Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care

PAPC

(#732740-1801)

Directors

Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Eva H. Chittenden, MD

When

Wednesday-Friday
September 13-15, 2017

Where

Colonnade Hotel
Boston, MA

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Tuition

$895 physicians
$795 residents, nurses, allied health professionals
$695 social workers, chaplains

CMEs

Earn up to 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In Massachusetts
Opioid Education/Pain Management Credits: A maximum of 6.25
End-of-Life Care Credits: A maximum of 18.75

CNEs

PENDING: A maximum of 18.75 Continuing Nursing Education hours will be awarded.

CEs

PENDING: A maximum of 18.75 Social Work CEs will be awarded.

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PAPC Schedule

Please note: program changes/substitutions may be made without notice.

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Qualifies for Opioid Education and Pain Management Training credits
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Qualifies for End-of-Life Care Education credits
This activity covers topics required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to be included in continuing professional development programs that physicians registered with the state's Medical Use of Marijuana Program must complete as a condition to issuing written certifications to qualifying patients.

 

 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

 

Time

 

Session

Faculty

7:15-8:00   Registration and Breakfast  
8:00-8:30   Welcome, Course Introduction, and Overview of the Day Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
8:30-9:45 PL1 Changing the Culture and Systems of Medicine to Improve Advance Care Planning Susan D. Block, MD
9:45-10:00   Break  
10:00-11:15   Breakout Session 1  
  1A Using the Serious Illness Care Guide° (Part 1 of 2, must take both parts, 1A/2A; Repeats at 3A/4A) Joshua R. Lakin, MD
Joanna Paladino, MD
Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc
  1B Pharmacotherapy of Pain* (Repeats at 2B) Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD
Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD, BCOP
  1C Spiritual Care of Patients with Advanced Illness Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH
Katrina M. Scott, MDiv, BCC-HPCC
  1D Home-based Palliative Care° (Repeats at 2D) Julia M. Gallagher, MD
Martha A. Quigley, MS, GNP-BC, ACHPN
  1E Decoding Code Status Discussions° (Repeats at 2E) Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Leah B. Rosenberg, MD
  1F Depression and Anxiety in Palliative Care° (Repeats at 2F) David P. Yuppa, MD
  1G Care of Patients with Advanced Cardiac Disease° (Repeats at 2G) Akshay Desai, MD, MPH
  1H Ask the Professor Susan D. Block, MD
11:15-11:30   Break  
11:30-12:45   Breakout Session 2  
  2A Using the Serious Illness Care Guide° (Part 2 of 2, must take both parts, 1A/2A; Repeats at 3A/4A) Joshua R. Lakin, MD
Joanna Paladino, MD
Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc
  2B Pharmacotherapy of Pain* (Repeats at 1B) Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD
Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD, BCOP
  2C Spiritual Care of Patients with Advanced Illness Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH
Katrina M. Scott, MDiv, BCC-HPCC
  2D Home-based Palliative Care° (Repeats at 1D) Julia M. Gallagher, MD
Martha A. Quigley, MS, GNP-BC, ACHPN
  2E Decoding Code Status Discussions° (Repeats at 1E) Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Leah B. Rosenberg, MD
  2F Depression and Anxiety in Palliative Care° (Repeats at 1F) David P. Yuppa, MD
  2G Care of Patients with Advanced Cardiac Disease° (Repeats at 1G) Akshay Desai, MD, MPH
  2H Talking about Serious News° (Repeats at 4G) Barbara Reville, DNP, CNP, ACHPN
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
12:45-1:45   Lunch on Your Own  
1:45-3:00 PL2 Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, When I'm 104? Improving Palliative Care for Older Adults° Helen Chen, MD
3:00-3:15   Break  
3:15-4:30   Breakout Session 3  
  3A Using the Serious Illness Care Guide° (Part 1 of 2, must take both parts, 3A/4A; Repeats at 1A/2A) Joshua R. Lakin, MD
Joanna Paladino, MD
Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc
  3B Case-based Presentation of Non-Pain Symptoms in Palliative Care° (Repeats at 4B) Kathleen P. Doyle, MD
Erica Wilson, MD
  3C Delirium at the End of Life Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH
  3D Case-based Ethical Dilemmas° (Repeats at 4D) Ellen M. Robinson, RN, PhD
  3E Opioid Misuse and Addiction in Palliative Care* (Repeats at 4E) Lida Nabati, MD
Claudia P. Rodriguez, MD
  3F Managing Neuropathic Pain* (Repeats at 4F) Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Shane J. Volney, MD
  3G Identifying Opportunities for Collaboration between Oncology and Palliative Care° Janet L. Abrahm, MD
Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH
  3H Challenges in the Management of Advanced Dementia° Helen Chen, MD
4:30-4:45   Break  
4:45-6:00   Breakout Session 4  
  4A Using the Serious Illness Care Guide° (Part 2 of 2, must take both parts, 3A/4A; Repeats at 1A/2A) Joshua R. Lakin, MD
Joanna Paladino, MD
Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc
  4B Case-based Presentation of Non-Pain Symptoms in Palliative Care° (Repeats at 3B) Kathleen P. Doyle, MD
Erica Wilson, MD
  4C Delirium at the End of Life Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH
  4D Case-based Ethical Dilemmas° (Repeats at 3D) Ellen M. Robinson, RN, PhD
  4E Opioid Misuse and Addiction in Palliative Care* (Repeats at 3E) Lida Nabati, MD
Claudia P. Rodriguez, MD
  4F Managing Neuropathic Pain* (Repeats at 3F) Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Shane J. Volney, MD
  4G Talking about Serious News° (Repeats at 2H) Barbara Reville, DNP, CNP, ACHPN
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
  4H Living with Cancer Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH

 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

 

Time

 

