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Florida Project ECHO: Palliative Care in the Primary Care Clinic

Sponsor
Florida Rural Health Association
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

386.462.1551
frhainfo@srahec.org

Purpose

Florida Project ECHO: Palliative Care in the Primary Care Clinic is a virtual-learning platform for health professionals in Florida to learn about best practices and evidence-based care for rural patients with serious and life threatening illness through didactic and case presentations. By providing case consultations and brief presentations, experts in palliative care and geriatric mental health will enhance provider knowledge and skills regarding the physical, pharmacological, and psychological aspects of palliative care.

Objectives include:

  • Recognize appropriate patients for palliative care
  • Discuss how to have the Goals of Care conversation
  • Explain how to complete advances care planning
  • Discuss symptom management from the palliative care perspective
  • Use pharmacy dosing and safe practices in PC medications
  • Assess for behavioral health and cognitive status in palliative care settings

The upcoming schedule is listed on the program website.

Eligibility
The target audience is:
  • Physicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Psychologists
  • Other non-licensed healthcare providers
Geographic coverage
Florida
Amount of funding

The training is provided at no cost. CME and CME credit is available.

Application process

Register using the form on the bottom of the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Hospice and palliative care · Mental health · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Florida



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