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Palliative Care Resources

A big thanks to all of you who joined our palliative care conference yesterday. I hope that you found it useful to your practice in the ED. For those of you interested in learning more about these topics, I created a list of resources that you may find helpful! Also, I’m attaching the “Goal Setting Conference” pocket card that we handed out yesterday.

Need quick, concise clinical info at the bedside (want to manage dyspnea in a dying patient, have a conversation about code status, prognosticate in a patient with advanced cancer…)

EPERC Fast Facts

Amazing resource for all things EM and pal care


Want to improve your communication skills? The site below was created for oncologists but the skill set is universal. Watch the videos for a great demonstration of these skills in action!


The creators of Oncotalk also wrote a terrific book, Mastering Communication with Seriously Ill Patients: balancing honesty with empathy and hope, if you want to go a step further.

Want to significantly improve your palliative care knowledge and skills?

EPEC-EM course

Written by phil

November 2nd, 2013 at 3:06 pm

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