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Mar 2018
Mar 2018


Hynes Convention Center 415 Summer Street Boston , Massachusetts 02210
Tel: (617) 954-2000
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AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly - American Academy Of Hospice And Palliative Medicine & Hospice And Palliative Nurses Association






Event Overview:

The Annual Assembly, presented by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), is a 3-day event that brings together more than 3,400 of your colleagues and peers to share research, clinical best practices, and practice-related guidance to advance the specialty and improve patient care.

Attendee Information:

Impact the care of your patients.

Approach your patients' care with the latest scientific research, and share your new knowledge with your hospice and palliative care team to provide optimal care.

Make connections with colleagues.

Connect with 3,400 hospice and palliative care professionals who face similar challenges as you. Share best practices, ask burning questions, and build relationships.

Reignite your passion!

Rediscover why you entered the hospice and palliative care field and bring the passion and energy you gained back home to inspire your team.

Exhibitor Information:

Exhibiting at the Annual Assembly offers you concentrated exposure to more than 3,000 physicians and nurses involved in hospice and palliative medicine. Meet one-on-one with these leaders to discuss the relationships your products and services have to the field of hospice and palliative medicine.

Make your plans now to exhibit at the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, March 14-17, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. This is your opportunity to influence the leading physicians and nurses that are committed to furthering and fostering the practice of hospice and palliative care for the terminally ill and their families. These physicians and nurses are involved in the specialty areas of:

  • Family Practice
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • And others

About AAHPM:

AAHPM is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses, and other healthcare providers. Since 1988, the Academy has dedicated itself to advancing hospice and palliative medicine and improving the care of patients with serious illness. Our activities focus on education and training, resources, networking, and advocacy.


Mar 13   

4–7 pm 


Mar 14   

6:30 am–7 pm 


8 am–5 pm 

Hospice Medical Director Update and Exam Prep (P01)
Crossno, Faulkner, Martin, Quijada

VitalTalk: Intensive Small Group Training - Addressing Goals of Care  (P02)
Speakers TBD

8 am–5:30 pm

Palliative Nursing Leadership Intensive (P03)
Dahlin, Coyne

ACHPN Certification Review: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (P04)

8 - 11:45 am

HPM Fellowship Directors Program: Managing the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Expert Strategies for the Assessment and Remediation of Palliative Care Fellows (P05)
deLima Thomas, Edgar, Herman, Co, Arnholz

AAHPM Leadership Forum: Ignite - Utilizing StrengthsFinder Leadership Strategies to Increase the Performance of You and Your Team in Palliative Care and Hospice Settings (P06)

Providing Palliative Care to Patients and Families with Preexisting Mental Health and Substance Use Issues (P07)
Stein, Leff, Pincus, Remke, Hilliard

ABCs of MOC and Board Exam Prep (P08)
Blais, Pomerantz, Paniagua, Ahlswede, Mazzurco

Tsunami Preparedness: Developing Dementia Capable Palliative and Hospice Care Skills (P09)
McLean, Gallagher

Right Sizing Medication Regiments in Serious Illness: Doing the Prescribing and Deprescribing Dance (P10)
McPherson, Walker, Pruskowski, Talebreza

Building a Palliative Care Clinic: Lessons from Real Life (P11)
Finlay, Buss, Newport, Gurfolino, Owens, Newhouse, Jones, Kilpatrick

The Opioid Crisis and Palliative Care: Tools and Strategies to Help Turn the Tide (P12)
Lockman, Patel, Broglio, Kullgren, Calton

9am - Noon

A Morning at the Museum: Using Art to Find Meaning and Enhance Teaching (P13)
Morrison, Wood

1:15 - 5 pm

Jump Starting Culture Change - Engaging Students, Trainees, and Clinicians in a Transdisciplinary Approach (P14)
Ajayi, Gardner, Moore, Reidy, Wirenga

AAHPM Leadership Forum: Ignite - Utilizing DISC Behavioral Styles to Increase Leadership and Team Effectiveness in Palliative Care and Hospice Settings (P15)

Managing Pain in the Face of Substance Misuse: Practical Approaches and Tools in the Palliative Care and Hospice Settings (P16)
Scullion, Kematick, Gorman, Brandoff, Selvaggi, Matthews, Lucas, Moment

Overcoming Barriers to Better Billing: Maximizing Revenue to Sustain and Grow Your Palliative Care Program (P17)
Rodgers, Jones, von Gunten, Acevedo

