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2014; Volume 15, No 7, July

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Palliative and end-of-life care in stroke

A statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

This statement delineates basic expectations regarding primary palliative care competencies and skills to be considered, learned, and practiced by providers and healthcare services across hospitals and community settings when caring for patients and families with stroke.

View the full text article.

Children’s Hospice International 2014 achievement awards

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Award categories:

Charles A. Corr award for literature
This award recognizes an individual (or team) who has written any type of literature—from textbooks to poetry—which has inspired children with life-threatening conditions and the professionals who care for this special patient population.

Sister Frances Dominica award for innovative program development
This award recognizes a health care provider(s) who has created a unique program that will benefit children with life-threatening conditions and their families.

Earl A. Grollman Award for bereavement
This award recognizes outstanding work that effectively and compassionately addresses the issues of grief and bereavement.

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Award for outstanding contribution
This award recognizes an individual (or team) who has made a significant difference to the field of hospice/palliative care for children.

Melinda Lawrence Award for children’s literature
This award recognizes an individual (or team) whose talent shown through poetry, prose and/or artwork inspires children living with life-threatening conditions and those caring for children living with life-threatening illness.

Robert A. Milch Award for palliative pain and symptom management
This award recognizes a health care provider(s) who has contributed an innovative approach to pain and symptom management for children and adolescents.

Mattie Stepanek champion award
This award recognizes any individual (or team) with extraordinary commitment to the Children’s Hospice International Program for All-Inclusive Coordinated Care for Children and Their Families™ (ChiPACC)

James A. Hawkins award for photography
This award recognizes any individual (or team) whose talent shown trough photography inspires children living with life-threatening conditions and those caring for children living with life-threatening illness.

Deadline for submission: July 20, 2014

More information at info@chionline.org


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