ICD-10 Program Focusing on Hospice and Palliative Care

Dear Education Colleagues, Are you familiar with all the ICD-10 changes coming your way? Are you certain exactly where to find morphology codes? What has the 8-week rule regarding initial and subsequent MIs changed to? How does laterality effect your coding? How will you correctly code for symptom treatment? What about the management of terminal … Read moreICD-10 Program Focusing on Hospice and Palliative Care

Education Resource Email #6: Intensive Talk

Dear Education SIG Colleagues, Over the years, many of you have likely become familiar with or participated in Oncotalk and similar courses (e.g. Geritalk, Critical Care Communication Course, Nephrotalk) aimed at improving communication skills of trainees. Through palliative care fellowship and early career development, I felt like I had developed the target communication skills of … Read moreEducation Resource Email #6: Intensive Talk

Education Resource Email #5: Fast Facts and Concepts

Fast Facts and Concepts for Ed-SIG http://www.eperc.mcw.edu/EPERC/FastFactsandConcepts Fast Facts and Concepts (“FF”) are a series of short, peer-reviewed monographs on a wide variety of palliative care topics. They are published on the EPERC website at the Medical College of Wisconsin, as well as co-published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine. FF were started in around … Read moreEducation Resource Email #5: Fast Facts and Concepts

Education Resource Email #4: PalliTalk

Dear Education SIG members, Welcome to the first new Education SIG Resource Email of the year. This email provides further information on “PalliTalk” which you heard about in an email on this listserve last week. PalliTalk is a train-the-trainer course for palliative care faculty interested in learning to teach communication skills to their fellows using … Read moreEducation Resource Email #4: PalliTalk

Education Resource Email #3: AAHPM’s Capitol Hill Days

In the interest of archiving the Education SIG’s “Education Resource Email” collection and making it more widely available, we have decided to post past emails. The email below was originally sent to the Education SIG listserve on November 21, 2012. —————- Capitol Hill Days and advocating for education funding Dear Education SIG colleagues, In the … Read moreEducation Resource Email #3: AAHPM’s Capitol Hill Days

Education Resource Email #2: Harvard Macy Institute

In the interest of archiving the Education SIG’s “Education Resource Email” collection and making it more widely available, we have decided to post past emails. The email below was originally sent to the Education SIG listserve on July 13, 2012. ————————— Hi everyone, Two of your fellow EdSig members, Jennifer Reidy and Holly Yang, have … Read moreEducation Resource Email #2: Harvard Macy Institute