Global Palliative Care Quality Alliance is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Quality Matters Conference for palliative care and hospice professionals will take place on October 26th, 2017 from 12-5pm EST. Complimentary CME/CNE credits are possible. Registration is free and the conference is recorded so individuals/teams can watch parts of the conference, and come back and watch the recording later. For more Information & Registration: http://www.gpcqa.org/qmc
In September, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) will hold the third Director’s Lecture of 2017. Dr. Mary Beth Happ will present: "Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Improving Communication with Critically Ill Patients” September 20, 2017 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lipsett Amphitheater (Building 10) NIH Campus - Bethesda, MD In her presentation, "Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Improving Communication with Critically Ill Patients,” Dr. Happ will describe her program of research which addresses family bedside presence during critical illness, end-of-life care and treatment decision making
Message to NIH grant applicants/awardees, contractors, researchers and research administrators: If you are conducting NIH-funded research that involves human subjects, or are considering applying to NIH for support of such research, we want to call your attention to important changes that may affect how you: select the right NIH funding opportunity announcement write the research strategy and human subjects sections of your application comply with appropriate policies and regulations First, familiarize yourself with the new PHS Human Subject and Clinical Trial Information form (for application
National Cancer Institute: Healthcare Delivery Research Program Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Webinar: Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization When: August 17, 2017 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET Where: via WebEx (Register Here) Presenters: Dr. Erin Kent and Dr. Michelle Mollica Summary: This webinar will provide an overview of the R01/R21 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization: Funding Opportunity (PAR-16-317/PAR-17
Be sure to look into the new funding opportunity from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), entitled, “Symptom Management for Patients with Advanced Illness”. This announcement can be found on the PCORI website. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions related to this funding announcement.
The Science of Caregiving: Bringing Voices Together August 7-8, 2017 Ruth Kirschstein Auditorium, Natcher Building (Building 45) NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD Register now and add this event to your calendar. The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and partners will host a summit that will provide perspectives across the spectrum of caregiving, including the importance of caregiving across the lifespan as well as current and future directions for research to improve the health of patients and caregivers. The keynote speaker is Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour. In addition, the Directors of