One month left to apply for scholarships

There is only one month left to apply for a scholarship to attend the Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA).

via One month left to apply for scholarships.

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Medical Futility Blog: New $2.5 Million Centre for Research Excellence in End of Life Care

Professors Lindy Willmott, Ben White, and Fiona McDonald at the Queensland University of Technology are part of a team of ten researchers who have just secured $2.5 million in funding to establish a Center for Research Excellence in End of Life Care.

via Medical Futility Blog: New $2.5 Million Centre for Research Excellence in End of Life Care.

UW gets $697K grant for palliative care training – Puget Sound Business Journal

The University of Washington has received a $697,000 grant from the Cambia Health Foundation that will be used to establish a palliative care training center.

via UW gets $697K grant for palliative care training – Puget Sound Business Journal.

Supportive Care Coalition – Grant ICU

“Palliative care isn’t routinely involved in the care of patients in the ICU,” said Kathleen Puntillo, RN, PhD, professor of nursing and co-director of the critical care/trauma graduate program at UCSF. “Many people think this means end-of-life care, but palliative care is about nurses, doctors and other specialists working together to provide an extra layer of support. It’s appropriate at any stage of a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment.”

via Supportive Care Coalition – Grant ICU.

University of California grant to train ICU nurses about palliative care | Nurse.com News

Nurses at five University of California medical centers — UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC San Diego and UCSF — will be trained how to integrate palliative care into their existing ICU care plans thanks to a two-year, $1 million grant funded by UC.

via University of California grant to train ICU nurses about palliative care | Nurse.com News.