Palliative Care 2022
The Kansas Palliative Care 2022 ECHO community of practice aims to improve provider capacity to implement evidence-based practices optimizing the care and quality of life for every person living with serious illness.
This series will include four sessions on Thursdays in June. All sessions meet via zoom from 12-1 PM. Download the flyer (PDF) for this series.
All health care, behavioral health care, and professionals interested in delivering palliative care are invited to join us for this Project ECHO series.
Cost and Continuing Education Credit
- No-cost, open to most learners, registration required
- Up to 4 hours continuing education hours available
Defining Palliative Care in Kansas
Presenter: Brandy L. Ficek, MD, MBA, Medical Director, Palliative Medicine & Supportive Care, Stormont Vail Health and Chair, Kansas Palliative Care & Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Council, Topeka, KS
Symptom Management in Palliative Medicine
Presenter: Nicole Apprill, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Support Services, LMH Health, Lawrence, KS
Advance Care Planning to Serious Illness Care Planning
Presenter: Karin B. Porter-Williamson, MD, FAAHPM, Division Director, Palliative Medicine, Associate Professor, SOM Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
We Need Palliative Care! Where Do We Start?
- Deanna Speer, MSN, RN, CHPN, RN Coordinator - Palliative Care, Ascension Via Christi Hospitals, Wichita, KS
- Victoria Snyder, RPh, VP of Provider Services, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Wichita, KS
- Nicole Apprill, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Support Services, LMH Health, Lawrence, KS