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
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
Henry Ford Health System overview page
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying persons and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.