Dr. Diane E. Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC,) a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States.
In this video, Dr. Meier discusses 10 important steps in palliative care from over a decade of research. This video will serve as a valuable training tool and guide for medical professionals and their families.
Under her leadership the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than doubled in the last 5 years.
This project was inspired by the extraordinary spirit and legacy of countless children with severe illness and disability and their families. It is also a testament to the compassion and dedication of palliative care team members who have helped the families navigate the complexities of care.
The goal of this film is to increase awareness and understanding of pediatric palliative care. It showcases what care can be and should be for every family facing these challenges. The program at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio, is presented as a model of care that can be successfully developed and sustained in communities and pediatric hospitals across the country.
The film is appropriate for current and future health care professionals, educators, health care administrators, legislators and the community.
To order the DVD, fill out the order form and return, along with payment information to:
•Mail: Office of Palliative Care, NEOMED, St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, Ohio 44272
For more information, please contact:
Office of Palliative Care
330.325.6360 or 330.325.6359
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