Assessment and Management of Disruptive Behaviors in Persons with Dementia
The progressions of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias commonly result in the emergence of behavioral disturbances that benefit from a thorough assessment.
Category
  • Non-Pain Symptom Management
  • Disease Trajectories and Prognosis
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.25 CME (physician only)
  • 1.25 Participation
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fellowship Recruitment: Candidate Selection
The AAHPM Fellowship Training Committee, as part of its mission to promote and support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, is pleased to present the second in a series of webinars on how to foster DEI in fellowship recruitment.
Category
  • DEI: Addressing Disparities/Advancing Equity
Format
  • Video
Credits
Competency-Based Medical Education
Learn the background and application of competency-based medical education (CBME) tools in graduate medical education (GME) to enhance your fellows' education and evaluation.
Category
  • Academic/Education Strategies
  • Core Content
Format
  • Video
Credits
Pharmacotherapeutic Micro-Learning Flight: Hospice Deprescribing
Join Mary Lynn McPherson, national Palliative pharmacotherapeutic expert as she navigates learners through this 4-part flight of ~15 minute microlearning sessions designed to address best-practice considerations when deprescribing medications in patients nearing life's end. Validated methodology and evidence to lead critical deprescribing conversations and practice will be shared with key references highlighted for additional learning.
Category
  • Pain Management
  • Medical/Clinical Knowledge
Format
  • Video
  • Self Study
Credits
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 CME (physician only)
  • 1.00 Participation
Hospice Physicians and Government Audits: Documentation, Risk Mitigation, and Advocacy
Hospice Physicians and Government Audits: Documentation, Risk Mitigation, and Advocacy is presented by K. Ellissa Tiller, M.D. FAAHPM, CPE and Hospice Attorney Bryan Nowicki. This activity is planned in the context of one or more of the ABMS/ACGME Competencies and focuses on the hospice audit process, who the auditors are, what they look for, and the key documentation that often drives audit results. The views expressed by Dr. Tiller during the presentation do not necessarily represent the view of the VA or the United States.
Category
  • Regulatory/Public Policy
  • Hospice
Format
  • Video
  • Self Study
Credits
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 CME (physician only)
  • 0.75 Participation
Communications Micro-Learning Flight: Keeping the Connection: Addressing Challenges in Communicating Behind the Masks
Join Rachelle Bernacki, MD MS FAAHPM AGSF, Miguel Paniagua, MD and Stephanie Kiser, MD MPH in this Communications Micro-Learning Flight consisting of three 15-minute micro-learning sessions envisioned to address the pandemic challenges in delivering one of our most vital medical interventions: communication. This activity is designed to share novel skills we have put into practice for communicating "behind the masks", as well as reinforce existing communication principles which are now increasingly vital to providers throughout the healthcare system.
Category
  • Academic/Education Strategies
  • Communication/Teamwork
Format
  • Video
  • Self Study
Credits
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 CME (physician only)
  • 0.75 Participation
Improving Public Messaging about Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care, and Hospice using Evidence-Based Principles
Messaging to the public regarding advance care planning, palliative care and hospice is inconsistent and confusing. Hospice and palliative care specialists are often asked to talk to the public about care for people with serious illness, but most have received little or no training in public messaging or media engagement. This activity reviews the need for improving public messaging about advance care planning, palliative care, and hospice along with the empirical evidence for public attitudes and awareness of these aspects of care for serious illness.
Category
  • Academic/Education Strategies
  • Research/Quality Improvement
  • Hospice
  • Communication/Teamwork
Format
  • Subscription
  • Video
  • Self Study
Credits
In Bad Faith: The Influence of PROP and CDC on Failed National Opioid Policy
Diligent analyses of the causes of overdose deaths attributed to opioids have shown that illegal drug - especially illicit fentalogues and heroin - are the driving force behind these deaths, rather than prescription pain medications. The discussion explores on the negative effects of the CDC Pain Guidelines for patients in chronic pain, including those receiving palliative care, and it offers insight into serious concerns and hopes for balanced national opioid policy in the future.
Category
  • Pain Management
  • Communication/Teamwork
Format
  • Video
  • Self Study
Credits
  • 1.00 CME (physician only)
  • 1.00 Participation
Pediatric to Adult Care Transitions: Between and Across Settings
This activity addresses the complex challenges, barriers and optimal successes in transitioning childhood palliative care patients and families over to adult palliative care and adult services providers. The desired outcome for this activity is to apply, analyze and evaluate a transition model in pediatric to adult transitions for future practice application to improve outcomes in pediatric to adult serious illness care. 
Category
  • Pediatrics
Format
  • Video
  • Self Study
Credits
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 ABP MOC
  • 1.00 CME (physician only)
  • 1.00 Participation
Doctor, Our New Hospice Admission is in Pain! Should I Continue that 32 mg of Buprenorphine or Not?
Substance use disorders (SUD), and especially opioid abuse disorder (OUD) with resulting overdose-related deaths, constitute one of the most significant health crises of modern times.
Category
  • Academic/Education Strategies
  • Research/Quality Improvement
  • Pain Management
  • Communication/Teamwork
Format
  • Subscription
  • Video
  • Self Study
Credits

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