The initiative for pediatric palliative care: an interdisciplinary educational approach for healthcare professionals

Title

The initiative for pediatric palliative care: an interdisciplinary educational approach for healthcare professionals

Creator

Browning DM; Solomon MZ

Publisher

Journal Of Pediatric Nursing

Date

2005

Subject

PedPal Lit

Description

There is growing empirical evidence that the U.S. healthcare system fails to meet the needs of children with life-threateningconditions and their families. The confluence of several recent developments has created a critical window of opportunity forimproving clinical practice and institutional effectiveness in pediatric palliative care. This article presents an innovative,comprehensive approach to pediatric palliative care education that was developed by the Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care,a consortium of seven academic children’s hospitals, Education Development Center, the National Association of Children’sHospitals and Related Institutions, the New York Academy of Medicine, the Society of Pediatric Nursing, and the Association ofMedical School Pediatric Department Chairs. The approach is based on needs assessment research with clinicians and parentsand reflects a commitment to culturally respectful, family-centered care of children with life-threatening conditions. Thepedagogy combines principles of adult education, includes families as teachers, and integrates affective and cognitivedimensions to enhance learning
2005

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

326-34

Issue

5

Volume

20

Citation

Browning DM; Solomon MZ, “The initiative for pediatric palliative care: an interdisciplinary educational approach for healthcare professionals,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed November 27, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13687.

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