Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care

PCFHI

(#734554-1702)

Directors

Eva Chittenden, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD

When

Thursday-Saturday
March 16-18, 2017

Where

Colonnade Hotel
Boston, MA

Tuition

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

CMEs

Earn up to 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In Massachusetts
Opioid Education/Pain Management Credits: A maximum of 2.00
End-of-Life Care Credits: A maximum of 2.00

CNEs

A maximum of 20.50 Continuing Nursing Education hours will be awarded.

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PCFHI Schedule

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

Thursday       Friday       Saturday


* - Sessions which qualify for Opioid Education and Pain Management Training credits are marked with an asterisk
° - Sessions qualify for End-of-Life Care Studies credits are marked with a degree symbol

 

Thursday – March 16, 2017

 

Time

 

Session Name

Faculty

7:15-8:00   Registration and Breakfast  
8:00-8:45 PL1 Plenary: Welcome and Introduction to Palliative Care Eva Chittenden, MD
8:45-9:45 PL2 Plenary: Prognostication Rachelle Bernacki, MD
9:45-10:15   Break  
10:15-12:00 LG1 Communication Skills in Serious Illness 1: Giving Prognostic Information and Late Goals of Care Discussions James Tulsky, MD
12:00-1:00   Lunch on your own  
1:00-2:00 PL3 Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Hospice, but Were Afraid to Ask° JoAnne Nowak, MD
2:00-2:15   Travel Time  
2:15-3:30 1A Opioid Mini-topics: PCAs, Drips, Naloxone* (Repeats at 2A) Bridget Scullion, PharmD
Shane Volney, MD
2:15-3:30 1B Managing Dyspnea, Nausea, and Thirst in the Hospitalized Patient (Repeats at 2B) Mihir Kamdar, MD
April Zehm, MD
2:15-3:30 1C Managing Delirium in the Hospitalized Patient (Repeats at 2C) Mary Buss, MD, MPH
2:15-3:30 1D Understanding and Managing the Angry Patient and Family Guy Maytal, MD
3:30-3:45   Break  
3:45-5:00 2A Opioid Mini-topics: PCAs, Drips, Naloxone* (Repeats at 1A) Elizabeth Rickerson, MD
Bridget Scullion, PharmD
3:45-5:00 2B Managing Dyspnea, Nausea, and Thirst in the Hospitalized Patient (Repeats at 1B) Mihir Kamdar, MD
April Zehm, MD
3:45-5:00 2C Managing Delirium in the Hospitalized Patient (Repeats at 1C) Mary Buss, MD, MPH
3:45-5:00 2D Addressing Psychological and Existential Distress in the Hospitalized Patient Guy Maytal, MD
5:00-5:15   Travel Time  
5:15-6:00 LG2 Meet the Professor: Bring Your Tough Pain and Symptom Management Cases Janet Abrahm, MD
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Friday – March 17, 2017

 

Time

 

Session Name

Faculty

7:15-8:00   Breakfast  
8:00-8:45 PL4 Code Status: Facts and Fictions Julia Ragland, MD
8:45-9:45 PL5 DNR in the 21st Century - Who's Choice and When? Martha Jurchak, PhD, RN
Anthony Massaro, MD
9:45-10:15   Break  
10:15-12:00 LG3 Communication Skills in Serious Illness 2: How to Help Patients and Families Get "Unstuck" Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
12:00-1:00   Lunch on Your Own  
1:00-2:00 PL6 Imminent Death: Treating Symptoms and Counseling Families° Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
2:00-2:15   Travel Time  
2:15-3:30 3A Negotiating Conflict in the Family Meeting: Structured Communication Exercise Andrew J. Lawton, MD
Jennifer A. Shin, MD
2:15-3:30 3B Negotiating Conflict in the Family Meeting: Structured Communication Exercise Corinne Alexander, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD
2:15-3:30 3C Negotiating Conflict in the Family Meeting: Structured Communication Exercise Eva Chittenden, MD
Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
2:15-3:30 3D Negotiating Conflict in the Family Meeting: Structured Communication Exercise Joshua R. Lakin, MD
Jane deLima Thomas, MD
3:30-3:45   Break  
3:45-5:00 4A The Importance of Addressing Spirituality in the Seriously Ill Hospitalized Patient Andrea Enzinger, MD
Katrina Scott, MDiv
3:45-5:00 4B Bereavement Outcomes: Can Hospital-based Clinicians Ease Family Bereavement? Sue Morris, PsyD
3:45-5:00 4C Conflict Resolution with Subspecialty Colleagues: Coming to Consensus on Goals of Care Nancy Cochran, MD
Robert Cohen, MD, MSc
Kristen Schaefer, MD
3:45-5:00 4D Fostering Resilience while Caring for the Seriously Ill Diana Dill, EdD
Kathleen P. Doyle, MD
5:00-5:15   Travel Time  
5:15-6:00 LG4 Meet the Professors: Bring Your Tough Communication Cases Corinne Alexander, MD
Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH
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Saturday – March 18, 2017

 

Time

 

Session Name

Faculty

7:15-8:00   Breakfast  
8:00-9:00 LG5 Taking it Home: Creating an Action Plan for Your Clinical Setting Jeffrey Greenwald, MD
9:00-9:15   Break  
9:15-10:15 PL7 Advanced Heart Failure: Prognosis, Disease Trajectory, and Device Discussions Charlotta Lindvall, MD, PhD
10:15-11:15 PL8 End-stage Renal Disease: Prognosis, Disease Trajectory, and Dialysis Conversations Robert Cohen, MD, MSc
11:15-11:30   Break  
11:30-12:30 PL9 Advanced Dementia: Prognosis, Disease Trajectory and Decisions about Artificial Feeding Helen Chen, MD
12:30-1:30 PL10 Surgical Culture and Palliative Care Zara Cooper, MD, MSc
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