Overview and Schedule

Our program is proud of a balance between palliative care (KUMC & North Kansas City Supportive Care & Children's Mercy Hospital) and hospice experiences (KCH&PC & NorthCare Hospice).

Adult Focused Track Schedule

Rotation

Length

Site

Inpt Pall Care Consults  24 Weeks KUMC/NKCH
Inpt Hospice  8 Weeks KCH&PC
Home Hospice  4 Weeks KCH&PC
Pediatrics  4 Weeks CMH/KCH&PC
Selective/Electives  5 Weeks KUMC or other site with permission
Geriatrics/LTC  3 Weeks  
 Longitudinal Experiences
Local nursing facilities
Continuity Experiences  Half day weekly Combination: KUMC/KCH&PC
Vacation/Conference  3 Weeks vacation
 1 Week orientation/conference 
N/A


Pediatric Focused Track Schedule

The Pediatric Track will include approximately half a year working with the Children's Mercy Hospital inpatient palliative care team (PaCT) and a remaining combination of: adult and pediatric home visits through Kansas City Hospice & their Carousel program, pediatric psychosocial rotation with KU Kids Healing Place, inpatient hospice, selective and elective time, a long term care rotation, and vacation/conference time. In addition, there will be longitudinal continuity experiences rounding with the PaCT team as they see their patients across settings. 

Rotation

Length

Site

Inpt Peds Pall Care Consults  24 Weeks CMH
Inpt Adult Pall Care Consults  6 Weeks KUMC/NKCH
Inpt Hospice  4 Weeks  KCH&PC/NCH
Home Hospice  4 Weeks KCH&PC/NCH
Psychosocial Rotation  2 Weeks KUKHP
Selectives/Electives  6 Weeks CMH or other site with permission
Geriatrics/LTC  2 Weeks 
 Longitudinal Experiences
Local nursing facilities
Continuity Experience  Weekly during most rotations CMH clinics
Vacation/Conference  3 Weeks Vacation
 1 Week orientation/conference
N/A











*Rotation specifics are subject to change

 

 

Last modified: Jan 10, 2017
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