Kids Need Care Too!
July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sponsored by Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program &
Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (GIPPCC)
Elisha Waldman, MD
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
Meggan Mikal, CPNP, APN
Advocate Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL
Build Your Toolkit! Learn the pearls of practice for Adult Hospice and Palliative Medicine Providers who may be asked to help with a pediatric patient in the community setting or during transition of care as a child ages out of pediatric palliative care. And how to collaborate with pediatric teams to build competencies and confidence in caring for kids.
• Identify situations when adult providers might be called upon to provide pediatric care
•Learn key interventions for pain & symptom management of pediatric-specific issues
• Understand how developmental stages & underlying conditions impact issues around communication and decision making for pediatric families
• Describe important legal issues that impact provision of care for children & young adults in hospice & palliative medicine