Marking the 10th Anniversary of the CSU Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care – and Sharing What’s Next!
We have so much to celebrate! This month, the CSU Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care turns 10! On September 20, 2012, the Institute was launched at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) as America’s first statewide educational and workforce development initiative dedicated to palliative care!LEARN MORE
What Does the Abortion Decision Have to Do With Palliative Care?
Chances are that whatever your thoughts and reactions are to the recent Supreme Court decision on abortion, its impact on care for people with serious, advanced, or terminal illnesses may not be top of mind. I’m here to say, Watch this space. Definitions of life and the authority to direct its course affect the end of life as much as the beginning.LEARN MORE
Where Is Palliative Care Now in the “Post-COVID” Landscape?
In the early days of the COVID pandemic, some palliative care and hospice programs found themselves pushed to the sidelines of the national crisis response. Patients “crashed” fast; doors closed to all-but essential facility staff; some patients put off seeking care for preexisting serious conditions and thus failed to get connected with hospice and palliative care.LEARN MORE
Can Palliative Care Be Provided Entirely From Afar?
Palliative care is a humanistic, patient-centric form of healthcare that includes medical, emotional, and other supportive services for people who are confronting the impacts of a serious illness in many areas of their lives. Some have even called it “hand-holding,” although it involves much more than that.LEARN MORE