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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 Project ECHO case consultation provides interdisciplinary team recommendations based on the Palliative Care ECHO discussion. Providers 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 to be a part of ANTHC Palliative Care Project ECHO?
Learn About ECHO

Palliative Care TeleECHO Clinic Calendar

Recent Didactic Recordings

Pain Assessment and Basics of Treatment – Aug. 1, 2018
Breaking Bad News – July 18, 2018
Treatment of Dyspnea and Other Respiratory Symptoms – June 20, 2018
Grief and Bereavement – June 6, 2018
Overview of Services of the Medical Legal Partnership at ANMC – May 23, 2018
What is Hospice Care – Rules and Regulations – May 9, 2018
Chaplains: A Multi-tool – April 25, 2018
Dementia: Performing Assessments – April 11, 2018
Compassion Fatigue: Identify and Treat – March 28, 2018
Maximizing Function of Palliative Teams – March 14, 2018
Hoping for a Miracle: Practical Approaches to Aligning with Radical Hope – Feb. 28, 2018
Innovative ways to Manage Nausea – Dec. 20, 2017
Evaluating Decision Making Capacity – Dec. 6, 2017
Adult Protective Services – Nov. 22, 2017
Managing Constipation at the End of Life – Nov. 8, 2017
Nutrition and Advanced Serious Illness – Oct. 25, 2017
Maximizing VA Benefits for Alaska Native Vets with Advanced Serious Illness – Oct. 11, 2017
How to talk to Children about Advanced Serious Illness – Sept. 27, 2017
Opioids: Tools for Opioid Rotation and Conversion – Aug. 30, 2017
Advance Care Planning, Start the Conversation – Aug. 16, 2017

Recent Didactic Presentations

Organ Donation: How does it work in AK?Life Alaska Donor Services – