Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This popular video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring for your patients. A new video is released each month - stay tuned!
How can palliative care providers manage side effects of steroids?
Thomas O'Neil, MD HMDC; Adam D. Marks, MD
How can advance care planning be moved upstream?
Seiko Izumi, PHD RN FPCN; Patty Webster, MPH; Sarah Hooper, JD
What is the Advanced Comfort Kit?
Shefali Parikh, MD; Gwenn Laragione, RN BSN CCM CHPPN; Dana Dombrowski, MSW LSW
Video: What do we need to know about suicide and suicidal ideation in patients with serious medical illness?
Video: How can we meet the growing need for palliative service across the healthcare industry by providing primary palliative care education?
Timothy B. Short, MD FAAFP FAAHPM; Kenneth R. White, PhD AGACNP ACHPN FACHE FAAN; and Elizabeth K. Patterson, M.Ed
Video: How can medical cannabis be incorporated into palliative care?
Ali John Zarrabi, MD; Kimberly Curseen, MD FAAHPM; Diana Martins-Welch, MD
Video: What is the right approach to antibiotic use in end of life care?
Molly Sinert, PharmD
Video: How can an interdisciplinary team navigate patients with a life limiting complication of opioid use disorder?
Britni Lookabaugh, MD, Jessica Geiger-Hayes, PharmD, Alan Murphy, PhD, and Wendy H. Ungar, Rabbi
Video: What's the deal with blood cancers?
Thomas W. LeBlanc, MD MA MHS FAAHPM and Jason A. Webb, MD
Video: How can we best provide palliative care and end-of-life care for undocumented immigrants in the US?
Ashima Lal, MD
Video: Is your hospice prepared to offer GIP level of care for your patients who need it?
Ruth M. Thomson, DO MBA HMDC FACOI FAAHPM
2018 HPMQ Videos
Video: How can pediatric teams help families and children choose the place of death?
Megan Thorvilson, MD MDIV
Video: If I block his dopamine and stimulate his serotonin, will he feel better?
Allison E. Jordan, MD HMDC
Video: How do I manage people with substance use disorders?
Amy L. Davis, DO MS FACP FAAHPM and Jeremy M. Hirst, MD
Video: I'm confused! Should I be using drugs to treat delirium or not?
David Hui, MD MS MSC
Video: What is the Role of Palliative Care in EHR Documentation Design?
Christian T. Sinclair, MD FAAHPM and April Krutka, DO
Video: What's Important to Know about Mucositis, Pruritus, and Insomnia?
James B. Ray, PharmD, Carla Pies, DNP ARNP A/GNP ACHPN, and William D. Clark, MD
Video: How can the team manage seizures at the end of life?
Mara M. Lugassy, MD
Video: Why do you want to know and why should I trust you?: Cross-cultural (mis)understandings
Marjorie Kagawa Singer, PhD MA MN RN
Video: Can palliative care nephrology meet to address complex decisions in the older CKD patient?
Dale Lupu, PhD MPH, Jane Schell, MD, and Kathryn E. Schueller, MD
Video: How do we diagnose and manage behavioral and psychotic symptoms of dementia vs. delirium in long term care?
Rebecca L. Yamarik, MD FAAHPM and Jennifer Tjiaa, MD MSCE
Video: How is cancer immunotherapy changing the landscape for palliative care and hospice?
Lynn S. Billing, BSN CHPN and Mary K Buss, MD MPH
2017 HPMQ Videos
Video: It's not Alzheimer's...now what do we do?
Mirnova Ceide, MD and Priya Pinto, MD
Video: How do we create practical and relevant advance care planning tools in rural areas and diverse cultures?
Christopher Piromalli, DO MPH; Lisa Marr, MD; Rona Johnson, BSN RN OCN; Stacy Kelley
Video: How do we facilitate the dreaded dialysis discussion?
Aziz Ansari, DO
Video: How do we provide quality care for patients at hight risk for opioid dependence?
Nelia Jain, MD
Video: Is this patient eligible for GIP or continuous care?
Martina Meier, MD
Video: Does clinical coaching help trainees and colleagues?
Juliet Jacobson, MD; Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD; and Cardinale Smith, MD MSCR
Video: What is moral injury and how do we address it with patients?
John Franklin, MD HMDC and Rev. Dr. John M. Schluep
Video: How should we address the clinical and regulatory issues when eligible hospice patients live longer than expected?
Todd Cote, MD HMDC FAAFP FAAHPM
Video: What do palliative care teams need to know about advance care planning billing codes?
Phil Rodgers, MD FAAHPM
Video: Clinical and Ethical Issues in Terminal Gastrointestinal Dysfunction in Children with Severe Neurological Impairment
Jonathan Mullin, MD
Video: Deprescribing: the Who, What, When, Why, and How?
Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD
Want to hear the full session? It's available as an MP3 in the online store.
Video: MACRA and Alternative Payment Models - how do we survive and thrive?
Phil Rodgers, MD FAAHPM
Video: How should we treat dyspnea in advanced disease and end of life?
Meg Campbell, PhD RN FPCN
2016 HPMQ Videos
Video: What do we do about medical marijuana in hospice and palliative care?
Lida Nabati, MD
Video: How can YouTube help us care for those who are grieving?
Shira Amdur, MD and Aparna Seetharama, MD
Video: When and how to use steroids in patients with advanced cancer experiencing pain and nausea? New evidence...
Patrick White, MD FACP
Video: How can cardiologists and palliative care teams work together to address challenges encountered in left ventricular assist device (LVAD) care?
Hunter Groninger, MD FACP FAAHPM and George Ruiz, MD MBA
Video: Who makes the decisions? Unbefriended: Medical decision making for the incapacitated and alone.
Eric Widera, MD FAAHPM
Video: What are we learning about burnout and building resiliency in hospice and palliative care clinicians?
Dio Kavalieratos, PhD
Video: How can hospice and palliative care providers support organ donation and transplant?
Clint Burns, RN
Video: How do we manage decision-making and palliative care for patients with mental illness?
Stephanie Harman, MD FACP
Video: Do we need to update our comfort care order sets? Improving practice from drips to boluses and beyond.
Melissa Bender, MD and Caroline Hurd, MD
Video: What is my key role as a hospice and palliative care clinician in spinal cord compression?
Janet Abrahm, MD FACP FAAHPM
Additional on demand recordings are available to enhance your knowledge and address your practice needs.
Video: Doc, can you stop the Haldol? We don't use it in our skilled nursing facility.
Martina Meier, MD
To learn more about Haldol, the full audio session is part of the 2016 Annual Assembly recording available from Rollin' Recording. Get more updates on medications and practice in hospice and palliative care from the Best of Annual Assembly recordings.
Video: What do I need to know to improve the palliative care of the older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients I see?
Bruce Scott, MD FACP HMDC
View the Diversity and Inclusion page for AAHPM's goals and terminology.