Caging the Beast: Wrestling with Difficult Pain Syndromes in Serious Illness (P18)
McPherson, Davis, Sloan

Navigating Your Specialty Palliative APRN Career (P19)
Foxwell, Reville, Root, Tycon

We Built It...They All Came...Now How to Keep from Drowning? Pediatric Palliative Care Program Development 202: Skills in Your Toolbox for Growth and Sustainability (P20)
Kang, Lotstein, Humphrey, Klick, Williams

Oncologist in My Pocket: What the Hospice and Palliative Clinician Needs to Know About Hematology/Oncology (P21)
Newport, Sivendran, LeBlanc, Kim, Jones

4:30–5:30 pm

AAHPM and HPNA New Member and First-Timer Reception

AAHPM Physicians-in-Training Reception

5:30-7:30 pm

Opening Reception with Exhibits and Posters

7:30-8:30 pm

Giving Back to Boston: Community-Buidling Project with Live Music

Mar 15   

6:30 am-5:30 pm


6:30-7 am

Mindfulness Meditation

7-7:45 am

Continental Breakfast

7-8 am

A Trial of Early Palliative Care for Serious Illness: Results from the LifeCourse Lay Healthcare Worker Intervention (TH300)
Anderson, Betzner, Bingham, Taghon

Harnessing the Power of Telemedicine in Palliative Care from Childhood to Adulthood: The Why and How (TH301)
Ajayi, Doshi, Thienprayoon, Bower, Tate, Short

Fetal Positions - Empowering the Role of Palliative Care in Maternal-Fetal Treatment Centers (TH302)

Should I Unplug the Phones Again: Understanding the Government Hospice Audits and "Pre-tecting" Your Organization Through Robust Provider Documentation (TH303)
White, young, Jacobs, Jones

Counting Sheep: A Rational Approach to Managing Insomnia (TH305)
Pruskowski, Dalbey, Prommer

Five Steps to Build an Effective Payer-Provider Partnership for Innovative Palliative Care Models (TH306)
Dave, Bharadwaj, Gualtieri-Reed, Lustbader, Smith

Neurology 101: Wrapping a Palliative Head Around Neurological Disease (TH307)
Medilk, McFarlin, Leff

Paper Sessions (TH308)

8:15-10 am

Plenary Session (101)
Good Enough Now: How Doing the Best We Can with What We Have is Better Than Nothing
Jessica Pettitt, MEd CSP

10-10:45 am

Exhibits and Posters in Exhibit Hall

10:45-11:45 am

Advance Care Planning: Moving from Words to Action (TH310)

In Pursuit of Excellence: Post-Licensure Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care (TH311)
Donesky, Bailey, Doorenbos, Fink, Hurd, Kitko

California's End-of-Life Option Act: What Can We Learn from One Year of Legalization? (TH312)
Koenig, Petrillo, Cain, Cohn, Thomas

If We Knew Then What We Know Now: Lessons Learned from Payer-Provider Partnerships for Community-Based Palliative Care (TH313)
Meyers, Rabow, Kerr

Secrets of Getting Your Interdisciplinary Journal Article Published (TH314)
Casarett, Ferrell

From the Preverbal Infant to the Nonverbal Adult: Increasing Your Delirium Recognition and Treatment Skill Set in Challenging Pediatric and Adult Patients (TH315)
Jacobowski, Buxton, Casas.

Taking Psychedelics Seriously (TH316)
Byock, Grob

Walking the Line Between Hope and Hype: Palliative Care in the Era of New and Expensive Neuromuscular Therapies for Children and Adults (TH317)
Noritz, Feudtner

Joining Forces with the Emergency Department: Successful Programs, Initiatives, and Emerging Practices (TH318)
Goett, Lamba, Wang, Aberger, Schultz

A Year in Review: Six Hot Topics in Surgical Palliative Care (TH319)
Kopecky, Johnson, Hutson

Paper Sessions (TH320-321)

Case Session (TH322)

11:45 am-12:45 pm

AAHPM Community Meetings
Bereavement Developing Community
Black Professionals/Patients/Families in HPM Forum
East and South Asian Patients/Families/Professionals in HPM Forum
Informatics Developing Community
Kidney Forum
Latino Professionals/Patients/Families in HPM Forum 
Neuropalliative Developing Community
Physician Assisted Death Forum
Rehabilitation Forum

