Education / Events
PPCC believes in education that supports the concept and practice of children’s hospice and palliative care by providing seminars and workshops responsive to the educational needs of our community of caregivers, both families and professionals.
Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care:
An Introduction for Community Providers
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
9:00 am to 11:30 am
EPIC Health Services/Aveanna Healthcare
1631 S. Atherton Street, Suite 201, State College, PA 16801
SAVE THE DATE – 4th Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition Conference
Celebrating the Past and Strengthening the Future of Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care
Friday, October 5, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sheraton Harrisburg Hersey Hotel
Featured Keynote Speakers:
Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, FAAP, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Carol May, RN, MSN, MBA, CHPPN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
For more information, or to learn about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities, please contact Betsy Hawley, Executive Director, at 412.963.8243 or email@example.com.
2018 Pediatric Webinar Series
The 2018 Pediatric Webinar Series is presented by the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC) in collaboration with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California and the Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (GIPPCC).
January 23 – Addressing the Spiritual Needs of Children – with Elisha Waldman, MD.
February 20 – Decision Making in Pediatric Palliative Care – with Dr. Scott Maurer, MD.
March 20 – Kids Need Care, Too! Developing Collaborations, Competencies and Confidence – with Jody Chrastek, RN and Diane Knust, LCSW.
April 17 – Pernatal Palliative Care with David Munson, MD.
May 15 – Concurrent Care: Pediatrics and Complex Care Plans- with Shayna Stiles.
June 21 – Approach to Neurologic Symptom Management in Children at the End of Life – with Dr. Audrey Foster-Barber, MD, PhD
October 18 – Deep in the Weeds: Medical Marijuana and Pediatric Palliative Care – with Elissa Miller, MD Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children. Register Now!
November – Bereavement/Parent Perspectives. Registration information coming soon.
Pediatric Palliative Care Events
Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care: Advances and Innovations (Pedi-Innovate), a summer course presented by AAHPM, Minneapolis, MN: August 9-11, 2018 AAHPM Summer Course
2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Oncology Symposium presented by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Memphis, TN: September 26-28, 2018 Symposium Information