COVID-19 Resources for Palliative Care Providers

Maintained by Caitlin Brennan, NP, PhD. Last updated Wednesday, April 8th, 2020. The rapid onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has placed an intense call to action on palliative and hospice clinicians to augment their ways of providing care to accommodate the increase in morbidity, mortality, and inpatient admissions associated with the virus. Below, we’ve compiled resources from hospice and palliative

By |2020-04-08T10:23:51-04:00April 6th, 2020|Palliative Care|

Progress and Barriers Bringing Palliative Care to Medicare Advantage Populations

Insights from the September 25th Medicare Advantage Learning Community As a nurse practitioner in palliative care, I am excited. The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) both celebrate their 20-year anniversaries this year. Today, almost three quarters of U.S. hospitals with fifty or more beds report having a palliative care team. ELNEC has trained over 24,000 nurses in train-the-trainer courses. Integrated health

By |2019-11-01T18:00:55-04:00November 1st, 2019|Palliative Care, Value-Based Care|