HPNA Community Meetings
Certification SIG
Public Policy/State Ambassador SIG

11:45 am-1:15 pm

Exhibits and Posters

All attendees - Lunch on your own

Noon-1:15 pm

HPCC Certification Recognition Luncheon

1:30-2:30 pm

The Practice of Palliative Medicine in Developing Countries - Part One (TH330)

Conversations That Matter: A Deeper Dive Through Head, Heart, and Action (TH331)

Not On Our Turf - You Have to Get the Patient Out of Here Before He Dies! Fidning a Place for the Good Death (TH332)
Meier, Talebreza, Prommer

Cultivating Opportunities for Reflection: Teaching the Art of Debriefing (TH333)
Govindan, Keefer, Malas, Murphy, Saul, Riotte, Hollenkamp, Firn

Hospice Collaboration and Integration Within Large Healthcare Systems (TH334)
Lagnese, Arnold, Weinberg, King, Ivanko

Developing Goals of Care for Your Organization: Strategic Planning for the Palliative Care Professional (TH335)
Kamal, Dahlin

Drug Abuse and Diversion in Pediatric Palliative Care - What You Should Know, What You Can Do, and What You Can Learn from Our Multisite Experience (TH336)
Miller, Humphrey, Thienprayoon

Not Just Cutting It - A Successful Interprofessional Cooperation Between Palliative Care, Pain, and Neurosurgery in the Treatment of Intractable Cancer Pain (TH337)
Tellem, Strauss, Hochberg, Sobol

Winning Hearts and Minds: The Challenges and Successes of Outpatient Palliative Care for Patients with Heart Failure (TH338)
Klinedinst, Tycon

Where Palliative Care and Nephrology Meet - Complex Decisions in the Older CKD Patient (TH339)
Lupu, Moss, Schell, Schueller, Cheung

Paper Sessions (TH340-341)

Case Session (TH342)

3-4 pm

Public Policy Forum: Fighting for Your Patients and Your Profession: Grassroots Advocacy in an Era of High-Stakes Healthcare Transformation (TH350)
Edmonds, Ramthun, Fresina, Tatum

State of the Science in Pediatric Palliative Care (TH351)
Ragsdale, Hwang, Humphrey, Miller, Thaxton, Webster, Parente

Diversity and Inclusion Forum: Why Do You Want to Know and Why Should I Trust You?: Implicit Messaging in Cross-Cultural (Mis)Understandings (TH352)

Book Club Discussion (TH353)
Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life by Jessica Zitter

2018 Nessa Coyle Palliative Nursing Leadership Lecture: The Road Less Traveled: Navigating a Career in Palliative Nursing (TH354)

4:30-5:30 pm

Swimming Upstream Successfully: The Nuts and Bolts of Community-Based Palliative Care Programs Operated by Hospices (TH361)
Twohig, West, Hooper, Ritzau

iDeath: Goals of Care for Our Social Media Image (TH362)
Buxton, Rohrer

Going from Casual Dating to a Long-Term Commitment: Adding a Pharmacist to Your Team (TH363)
Lockman, Broderick, Geiger-Hayes, Uritsky, von Gunten

New Drugs and Drug News: The 411 and Implications for Palliative Care (TH364)

Finding Words That Matter: Rekindling Our Purpose in Health Care Through Poem-Making (TH365)
Keyssar, Rabow

Whose Decision Is It Anyway: What to Do When Adolescents and Parents Don't Agree on a Medical Plan (TH366)
Brook, Radbill

Measuring What Matters Forum
Circling the Dragon - Taming Health IT Systems to Measure What Matters (TH367)
Kamal, Rotella, Ast, Matzo, Lindley

'And Yet It Was a Blessing': Psychodynamic Insights for Well-Being While Coping with Serious Illness (TH368)
Brenner, Emanuel, Cramer, Sonnefeld

Transplantation Ethics and the Role of Palliative Medicine (TH369)
Toevs, Taylor, Beets, Gross 

Paper Sessions (TH370-371)

Case Session (TH372)

5-7 pm

Exhibits, Job Fair, and Posters in Exhibit Hall

5:45-7:15 pm

AAHPM SIG Meetings
Early Career Professionals SIG
Ethics SIG
Osteopathic SIG
Outpatient Palliative Care SIG
Pediatrics SIG
Physician Assistants SIG
Psychosocial and Mental Health SIG
Safety Net SIG
Senior Clinicians SIG
Veterans SIG

HPNA SIG Meetings
Acute Care SIG
Community Based SIG
Diversity SIG
Education SIG
Emergency Department SIG
Heart Failure SIG

