Important Questions

Q: What does “Pediatric Palliative Care” mean?Pediatric palliative care, often called “supportive care” is a relatively new concept that has different meanings to different people and institutions. Quality of living…

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Publications/Articles

Publications/Articles ChiPPS E-Journal Pittsburgh doctor shares struggles and privilege of treating dying children (July 28, 2017) Article, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette For Kids with Cancer, Focusing on Quality of Life (July 27,…

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Legislative News

Call to ActionH.R. 1676 & S. 693 – Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA)PPCC is working with the Patient Quality of Life Coalition (PQLC) to pass the…

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Terminology

          Definitions Pediatric Palliative Care (PPC)World Health Organization Definition of Palliative Care Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing…

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Video / Podcast

Video/Podcast PPCC: Who We Are and How We Can Help This video provides an overview of the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC) of PA and features Executive Director, Betsy Hawley,…

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Resource Links

Resource Links Conversation startersDiscussions with families are particularly difficult when a child in involved. These resources can be helpful:   Vital Talk     Conversations Matter Pediatric Starter Kit Palliative Care for Children…

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