LEND | Pediatric Palliative Care: Focusing on What Matters Most
Date Recorded: 1/20/2017
Last Day to Register: 1/30/2020
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 1/20/20171/20/2020
Pre-Test?No
Post-Test?Yes (75% or better to pass)
*For on-demand programs with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation before the evaluation close date to receive credit.
Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations or materials. The speaker has signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity. Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
Description: This presentation is brought to you through a partnership with LEND and focuses on discussing the basic principles of pediatric palliative care and the needs of pediatric patients with terminal illnesses and their parents. Evidence that supports the need for palliative care as well as barriers to implementation will be discussed. Interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care will be discussed as well.
Keywords: LEND, PALLIATIVE CARE, PEDIATRICS, ONCOLOGY
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
All other participants $0.00 $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1 CEUs by SC AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Physicians $0.00 $0.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pa/PharmD $0.00 $0.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Discuss the basic principles of pediatric palliative care.
Discuss evidence that supports the need for palliative care as well as barriers that exist to it's implementation.
Describe the needs of pediatric patients, and their families, with terminal illnesses.
Describe the services provided by an interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care team.
Identify strategies for integrating palliative care into the care of seriously ill patients and families across all healthcare settings.

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