Mar 16   


Mindfulness Meditation

7 am-5 pm


7-8 am

National Consensus Project (NCP) Community-Based Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care (FR401)
Sullivan, Ferrell, Twaddle, Melnick

#PallTech: Leveraging Digital Resources in Hospice and Palliative Care (FR402)
Daubman, Rosenberg, Zhang, Morris, Yeh

Up-to-the-Minute Billing, Coding, and Compliance Updates for 2018 and Beyond (FR403)
Jones, Acevedo, Kamal

If I Block His Dopamine and Stimulate His Serotonin, Will He Feel Better? Palliative Psychopharmacology (FR404)
Jordan, Irwin, Pruskowski, Hirst, Prommer

Hitting the Sweet Spot: Practical Tips for Navigating the Opioid Crisis in Outpatient Palliative Care (FR405)
Patel, Lockman, Broglio, Calton, Kullgren

Introduction to a Novel Social Media-Based Meaning Intervention for Caregivers of Children and Adolescents Receiving Palliative Care (FR406)
Levy, Grant, Byrwa, Depner, Tenzek

'This May Be Recorded for Quality Assurance': Approaches to Practice Fidelity in Telehealth Palliative Care (FR407)
Yamarik, Dionne-Odom, Marr

Hot Topics Over Hot Coffee (FR408)
Cooney, Cote, Garretson, Knower, Talebreza, Voskanian, White

It Takes a Village: Building A Culture of Mentoringship (FR409)
Lamba, Wolfe, Sudore, Buckholz, Radwany

8:15-10 am

Plenary (102)
Solace: The Art of Asking the Beautiful Question
David Whyte, poet, author, speakerBJ Miller, MD, Zen Hospice Project

10:45-11:45 am

PC-FACS: Year in Review (FR410)
Davis, Arnold

Staying Inside the Lines While Thinking Outside the Box: Challenges in Providing Pediatric End-of-Life Care on General Inpatient Units at Quaternary Children's Hospitals (FR411)
Johnson, Trowbridge, Thorvilson, McLay, Dombrowski

Is NPO the Only Option? An Innovative Research-Based Framework for Oral Intake Recommendations in the Seriously Ill (FR412)
Misra, Ashford, Leyhew

When Daddy is Dying: Facilitating Family-Centered Adult Goals of Care Discussions (FR413)
Stowers, Charlton, Vandermeer

Insuring Alignment of Our Practices and Personal Health Behaviors: An Employee Incentive Plan to Encourage Advance Care Planning (FR414)
Byock, Gonzales

Neither Gone nor Here: Coping with Personality Change and Loss of Identity in Neurologic Disease (FR415)
Daly, Kramer, Mendlik, Pomerleau, Ariemma

What's Lost in Translation: A Structured Series of Dialogues Exploring Challenges Experienced by Medical Interpreters Providing End-of-Life Care and Offering Strategies to Overcome Them (FR416)
Abrahm, Solis, Ma, Goldhirsch

Substance Use Disorders 101 for the Palliative Care Specialist (FR417)
Davis, Prommer, Irwin, Hirst

Being in Two Places at Once: Utilizing Clinical Video Telemedicine Technology to Provide Remove Hospice/Palliative Care Services (FR418)
Franklin, Vuococo, Blakley, Bray-Hall, Bushor

Paper Sessions (FR419-420) 

Case Sessions (FR421-422)

11:45 am-1:30 pm

Lunch on your own
Exhibits and Poster in Exhibit Hall

12:15-1:15 pm

AAHPM Business Meeting

HPNA Membership Meeting

1:30-2:30 pm

The Practice of Palliative Medicine in Developing Countries - Part Two (FR430)

Half a Shade Braver: Making a Friend of the Unknown (FR431)

Palliative Care: Bringing it Home (FR432)
Guinn, Gilbert-Savi, Dickens

Evolving from Individual Wellness to Departmental Well-Being: How to Achieve Resilience and Longevity in Palliative Medicine (FR433)
Manfredi, Wong, Ramsey-Lucas, Bull, Cho

Pediatric Palliative Care: on the Road to... (FR434)
Thorvilson, Squires, Hwang

Sojourn's Scholars Present in the Expert's Studio: Communication Strategies (FR435)
Campbell, Brody, Lindenberger, Hurd, Kamal

View from the Other Side: What Can We Learn from Palliative Care Professionals Who Became Patients? (FR436)
Keyssar, Fields, Berman, Starks

Parenting with Life-Limiting Illness: Strategies to Support Families with Dependent Children (FR437)
Park, Moore, Hailey, Muriel

