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2022 Annual Meeting | C163 - Palliative Care in the Neuro ICU

Thursday 04/07/22
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM PDT Add To Calendar
This program will be presented both in-person and online
This program will be available in the meeting's On Demand product.
Mara Lugassy, MD
Pain, Neuro Trauma and Critical Care
Participants should appreciate the range of palliative care needs in the neurocritically ill population, and identify opportunities for integration of palliative care in the ICU. Participants should also develop techniques to address the challenges of communicating prognostic information to families of acute brain injury patients, establish a framework for conducting effective family meetings for patients in the ICU, and identify best practices surrounding palliative extubation for neurocritically ill patients.
2.00 CME credits
Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge
Fellow, Resident, General Neurologist, Specialist Neurologist, Advanced Practice Provider, Neurohospitalist, Medical Student
Case-based, Didactic, Audience Participation

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Event Timeline
01:00 PM - 01:20 PM PDT Speaker Palliative Care for Neurology Patients in the ICU: How, When and Why
Neha M. Kramer, MD
01:00 PM - 01:00 PM PDT Speaker Walk-in Slides
Mara Lugassy, MD
01:20 PM - 01:45 PM PDT Speaker Pitfalls in Neurocritical Care Prognostic Discussions
David Y. Hwang, MD, FAAN
01:45 PM - 02:20 PM PDT Speaker Family Meeting Roadmap for the Neuro ICU
Jessica M. Besbris, MD
02:20 PM - 02:45 PM PDT Speaker Palliative Extubation: Supporting Patients and Families
Mara Lugassy, MD
02:45 PM - 03:00 PM PDT Q&A Questions and Answers
Jessica M. Besbris, MD, Neha M. Kramer, MD, Mara Lugassy, MD, David Y. Hwang, MD, FAAN
Faculty Disclosures
Mara Lugassy, MD Dr. Lugassy has nothing to disclose.
David Y. Hwang, MD, FAAN Dr. Hwang has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Hwang has a non-compensated relationship as a Board of Directors with Neurocritical Care Society that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Jessica M. Besbris, MD Dr. Besbris has nothing to disclose.
Neha M. Kramer, MD Dr. Kramer has nothing to disclose.