At Children’s Minnesota, we’re committed to helping prevent and treat pain in kids so that they can live as well as possible. As part of that commitment, we’re expanding access within the Pediatric Pain, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine Program.
Children’s Minnesota is making changes to improve access within the Pediatric Pain, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine Program. Thanks to recent operational changes, the program can now see more patients and treat a wider variety of conditions. Kids can also get in for appointments faster and experience shorter, more efficient visits.
Grand Rounds: Best practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances in pediatrics – Part 2
March 19, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Due to recent developments and health safety precautions surrounding COVID-19 this event has been canceled. This presentation will be made available for online viewing by early April.
Grand Rounds: Best practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances in Pediatrics – Part 1
March 12, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD
June 13, 2020 10 a.m. – June 19, 2020 6 p.m., Minneapolis
Children’s partnered with parents and caregivers to implement the Comfort Promise, which means we will do everything possible to help prevent and treat pain. While we can’t completely remove the pain resulting from needles, we can make them a lot less scary!
Grand Rounds: Who you gonna call? Distinguishing between Social Work, Clinical Ethics, Palliative Care, and Risk
August 22, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Kris Catrine, MD
Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, medical director of pain and palliative care, spoke with WebMD about the importance of minimizing needle pain for children.
October 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Minneapolis
The Professional Development Workshop (PDW) is a 1-day hands-on small-group workshop intended to familiarize participants with the theory & practice of adult learning and clinical practice improvement in teaching pediatric pain and palliative care. This is a required course for Trainers who wish to become a Master Facilitator and opens the possibility to join the EPEC-Pediatrics faculty upon completion. Individuals who want to further enhance their teaching and leadership skills are also welcome to attend. Attendees may register for this workshop without registering for the 2019 Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) - Pediatrics conference.
October 2, 2019 7:15 a.m. – October 4, 2019 4:30 p.m., Minneapolis
The EPEC-Pediatrics curriculum features state-of-the-art knowledge in pain and symptom management, as well as training in the skills required to address key domains for pediatric palliative care. The curriculum is designed to give pediatric health care providers, and especially pediatric oncology specialists, the knowledge and skills needed to provide excellent palliative care to their patients and their families. Based on the well-established and proven training methods of EPEC, this curriculum features a high impact, widely disseminated approach that utilizes a train-the-trainer model. With knowledge gained through the EPEC-Pediatrics curriculum, physicians, APRNs, RNs, social workers, and psychologists will be equipped to become trainers who will educate local interdisciplinary teams that provide care to children with cancer and hematological conditions, thus optimizing pediatric palliative care outreach within the pediatric hematology/oncology context.