Session

Faculty

7:15-8:00   Breakfast  
8:00-8:15   Overview of the Day Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
8:15-9:30 PL3 Working with Referrers to Help Patients Cultivate Prognostic Awareness° Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH
9:30-9:45   Break  
9:45-11:00   Breakout Session 5  
  5A Misunderstandings about Prognosis (Repeats at 6A) Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH
Jane deLima Thomas, MD
  5B Making Work Sustainable (Repeats at 6B) Catherine G. Arnold, MSW, LICSW
Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW
  5C Difficult Families° (Repeats at 6C) Guy Maytal, MD
  5D Can't We All Just Get Along?: Conflict Resolution in Palliative Care (Repeats at 6D) Lynn Mazur, MSW, LICSW
Alison Rhodes, ACNP-BC, ACHPN
Erica Wilson, MD
  5E ABCs of Hospice° (Repeats at 6E) Mary E. Barry, RN, MSM, CHPN, CHPCA
Stephanie Patel, MD
  5F Palliative Care Emergencies° (Repeats at 6F) Lara Michal Skarf, MD
Jordana Meyerson, MD
  5G Mind/Body Medicine in Palliative Care° (Repeats at 6G) Darshan Hemendra Mehta, MD, MPH
Giselle Perez-Lougee, PhD
  5H Psychological Challenges in the Care of Young Adults° Karen Fasciano, PsyD
11:00-11:15   Break  
11:15-12:30   Breakout Session 6  
  6A Misunderstandings about Prognosis (Repeats at 5A) Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH
Jane deLima Thomas, MD
  6B Making Work Sustainable (Repeats at 5B) Catherine G. Arnold, MSW, LICSW
Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW
  6C Difficult Families° (Repeats at 5C) Guy Maytal, MD
  6D Can't We All Just Get Along?: Conflict Resolution in Palliative Care (Repeats at 5D) Lynn Mazur, MSW, LICSW
Alison Rhodes, ACNP-BC, ACHPN
Erica Wilson, MD
  6E ABCs of Hospice° (Repeats at 5E) Mary E. Barry, RN, MSM, CHPN, CHPCA
Stephanie Patel, MD
  6F Palliative Care Emergencies° (Repeats at 5F) Lara Michal Skarf, MD
Jordana Meyerson, MD
  6G Mind/Body Medicine in Palliative Care° (Repeats at 5G) Darshan Hemendra Mehta, MD, MPH
Giselle Perez-Lougee, PhD
  6H Palliative Care through a Population Management Lens Rachelle E. Bernacki, MD, MS
12:30-1:30   Lunch on Your Own  
1:30-2:45 PL4 Addressing Primary Palliative Care Workforce Shortages Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
2:45-3:00   Break  
3:00-4:15   Breakout Session 7  
  7A A Novel Approach to Late Goals of Care Conversations James A. Tulsky, MD
  7B Taking a Stance on Physician Aid in Dying° (Repeats at 8B) Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
  7C Interventional Approaches to Pain Management* (Repeats at 8C) Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD
  7D Negotiating Conflict in the Family Meeting° (Repeats at 8D) John D. Halporn, MD
Bruce MacDonald, MSW, LICSW
  7E End-stage Kidney Disease Treatment Decisions in Vulnerable Patients-A Palliative Approach° (Repeats at 8E) Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
  7F Reflecting on End of Life through Poetry° Amy Ship, MD
  7G Practical Aspects of Pediatric Palliative Care° Shih-Ning Liaw, MD
  7H Working with Medical Interpreters in Palliative Care Janet L. Abrahm, MD
Jessica Goldhirsch, LCSW, MSW, MPH
4:15-4:30   Break  
4:30-5:45   Breakout Session 8  
  8A A Novel Approach to Late Goals of Care Conversations James A. Tulsky, MD
  8B Taking a Stance on Physician Aid in Dying° (Repeats at 7B) Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
  8C Interventional Approaches to Pain Management* (Repeats at 7C) Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD
  8D Negotiating Conflict in the Family Meeting° (Repeats at 7D) John D. Halporn, MD
Bruce MacDonald, MSW, LICSW
  8E End-stage Kidney Disease Treatment Decisions in Vulnerable Patients-A Palliative Approach° (Repeats at 7E) Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
  8F Ask the Professor Janet L. Abrahm, MD
  8G Managing Fatigue in Cancer Patients° Carlos Fernandez-Robles, MD
  8H Working on an Inpatient Palliative Care Unit Kate J. Baccari, MS, PA-C
Linda Drury, BS, PA-C
Courtney Moller, MS, PA-C

 

Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Time

 

Session

Faculty

7:15-8:00   Breakfast  
8:00-8:15   Overview of the Day Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
8:15-9:30 PL5 Bereavement Interview and Structured Debrief° Sue E. Morris, PsyD
9:30-9:45   Break  
9:45-11:00   Breakout Session 9  
  9A End-of-Life Beliefs and Practices from Different Religious Perspectives Gloria Elaine White-Hammond, MD, MDiv
  9B Palliative Care Challenges in Advanced Lung Disease° Jessica B. McCannon, MD
  9C Building a Successful Interdisciplinary Community Robert Warren, MD
  9D Medical Marijuana† Ilana M. Braun, MD
Lida Nabati, MD
  9E Legislative Initiatives to Address the Opioid Crisis* Douglas E. Brandoff, MD
  9F Legal Aspects at the End of Life Rebecca W. Brendel, MD, JD
  9G Existential Distress, Demoralization, and Dignity° David P. Yuppa, MD
  9H Best Practices in Bereavement Care° Sue E. Morris, PsyD
11:00-11:15   Break  
11:15-12:30 PL6 Taking it Home James A. Tulsky, MD
12:30-12:35   Wrap Up Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD