with serious illness and their families. Despite increasing recognition regarding the value of psychology in palliative care, psychologists…

There is a dearth of information on the role of the pediatric palliative advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) reported in the literature, and yet, the role is expanding. Advances in technology and health care are helping children with medical…

Social workers in Perinatal Palliative Care (PPC) play an essential role in caring for birthing people carrying a baby with a life-limiting condition and their families. Perinatal palliative care is consistent with social work values concerning…

Essential facts According to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the UK has one of the worst child mortality rates in western Europe, with more than 2,000 children and young people dying in 2012. In addition, it is estimated that about…

Introduction: Providers working with children who are dying are especially prone to burnout. Encouraging models of human flourishing may mitigate burnout and improve quality of care. However, models of job satisfaction and human flourishing have not…

In Portugal, there are over 7800 children with life-limiting conditions. The context of pediatric palliative care represents a complex and distressing experience for families. Compared to parental caregivers and healthy siblings, grandparents are…

Background: Few studies have examined the spiritual environment of parents of children receiving palliative care in Southern European countries, which are mostly characterized by secularization (or the abandonment of traditional religiosity) and an…

Physicians often disclose serious news with patients and families; however, many clinicians experience anxiety around these conversations.1 Fear of their patients' and their own emotional reactions may cause providers to avoid these conversations…

Background: Actigraphy offers a promising way to objectively assess pediatric sleep. Aim of the study was investigating the extent to which actigraphy used in children and adolescents with life-limiting conditions is consistent with two other…

Background: Collaboration between therapists and parents of children with developmental disabilities is a key element of family-centred care. In practice, collaboration appears to be challenging for both parents and therapists. This systematic review…

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