Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care

PAPC

(#341740)

Directors

J. Andrew Billings, MD
Susan D. Block MD
Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD

When

Thursday-Saturday
September 4-6, 2014

Where

Royal Sonesta Hotel
Cambridge, MA

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Tuition

$850 physicians
$700 nurses, psychologists, allied health professionals
$575 social workers, chaplains, others

CEUs

A maximum of 18
Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with Massachusetts 258 CMR

CMEs

A maximum of 19.25

In Massachusetts
Opioid Education/Pain Management: A maximum of 5.0
End-of-Life Care: A maximum of 18.25

All CMEs are AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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PAPC Schedule

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

Thursday       Friday       Saturday

Topic Tracks

S – Symptom Management
E – Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care
P – Psychosocial and Spiritual Aspects of End-of-Life Care
Q – Quality Assurance
O – Original Research-based Presentation
* – Qualifies in Massachusetts for Risk Management in Opioid and Pain Management
All sessions qualify in Massachusetts for Risk Management in End-of-Life Care (except for overviews of the day).

Thursday – September 4, 2014

 

 

Time

Session

Faculty

Topic

7:30–8:00 Registration and Breakfast    
8:00–8:30 Welcome, Introduction, and Overview of the Course and Day Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Eva H. Chittenden, MD
 
8:30–9:45 Plenary: Prognostication in Serious Illness Alexander K. Smith, MD, MPH P
9:45–10:00 Break    
10:00–11:15 Breakout Session 1    
  1A Care of Patients with Advanced Cardiac Disease Akshay Desai, MD, MPH S
  1B Talking about Serious News Jane deLima Thomas, MD
Amanda Moment, LICSW
P
  1C Pharmacotherapy of Pain* Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD
S
  1D Identifying Opportunities for Collaboration between Oncology and Palliative Care Tracy Balboni, MD, PhD
Kathy Selvaggi, MD, MS
P, Q
  1E Mind/Body Medicine in Palliative Care Ann Webster, PhD P
11:15–11:30 Break    
11:30–12:45 Breakout Session 2    
  2A Opioid Abuse and Misuse in Palliative Care* Lida Nabati, MD
Joji Suzuki, MD
S, P
  2B Decoding Code Status Discussions Eva H. Chittenden, MD P
  2C Managing Neuropathic Pain* Mihir M. Kamdar, MD S
  2D Cultural Issues in Palliative Care Alexander K. Smith, MD, MPH P
  2E Depression and Anxiety in Palliative Care Marshall Forstein, MD S, P
12:45–1:45 Lunch on Your Own    
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1:45–3:00 Plenary: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Structured Tool to Elicit Goals and Values: The Serious Illness Care Program Rachelle E. Bernacki, MD, MS O, Q
3:00–3:15 Break    
3:15–4:30 Breakout Session 3    
  3A Delirium at the End of Life: Impact on Patients and Caregivers Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH S
  3B Management of Common Non Pain Symptoms in Palliative Care (Repeated at 4B) Erica Wilson, MD
Kathleen P. Doyle, MD
S
  3C Psychological Challenges in the Care of Young Adults and Their Families Karen Fasciano, PsyD P
  3D A Comprehensive Review of Methadone* Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD
S
  3E Using the Serious Illness Care Guide Rachelle E. Bernacki, MD, MS
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
P
4:30–4:45 Break    
4:45–6:00 Breakout Session 4    
  4A Palliative Care Emergencies Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH S
  4B Management of Common Non Pain Symptoms in Palliative Care (Repeated at 3B) Erica Wilson, MD
Kathleen P. Doyle, MD
S
  4C Case-Based Ethical Dilemmas Robert Truog, MD E
  4D Palliative Care in the Homeless Population James J. O’Connell, MD S, P
  4E Outpatient Palliative Care Corinne Alexander, MD
Bridget R. Franciose, ANP- BC, ACHPN
Simone P. Rinaldi, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN
P, Q
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Friday – September 5, 2014

 

 

Time

Session

Faculty

Topic

7:30–8:00 Breakfast    
8:00–8:15 Overview of the Day Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Eva H. Chittenden, MD
 
