Palliative Care ECHO

Palliative Care aimed at addressing whole person care of Alaska Native people

Palliative Care
4th Floor Healthy Communities Bldg.
3900 Ambassador Drive,
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 729-1112
FAX: (907) 729-1135

Palliative Care TeleECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) promotes the delivery of palliative care services throughout the Alaska Tribal Health System in rural communities through the development of professional networks of learning, practice and collaboration through the telehealth network. View the ANTHC Palliative Care TeleECHO flier.

Benefits for joining Palliative Care TeleECHO:
• Provide access to palliative care for rural patients with advanced serious illness
• Acquire new skills, competencies and best practices in palliative care
• Identify and address potential gaps in practice, services and equipment
• Assist with collaborative solutions to facilitate optimal patient care
• Support staff retention and increased professional satisfaction
• Prevent provider burnout through self-care strategies and critical incident stress debriefing

The TeleECHO case consultation provides interdisciplinary team recommendations based on the Palliative Care teleECHO discussion. Providers and healthcare staff may reach out to the palliative care team at (907) 729-1112 if they need additional assistance after the Palliative Care ECHO session.

Want to learn more or register online to be a part of ANTHC Palliative Care TeleECHO?

Learn about ECHO and REGISTER HERE

Palliative Care TeleECHO Clinic Calendar

Meeting date 2019/20Palliative Care Topic
October 2Introduction to Palliative Care
November 6Pain Management –Opioid Non-Opioid Approaches
December 4Addressing Culture and Serious Illness/Injury
January 8Gastrointestinal Symptoms – Constipation/Diarrhea
February 5Communication Skills
March 4Shortness of Breath/Dyspnea
April 1Complex Care Coordination in Alaska
May 6Nausea and Vomiting
The Palliative Care ECHO is currently on hold
June 3
July 1
August 5

Recent Didactic Recordings

Palliative Care ECHO – Introduction to Palliative Care

Palliative Care ECHO – Pain Management – Opioid Overview

Palliative Care ECHO – Addressing Culture and Serious Illness

Palliative Care ECHO – Gastrointestinal Symptoms – Constipation/Diarrhea

Palliative Care ECHO – Communication Skills

Palliative Care ECHO – Shortness of Breath/Dyspnea

Palliative Care ECHO – Complex Care Coordination in Alaska

Palliative Care ECHO – Innovative Ways to Manage Nausea

Palliative Care ECHO – Providing Hospice and End of Life Care Services in Alaska

Palliative Care ECHO – Dietary Perspective – Anorexia and Cachexia

Palliative Care ECHO – Care During the Last Hours of Life