Am I Really Good At This? Exploring and Managing the Imposter Phenomenon in Palliative Care (FR438)
A. Lawton, C. Lawton, Stevens, Dietz, Weis

Behavioral and Psychotic Symptoms of Dementia vs. Delirium in Hospice: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management in the Long-Term Care Setting: Part 1 (FR439)
Yamarik, Meier, Tija, Messinger-Rapport

Paper Sessions (FR440-441)

Case Sessions (FR442)

3-4 pm

The "R" Word (Retirement): Planning for Career Transitions and Life After Hospice and Palliative Care (FR450)

"I Don't Qualify for a Liver Transplant - Now What?" What is the Role of Palliative Care in End-Stage Liver Disease (FR451)
Mudumbi, Hoppmann, Bakitas

Incorporating Bereaved Parents as Facilitators and Educators in Teching Principles of Palliatibe and End-of-Life Care (FR452)
Snaman, Kaye, Levine, Clark, Wilcox, Cunningham, Baker

Documentation Design: Palliative Care Notes in the EHR Era (FR453)
Sinclair, Krutka

Speed Dating: Now for Kids! (FR454)
Jones, McPherson, Morgan

Seizure Bootcamp: Everything You Ever Needed to Know to Manage Seizures in End-Stage Disease (FR455)
Lugassy, Kramer, Ahmed, Phillips, Fleming-Damon

When Helping Hurts: Iatrogenic Effects on the Patient-Caregiver Dyad (FR456)
Jones, Christie, Skarf

Is There Accountable Care for Community-Based Programs for the Seriously Ill? (FR457)
Teno, Kelley, Morrison, Sanders

Don't Limit Me: Discussing Serious News with Intellectually Disabled Adults (FR458)
Vega, Hui, Harman, Mildred, Schroeder

Not Quite There Yet: Striving to Create a Diverse and Inclusive Palliative Care Workforce (FR459)
Deamant, Liao, Harris, Soriano, Marr, Brown, Ferguson

Immunotherapy 101 (FR460)
Prommer, Kamal, Buss, Hui

Paper Session (FR461)

Case Session (FR462)

4:30-5:30 pm

The State of HPM Policy: Opportunities to Expnd and Protect Access to Palliative Care and Hospice at the State and Local Levels (FR470)
Sinclair, Peterson, Oakes, Endicott

Cancer Immunotherapy: The Changing Landscape for Palliative Care and Hospice (FR471)
Billing, Waldfogel, Buss, Nesbit

Your Prayers Are Answered: A Simulation-Based Interdisciplinary Curriculum (FR472)
Vergo, Wood, MacMartin, Whang

Partnering with Payers to Meet the Needs of Pediatric Palliative Care Patients (FR473)
Cunningham, Williamson, Baker, Pennington, Young, Bolick, Norton

Behavioral and Psychotic Symptoms of Dementia vs. Delirium in Hospice: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management in the Long-Term Care Setting: Part 2 (FR474)
Yamarik, Meier, Tjia, Messinger-Rapport

Speed Dating with the Pharmacy Ladies: (FR475)
Walker, McPherson

Tears in the Cloud: Facing Serious Illness and Grief in the Digital Age (FR476)
VandeKieft, Hess, Sinclair

Coding and Billing Jeopardy - Play with the Experts (FR477)
Dahlin, Guinn, Monroe

Integrating Palliative Care for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies: Lessons Learned and Strategies to Ease Integration (FR478)
El-Jawahri, Rhodes, LeBlanc, Telles, Temel, Jackson

Scrappy and Resourceful: Multisetting Palliative Care in Rural America (FR479)
Stein, Fratkin, Novak, Reefer, Selvaggi

Anticipating Death in Children and Adults with Childhood Onset Severe Central Nervous System Impairment: A Case Series Review (FR480)
Hauer, Clark, Jarek

Paper Session (FR481)

4:30-6 pm

An Interactive Educational Exchange (FR482)

5:45-7:15 pm

AAHPM SIG Meetings
Education SIG
Fellowship Directors SIG
Global Health SIG
Integrative Medicine SIG
Pharmacotherapy SIG
Program Chiefs SIG
Rural SIG

HPNA SIG Meetings
Bioethics SIG


AAHPM & HPNA Joint Research SIGs


Service of Remembrance and Celebration

Mar 17   

6:30-8 am

Continental Breakfast

7 am-5 pm


7-8 am

Cambia Leadership Lecture Breakfast

8:15-10 am

Plenary Session (103)
The "New" State of the Science: Update in Hospice and Palliative Care
Heather L. Coats, PhD APRN-BC
Laura P. Gelfman, MD MPH

