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Event: Pediatric Palliative Care Curriculum

When:


Location:

Roger Sherman Auditorium
Akron Children's Hospital
3rd floor

2016 Schedule

Jan. 6:  An Empty Lantern Provides No Light: Refueling through Self-Care - Stephanie Allen, MSN

Feb. 3:  The Invisible Child: Understanding the Experiences of Siblings in the World of Chronic Illness - Laura Gerak, PhD

March 2:  I’m 17 and It’s My Body! Ethics of Adolescent Communication - Cassandra Hirsh, DO

April 6:  What Exactly Does a Chaplain Do Anyway? - Karen Ballard, MCM, BCC

May 4:  For Sale, Baby Shoes Never Worn: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care - Marlene Hardy-Gomez, CNP  LOCATION UPDATE:  This session will meet in the Considine Auditorium

June 1:  Do We Really Need Another Family Meeting? - Mona Raed, MD

July 6:  Introduction to Palliative Care          

August 3: Is My Patient Suffering? Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Dying

September 7: Cultural Considerations

October 5: Expressive Therapy

November 2: Adolescents and Children Facing Death

December 7: You Can’t Fix It but Don’t Make It Worse: Supporting Grievers Where They Are

2017

January 4: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Disclosure and Other Hot Ethics Topics

February 1: Disability Ethics/Chronic Sorrow

March 1: Suffering All around Me, How Do I Keep Bouncing Back? Building Resiliency in a Trauma Exposed Environment

April 5: Never Too Young to Know Loss: Children’s Grief and Bereavement

May 3: Enhanced Communication

June 7: An Empty Lantern Provides No Light: Refueling through Self-Care - Stephanie Allen, MSN

July 5: Pain and Symptom Management

August 2: The Invisible Child: Understanding the Experiences of Siblings in the World of Chronic Illness  - Laura Gerak, PhD

September 6: Ethics of Adolescent Communication - Cassandra Hirsh, DO

October 4: Chaplaincy/Spirituality - Karen Ballard, MCM, BCC

November 1: For Sale, Baby Shoes Never Worn: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care  - Marlene Hardy-Gomez, CNP

December 6: Family Meetings

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron (dba Akron Children's Hospital) is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Akron Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information, contact:
Lisa Long
Office Coordinator
Palliative Care
330-543-3969
llong@chmca.org


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