We were honored to attend the Akron Children’s Hospital Palliative Care 10th birthday party celebration in July.
Greetings from the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado, where many of my palliative care colleagues are together for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Nurses’ Association Annual Assembly. In addition to me, Dr. Catherine Kelly-Langen from our palliative care team, as well as Dr. Dianna Yip, one of our palliative care […]
I am a nurse practitioner in the Haslinger Pediatric Palliative Care Center at Akron Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sarah Friebert, our director, and I have been invited as expert speakers at a conference called “Innovations in Pediatric Palliative Care” in Seoul, South Korea. A colleague of ours, Erin Whipple, a child life specialist at MetroHealth Medical […]
A recent study revealed that pediatric palliative care, when initiated early, can improve a child’s quality of life for many months. Pediatric palliative care services, which focus on symptom management for children with life-threatening and chronic conditions, are growing in children’s hospitals throughout the United States and Canada. Akron Children’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care […]