May 2021 HS Nurses’ Week D01: COVID-19 Palliative Care Toolkit
The COVID-19 Palliative Care Toolkit presentation underscores the importance of palliative care for hospitalized patients during the pandemic. We describe the evidence-base and biobehavioral-framework for the COVID-19 palliative care toolkit and highlight the toolkit content that can be rapidly utilized and implemented with frontline workers in an inpatient setting lacking established palliative care specialists, teams, or departments.
This activity is designed to meet the needs of Physicians, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Certified Counselors, Healthcare Executives, and other health care professionals. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Define the need for and importance of basic palliative care for hospitalized inpatients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- List three central themes derived from the COVID-19 palliative care scientific literature synthesis.
- Summarize the purpose for development and implementation of a COVID-19 palliative care toolkit.
Lt Col Laurie Migliore, PhD, RN
Acting Director, Clinical Investigation Facility
Director, Biobehavioral Research
Director, Clinical Inquiry in Nursing Readiness Fellowship
David Grant United States Air Force (USAF) Medical Center
Defense Health Agency
Travis Air Force Base (AFB), Calif.
Ceferina Brackett, R.N.
Evidence-Based Practice Facilitator
David Grant USAF Medical Center
TriService Nursing Research Program
Travis AFB, Calif.
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