Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This new video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring for your patients. A new video will be released each month - stay tuned!
Question: When and how to use steroids in patients with advanced cancer experiencing pain and nausea? New evidence..."
Patrick White, MD FACP
Question: 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
Question: Who makes the decisions? Unbefriended: Medical decision making for the incapacitated and alone.
Eric Widera, MD FAAHPM
Question: What are we learning about burnout and building resiliency in hospice and palliative care clinicians?
Dio Kavalieratos, PhD
Question: How can hospice and palliative care providers support organ donation and transplant?
Clint Burns, RN
Question: How do we manage decision-making and palliative care for patients with mental illness?
Stephanie Harman, MD FACP
Question: 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
Question: 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.
Question: 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.
Question: 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.