ELNEC Pediatric Palliative Care Training

March 5, 2021 to March 6, 2021

Date & Location:

March 5 & 6, 2021 - This is a 2 day course and both days require attendance to claim credit

Goal:

This course will prepare members of the multidisciplinary team to provide a high quality of care for infants/children and their families that are facing or at high risk of facing life limiting conditions.

 

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, child life specialist, spiritual services, music therapist, art therapist

 

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the philosophy and principles of hospice and palliative care that can be integrated across settings to affect quality pediatric care.
  2. Identify changes in society, healthcare economics, and service delivery that necessitate improved professional preparation for palliative care. 
  3. Discuss unique aspects of suffering for children and families facing a life-threatening illness or event. 
  4. Discuss cases in which perinatal or neonatal palliative care may be beneficial
  5. Describe unique characteristics of neonatal palliative care and strategies to overcome challenges.
  6. Summarize three aspects of excellent ongoing communication with the interdisciplinary team, the child, and the family throughout palliative care.
  7. Explain ethical issues and dilemmas that may arise in palliative care for children.
  8. Identify barriers to adequate pain relief in palliative care and list components of a thorough pain assessment.
  9. Discuss cultural and spiritual factors which may affect the ability to communicate effectively with patients and families facing the end of life.
  10. Describe assessment of symptoms and interventions that can prevent or diminish symptoms.
  11. Identify physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs and interventions for an imminently dying child and his/her/their family. 
  12. Provided three interventions that may be appropriate to facilitate the grief process.
  13. Define personal death awareness and cumulative loss associated with professional caregiving. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 10.75 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 10.75 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
02/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
03/05/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/06/2021 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
5

Program Schedule  

    
 

Day One:

Friday, March 5

Topic

Speaker

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions  

  1. Faculty
  2. Participants: Name, Role, Fun Fact

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Resource Review

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Overview and Introduction to Pall Care

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Communication

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Pain

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

LUNCH

 

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Culture and Ethics

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Pain and/or Communication Cases

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Neonatal Palliative Care

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

 

 

Day Two:

Saturday, March 6

Topic

Speaker

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Symptom Management

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Final Hours

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Break

 

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Loss/Grief/Bereavement and Self Care

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Resource Implementation/Best Practices

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Conclusion/Wrap Up

Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

Diane C. Parker, MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN

  
    

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity. 

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

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Vanessa Battista, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Diane C. Parker MSN, RN, CHPN, CHPPN
Vice President
Traditions Health, Southeast Region

PLANNERS
Meghan Brewer, MS, CCLS

Child Life Specialist
Baystate Children’s Hospital

Mustafa Caylan, MD
Pediatric Palliative Care Physician
Department of Pediatrics
Baystate Medical Center

Emily Lajeunesse, MSW, LICSW
Inpatient Social Worker
Baystate Health

Marianne MacCullagh, M.Div, BCC
Chaplin
Spiritual Services
Baystate Medical Center

Cynthia St. John, BSN, RN
Nurse
Baystate Medical Center


Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 10.75 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 10.75 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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