Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care: Overview, Opportunities, and Challenges

The presentation provides an overview of pediatric palliative and hospice care, including the history and differences between the two levels of care. It explores the definition and practical application of concurrent care legislation and its impact on children and families, as well as explores challenges and barriers that influence timing of pediatric concurrent referrals. In addition, this presentation provides recommendations for structural and staffing components to consider when forming a pediatric hospice program, and explores specialty considerations in caring for pediatric patients, such as those related to medications and special family, ethical, legal, and grief issues.

Available on demand for 1 year from live date; until November 11, 2021
Length: 90 minutes
Continuing Education: 1.5 credits available for a variety of professional boards included with program registration. View the list of board approvals.

Expert panelists: 

David Steinhorn, Pediatric Hospice MD
Amy Calligan, Pediatric Hospice RNCM
Monica Delaney, Hospice Child Life Specialist
Allison Kuchar, Manager, Capital Caring Kids Program  

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