2021 Webinar Series


Announcing the 2021 PPC Webinar Series
Registration is Now Open!

A team from Pennsylvania’s Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC), Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (GIPPCC), Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition of California (CHPCC), Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services, and the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care have collaborated to offer the PPC Webinar Series to raise the visibility of pediatric palliative care and to build clinicians’ competencies and confidence in providing care to children.  CE and group discounts are available.

2021 PPC Webinar Series Flyer

2021 Webinar Series Information and Registration  12:00 PST  |  1:00 MST  |  2:00 CST  |  3:00 EST

Jan 19:  The Use of Telemedicine in Pediatric Palliative Care
Feb 16:  Together in the Sandbox: Palliative Care and Complex Care Partnerships in the Medical Neighborhood  
Mar 16:  Using POLST/MOLST to Engage in Meaningful Conversations in Pediatric Palliative Care 
Apr 20:  Big Pharma – Little People  
May 20:  Transition Planning for the Fully Dependent Child 
Jun 22:  Including and Supporting Siblings in Non-traditional, Multicultural Families 
Jul 20:  Pediatric Concurrent Care: Research Updates
Aug 17:  Increasing Sensitivity in Clinical Practice with the Transgender Population
Sep 23:  Beyond Words: Using Expressive and Integrative Therapies as Communication Tools
Oct 19:  Bereaved Parents View on End-of-Life Care
Nov 16:  Alternative Payment Strategies to Enhance Access to Pediatric Palliative Care 

Monthly Webinar – 2021 Series

January 19, 2021 – The Use of Telemedicine in Pediatric Palliative Care with Kimberly Bower/Blue Shield of California and Rady Children’s Hospital; Debra Lotstein/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Krishelle Marc-Aurele/University of California, San Diego Jacobs Medical Center & Rady Children’s Hospital. 

In this webinar the presenters will define telemedicine (TM) and review what is known about it from the literature. Through sharing examples from two different pediatric palliative care (PPC) practices, they will review key aspects of providing TM and share outcomes from these experiences. They will also look forward to the use of TM in the future as medicine generally, and PPC specifically, adapts to a post-COVID world. 12:00 PST  |  1:00 MST  |  2:00 CST  |  3:00 EST   

Webinar Recordings Available Soon.

  • Oct 2020– Through the Eyes of a Grieving Child – Vicki Jay
  • Nov 2020 – Partnering with Funeral Professionals to Support Families Following the Death of a Child – with Kristin James and Buffy Peters
  • Jan 2019  Managing Pediatric Seizures at the End of Life – with Dr. Melissa Hunt
  • Feb 2019  Don’t You Forget About Me: Caring for Siblings – with Yelena Zatulovsky, Dana Richmond,
  • Mar 2019  Building Resilience in Children and Caregivers Facing Serious Pediatric Illness- with Dr. Abby R. Rosenberg
  • Apr 2019  Creative Conversations: Advanced Care Planning in Pediatrics – with Deborah A. Lafond, Kathy Perko
  • May 2019  Providing Spiritual Care with Pediatrics – with Rev. Travis C. Overbeck
  • Jun 2019  Ensuring Psychosocial Wellness in School and the Community for the Seriously Ill Child with Dr. Kathy Davis
  • Jul 2019  Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Life-Threatening Illness – with Dr. Jennifer Mack
  • Sep 2019  Pain Management for Children with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic – with Dr. Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf
  • Oct 2019  An Expense Worth Expressing: The Role of Expressive Arts in Pediatric Palliative Care – with Dr. Debra Lotstein
  • Nov 2019  Compatible with Life: Rethinking Care of Children with Trisomy 18 – with Nicole C. Hahnlen
  • Jan 2018  Addressing the Spiritual Needs of Children with Dr. Elisha Waldman
  • Feb 2018  Decision Making in Pediatric Palliative Care with Dr. Scott Maurer
  • Mar 2018  Kids Need Care, Too! Developing Collaborations, Competencies and Confidence with Jody Chrastek, Diane Knust
  • Apr 2018  Perinatal Palliative Care with Dr. David Munson
  • May 2018 Concurrent Care: Pediatrics and Complex Care Plans with Shayna Stiles.
  • Jun 2018  Approach to Neurologic Symptom Management in Children at the End of Life with Dr. Audrey Foster-Barber
  • Sep 2018  Transitioning Adolescents into Adult Care with Parag Shah, MD and Rebecca Boudos
  • Nov 2018  Getting a Better Handle on Parents’ Bereavement with Blyth Lord, EdM & Nancy Frumer Styron, JD, psyD.
  • Dec 2018  Deep in the Weeds: Medical Marijuana and Pediatric Palliative Care with Dr. Elissa MilleMay

Since 2018, the Pediatric Palliative Care Webinar Series has been providing high quality educational programming for the entire interdisciplinary team.  These past webinars are now available for viewing.  We encourage you to use these recorded webinars for individual or group staff training, IDT meetings or any time you need to bring an expert into your organization’s training room.

Currently, we are pleased to offer our library of webinar recordings to you free of charge. Click here to view available archived webinars. 

To access archived webinars:
Contact Betsy Hawley:  betsy@ppcc-pa.org to receive access to the webinar link.
Indicate your webinar(s) of interest by referencing the title(s) that you would like to access.