Promoting Excellence : Clinician Education Series

Henry Ford Health System Clinician Education Series

This educational series offers modules that train clinicians in palliative care.

Educational Tools - Clinician Education

Henry Ford Health System
Division of Hematology/Oncology
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48202

Leslie Bricker
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
Once a month palliative care lectures are provided to the house staff. Typical topics include: 1. Gaps in End of life care, 2. What is an Advance Directive, 3. Conducting a family meeting, 4. How to approach patients & families regarding DNR status, 5. Breaking bad news, 6. Care for the care givers, 7. Pain & nonpain symptom control, 8. Spirituality, 9. Legal myths of end-of-life care, etc. It provides a didactic portion, video examples, and interactive discussion with participants.

clinical training, curricula

To use this tool:
Email Leslie Bricker for information on availability (see contact information above).

Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

Posted June 16, 2003

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