Pediatric Palliative Care

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Learning Objectives:

1. Identify recent advances and developments in geriatric medicine and their application to interdisciplinary care

2. Identify best practices related to interdisciplinary care for patients at the end of life

3. Examine innovative models of care for elderly patients with complex, chronic illness

4. Compare and contrast the balance between life prolongation and quality of life in elderly, critically ill patients.

Topics considered:

Pediatric End of Life Ethics

  • What choices can parents make and not make?
  • Assent vs consent
  • Parent/child disagreements

Young adults with severe neurologic impairments since birth-caring for the parent/child dyad

GT feeds in pediatrics-can't stop, won't stop

Prognosticating in pediatric palliative care

Presentation: 50:23