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PALLIATIVE CARE: A PARADIGM SHIFT

Monday, 24 January 2022 20:01 / by Dr Kim Kuebler

PREVENTATIVE - PROTECTIVE - REHABILITATIVE

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, THE US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MEDICINE MOVE PALLIATIVE CARE TO THE PRIMARY CARE SETTING!

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

WHO, in September 2021, released Assessing the development of palliative care worldwide: A set of actionable indicators. This global consensus document describes an updated conceptual model and essential components required to optimize palliative care - using an integrated patient-centered approach.

Assessing the Development of Palliative Care Worldwide

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

In June 2021, HHS sponsored the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), to host a one-day workshop to explore the ability of primary care clinicians to implement palliative care in patients with advanced chronic conditions.

NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MEDICINE

In January 2022 NASEM released: Integrating serious illness into primary care delivery: Proceeding of a workshop. This report suggests palliative care be implemented at the time of a chronic condition diagnosis and clinically managed in the primary care setting.

Integrating Serious Illness into Primary Care

Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr. Kim Kuebler DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FAAN, Founder and Director Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center, CEO Advanced Disease Concepts, LLC., Award winning author of 8 textbooks on chronic conditions and palliative care. Multiple appointments to Federal and state initiatives on pain, chronic conditions and palliative care. Clinician, educator, researcher and patient advocate.