8:15–9:30 Plenary: Advanced Illness Management: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going? Brad Stuart, MD P, Q
9:30–9:45 Break    
9:45–11:00 Breakout Session 5    
  5A Part 1 of 2. Misunderstandings about Prognosis: An Approach for Palliative Care Consultants When the Patient Does Not Seem to Understand What Was Said (must take both parts, 5A and 6A) Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH
Juliet Jacobsen, MD
Jane deLima Thomas, MD
P
  5B "Difficult" Families Guy Maytal, MD P
  5C Practical Aspects of Pediatric Palliative Care Richard D. Goldstein, MD S, P
  5D Legal Aspects at the End of Life, Especially Withholding and Withdrawing Life Sustaining Treatments Rebecca Brendel, MD, JD E
  7E Interventional Approaches to Pain Management* Elizabeth Rickerson, MD S
11:00–11:15 Break    
11:15–12:30 Breakout Session 6    
  6A Part 2 of 2. Misunderstandings about Prognosis: An Approach for Palliative Care Consultants When the Patient Does Not Seem to Understand What Was Said (must take both parts, 5A and 6A) Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH
Juliet Jacobsen, MD
Jane deLima Thomas, MD
P
  6B "Difficult" Patients Guy Maytal, MD P
  6C ABCs of Hospice Stephanie Patel, MD P
  6D Hypercoagulable Syndromes and the New Anticoagulants in End-Stage Diseases Rachel P. Rosovsky, MD, MPH S, Q
  6E Advanced Care: Bringing Palliative Care to Home and Community Brad Stuart, MD S, P
12:30–1:30 Lunch on Your Own    
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1:30–2:45 Plenary: Palliative Care for the Surgical Patient Zara Cooper, MD, MSc S, Q
2:45–3:00 Break    
3:00–4:15 Breakout Session 7    
  7A Palliative Care and End-Stage Renal Disease Robert A. Cohen, MD S
  7B Medical Marijuana: What Clinicians Need to Know Ilana M. Braun, MD S, Q
  7C Reflecting on End of Life through Poetry Amy Ship, MD P
  7D Conflictual Family Meetings in the ICU Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Philip Higgins, LICSW
P
  7E Cognitive Assessment as a Sixth Vital Sign Marshall Forstein, MD S, P, Q
4:15–4:30 Break    
4:30–5:45 Breakout Session 8    
  8A Palliative Care in the ICU Eva H. Chittenden, MD S, P
  8B Challenges in Management of Advanced Dementia Helen Chen, MD S, P
  8C When Your Patient Asks: How Do I Talk with My Kids? Cynthia W. Moore, PhD P
  8D Patient Requests to Hasten Death: Assessment and Management Susan D. Block, MD P, E
  8E Sexuality Issues in Palliative Care Patients and Their Families Sharon L. Bober, PhD P
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Saturday – September 6, 2014

 

 

Time

Session

Faculty

Topic

7:30–8:00 Breakfast    
8:00–8:15 Overview of the Day Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Eva H. Chittenden, MD
 
8:15–9:15 Plenary: Bereavement

8:15–9:00 Interview
9:00–9:15 Structured Debrief

Susan D. Block, MD P
9:15–9:30 Break    
9:30–10:45 Breakout Session 9    
  9A Conflict Resolution in the Interdisciplinary Team Corinne Alexander, MD
Todd Hultman, PhD, APRN-BC, ACHP
Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW
Q
  9B Best Practices in Bereavement Care Sue Morris, MCP P, Q
  9C Psychiatric Issues in Patients with Advanced Disease David Yuppa, MD P
  9D Spiritual Care of Patients with Advanced Illness: Associations with Quality of Death and Medical Care at the End of Life Tracy Balboni, MD, PhD
Katrina M. Scott, MDiv, BCC-HPCC
P
  9E Making Work Sustainable Heidi Blake, MD
Amanda Moment, LICSW
P
10:45–11:00 Break    
11:00–12:00 Closing Plenary: Evidence-Based Palliative Care: Important Scientific Advances in the Last Year Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Eva H. Chittenden, MD
Q
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