PCHETA Reintroduced in U.S. Senate
The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate. AAHPM helped develop this legislation to grow the hospice and palliative care workforce, improve awareness, and expand research. Read this press release for AAHPM Board president Tara C. Friedman’s comments.
Attend the Advanced Pain Management Course, August 12
The Advanced Pain Management Course is being held in person, August 12 in Louisville, KY. This full-day, interactive workshop will use didactics, case-based simulations, coaching, and group discussion to immerse attendees in intensive learning about the safe and effective use of ketamine, lidocaine, opioid infusions, and buprenorphine. Learn more and register.
JPSM Seeking Papers for Limited Series - Submit by June 15
The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is inviting papers for a limited series focused on population-based approaches to palliative care. Structured abstracts should be submitted by June 15. Learn more about the paper requirements.
Attend the 2022 Intensive Review Course, August 11-13
The Intensive Review Course is back and in-person, August 11-13 in Louisville, KY. Prepare for your HPM board certification examination or attend to simply further your knowledge, reasoning, judgment skills, and more. View the schedule and register now!
Register Now for Grand Rounds with Martha Twaddle, May 24
Join AAHPM's inaugural Grand Rounds with palliative care legacy expert Dr. Martha Twaddle. She will share her career journey in palliative care during this one hour presentation titled, "First Do No Harm: Caring for Patients Nearing Life's End". Learn more and register.
Elevating Patient and Caregiver Voices using PRO-PMs
In a new blog post by AAHPM’s Quality Committee, read about how to honor the uniqueness of each patient’s story, and help patients and families play an active role in shaping their story’s course while living with serious illness. Learn More.
New AAHPM Learn Activities Available
Three new activities were recently launched in AAHPM Learn: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fellowship Recruitment: Application Evaluation and Interviewing, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fellowship Recruitment: Candidate Selection and Competency-Based Medical Education. These are available as a standalone activity or are available as part of the AAHPM Learn Subscription.
AAHPM Comments on Draft CDC 2022 Opioid Prescribing Guideline
AAHPM submitted comments on the Proposed 2022 CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids. The Academy urged CDC to revise its recommendations to avoid the same patient harms that resulted from the 2016 Guideline, which was misapplied to palliative and end-of-life care despite stated exemptions. Read the Academy’s letter.
Annual Assembly Encore Is Here
Registration for the Annual Assembly Encore experience is available now! Even if you didn't attend the meeting February 9-12, you can still register to gain access to the Annual Assembly platform, poster viewing, and on-demand content. Sessions and posters will be available until June 15. Learn more.
New AAHPM Learn Activity Available
A new activity was recently launched in AAHPM Learn: "Assessment and Management of Disruptive Behaviors in Persons with Dementia". This is available as a standalone activity, or is available as a part of the AAHPM Learn Subscription. 1.25 CME/MOC credits available. Learn more.