10-10:30 am

Refreshment Break

10:30-11:30 am

Defining the Disease in DT-LVAD: A Comprehensive Approach to a Complex Continuum of Care (SA501)
Wordingham, Woodburn, Hollenbach, Williamson

2018 - Targeting the Pusher: Beyond Going Beyond Senna and Colace for the Management of Constipation in Hospice (SA502)
Fertal, Meier, McPherson, Prommer

Alternative Patment for Palliative Care: Getting from Here to There (SA503)
Silvers, Rodgers, Fields, Meier

Opening the Black Box: How Interventional Radiology Can Help Our Patients in Hospice and Palliative Care(SA504)
Jones, Weinstein

Trauma-Informed Palliative Care: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Assessing and Treating Patients and Families with Trauma- and Stress-Related Symptoms (SA505)
Huang, Dionne-Odom, Bickel, Lelkes, Kvale

Making the Case for the C Suite: Using Leadership Insights and Strategic Resources to Put Your Pediatric Palliative Care Program in PRime Time (SA506)
Kirch, Wolfe, Block

The "SAFEST" Way to Navigate Substance Abuse - A Talking Map for Difficult Situations (SA507)
Childers, Pruskowski, Patel

Paper Session (SA508) 

Case Session (SA509)

11:30 am-1:15 pm

Lunch on your own

AAHPM Community Meetings
Cancer SIG
Emergency Medicine SIG
Geriatrics/Long-Term Care SIG
Heart Failure SIG
Humanities and Spirituality SIG
Substance Abuse and Diversion SIG
Surgical and Perioperative Care SIG

HPNA SIG Meetings
Integrative Care SIG
International SIG
LTC/Geriatrics SIG
Pediatrics SIG
Public Relations SIG

Noon-1:15 pm

Town Hall Session (SA510)
Critical Conversations: Challenges to Clinician Well-Being and Resilience in Hospice and Palliative Care
A town hall session by AAHPM, HPNA, and NHPCO

1:30-2:30 pm

The Practice of Palliative Medicine in Developing Countries - Part Three (SA511)

What I Really Need Right Now Is To Hear from Other Parents with a Child Like Mine (SA512)
Lord, Duncan, Joselow, O'Mailey

"What Do You Mean You Are Going to Stop the Statin?!" Communication Techniques for Deprescribing (SA513)
Pruskowski, McPherson, Holmes

"I Have a Terrible Sore Throat, I'm Itching, and I Haven't Slept in Days": Pharmacopalliation of Mucositis, Pruritus, and Insomnia in Hospice and Palliative Care Patients (SA514)
Ray, Pies, Clark

Ketamine and Depression: Is It Ready for Primetime? (SA515)
Prommer, Irwin, Hirst

A Guide for Palliative Medicine Clinicians Taking Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients Using a Whole Person Care Approach (SA516)
O'Mahony, Jones, Mellman, Scott, Elk, Hinrichs, Maingi, Kolieboi

Air Out There: Options for Noninvasive Respiratory Supports and Safe Transitions from ICU to Hospice (SA517)
Goodman, Chen, Scott

Paper Session (SA518) 

Case Session (SA519)

2:45-3:45 pm

Ready, Set, Go: Preparing for Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care (SA520)
Head, Pfeifer, Schapmire

Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking: Ethical Analysis and Clinical Approach (SA521)
Marks, Chargot

I'm Confused! Should I Be Using Drugs to Treat Delirium or Not? (SA522)
Hui, Prommer, McPherson, Davis

Watch Your Mouth: Expanding Awareness of Clinical Language to Promote Quality Care and Culture Change (SA523)
Kelemen, Altilio, Groninger, Leff

Who Will Speak for Me? The Growing Trend of the Unbefriended Elderly Population and its Effect on End-of-Life Care (SA524)
Vickey, Darr

Global Palliative Care: Improving the Quality of Spiritual Care in Global Palliative Care (SA525)
Puchalski, Ferrell, Pettus, Flohr

Moving Forward Together: Enhancing the Oncologist-Palliative Care Clinician Relationship for Comanagement Care Models (SA526)
Epstein, Campbell, Fahy-Chandon, Cammy, Jones, Chow, Finlay

Paper Session (SA527) 

3:45 pm


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