The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to encourage research that will improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care (EOLPC) for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities. Research objectives include, but are not limited to, those that address: Determination of the unique perceptions of EOLPC in seriously ill AI/AN individuals within and across tribes. The design, testing, and evaluation of tools/strategies to assess and care for those with advanced
The PCRC Investigator Development Center (IDC) Webinar Series presents: "Pediatric Issues in Palliative Care Research" Host:Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH will be leading the November webinar, titled: Pediatric Issues in Palliative Care Research. Dr. Feudtner is Director of Research for the Pediatric Advanced Care Team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He holds the Steven D. Handler Endowed Chair in Medical Ethics. When: Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern Time Registration Required: Click below to register! [button url="https://ucsf.zoom.us/webinar/register/2215315207058/WN
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition, released Oct 31, 2018, create a blueprint for excellence by establishing a comprehensive foundation for gold-standard palliative care for all people living with serious illness, regardless of their diagnosis, prognosis, age or setting. The guidelines expand on the eight domains of palliative care in the 3rd edition and include clinical and organizational strategies, screening and assessment elements, practice examples, tools and resources. To read more and download your copy click below: [button size="large" color="green"
NINR is interested in studies examining the multi-dimensional foundations, experiences and management of advanced signs and symptoms specific to individuals with advanced serious illness within the period of end of life (prognosis of 12 months or less) including, but not limited to: Pain Fatigue Respiratory signs and symptoms, including dyspnea, audible secretions/congestion, cough, respirations with mandibular movement, hemoptysis, etc. Cardiovascular signs and symptoms, including edema, cyanosis, weakness, etc. Gastrointestinal or digestive signs symptoms, including anorexia, cachexia
The PCRC Investigator Development Center (IDC) Webinar Series presents: "Reseach Issues in Multi-Morbidity and Advanced Illness" Host: Mike Steinman, MD will be leading the October webinar, titled: Research Issues in Multi-Morbidity and Advanced Illness. Dr. Steinman is Professor of Medicine, Co-Director for Research, Director of Research Training, and T32 research fellowship director for the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. When: Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at 3:00pm Eastern Time Registration Required: Click below to register! [button url="https://ucsf
Specialized research training programs throughout the US focus on preparing potential candidates in careers in Palliative Care Research. Three nationally known programs are currently available and accepting applications for fellowship trainees. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Palliative Care Research Fellowship Opportunities Flyer
Palliative Care Intensives in Clinical Trials are three-day intensives that seek to provide a foundation in practical aspects involving the conduct of randomized clinical trials in palliative care. They are designed for early career researchers or other mid-career researchers and health professionals interested in developing competence in the planning, design, and execution of randomized clinical trials. When: January 15-17, 2019 (Noon on 1/15 until noon on 1/17) Where: San Francisco, California: San Mateo Marriott – 1770 South Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA Cost: The cost of the program is
On September 12, 2018, NIH held a Workshop on Single IRB (sIRB) Resource and Infrastructure Development. The workshop focused on successful strategies and lessons learned for modifying and enhancing institutional IRB infrastructure for single IRB review of multi-site studies. Use the buttons below to view the agenda, watch the recording, or access additional information including presenter biographies, sIRB policies and resources, and links to watch individual sessions from the workshop. [button url="https://osp.od.nih.gov/wp-content/uploads/sIRB_Agenda.pdf" size="medium" color="blue" target="