Register for February Project ECHO free learning session

Categories: Education.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will present its next Project ECHO online, learning session on Wednesday, February 23 at 3:00 p.m. ET.

This month’s casestudy involves a 74-year-old female patient with COPD and a history of mental illness and opioid use disorder. Patient was previously with agency, but revoked hospice benefit when undergoing surgery for femur fracture. Though staff had assessed safety concerns during the first admission, she was readmitted given need for hospice care and meeting eligibility requirements. Patient continued to have unmanaged pain, SOB, anxiety, and other symptoms of mental illness, such as erratic mood swings and aggressive behaviors

Faculty for this Project ECHO session are:

  • Eric Bush, Chief Medical Officer, MD, Chesapeake/Chesapeake Supportive Care
  • Deena H. Cress, MSW, APHSW-C, CCISM, Director of Psychosocial Services and We Honor Veteran Program, LHC Group-Hospice Division
  • Lauren Dimock, BSN, RN; Nurse Case Manager
  • Mackenzie Daniek, RN, BSN, CHPN, CHPCA; Director, Providence Hospice of Seattle
  • Kate Falkner, LICSW, Clinical Manager | Providence Hospice of Seattle

Free registration is available online.

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