2019 Webinar Series

The 2019 Pediatric Webinar Series is presented by the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC) in collaboration with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California and the Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (GIPPCC).

2019 Webinar Series Flyer

April 16, 2019

Creative Conversations: Advanced Care Planning in Pediatrics – with Deborah A. Lafond, Nurse Practitioner, PANDA Palliative Care Team, Division of Hospitalist Medicine, Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC and Kathy Perko, Program Director, Bridges Pediatric Palliative Care, OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Portland, Oregon

This webinar will discuss creative ways to engage patients and families in discussions to document goals of care and how to mitigate challenges in Advanced Care Planning (ACP).

May 23, 2019
Providing Spiritual Care with Pediatrics – with Rev. Travis C. Overbeck, Chaplain, Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care

This presentation will highlight the role of the chaplain in working with the interdisciplinary team and providing spiritual care to pediatric patients and other children in the family system. Additionally, faith development by age and stage, as well as practical and creative ways to engage pediatrics in conversations around their own spirituality and emotions will be discussed.

June 20, 2019
Ensuring Psychosocial Wellness in School and the Community for the Seriously Ill Child – with Dr. Kathy Davis, Professor of Pediatrics Director, Pediatric Palliative Care, Education and Ethics, University of Kansas Medical Center

July 18, 2019
Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Life-Threatening Illness – with Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

September 19, 2019
Pain Management for Children with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic – with Dr. Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf, FAAP Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, President-Elect of the Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)

October 17, 2019
An Expense Worth Expressing: The Role of Expressive Arts in Pediatric Palliative Care – with Dr. Debra Lotstein, Director, Comfort and Palliative Care Division, Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, Attending Physician, Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

November 21, 2019
Compatible with Life: Rethinking Care of Children with Trisomy 18 – with Nicole C. Hahnlen, Hummingbird Program, Penn State Children’s Hospital and Deana Deeter, Hummingbird Program Manager, Penn State Children’s Hospital


January 22, 2019 (webinar recording coming soon)
Managing Pediatric Seizures at the End of Life – with Dr. Melissa Hunt, Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services. 

February 21, 2019 (webinar recording coming soon)
Don’t You Forget About Me: Caring for Siblings – with Yelena Zatulovsky, VP, Patient Experience, Seasons Healthcare Management, Inc. and Dana Richmond, Bereaved Sibling, Occupational Therapist, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Founder of Elle Foundation Services. 

March 19, 2019 (webinar recording coming soon)
Building Resilience in Children and Caregivers Facing Serious Pediatric Illness- with Dr. Abby R. Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington


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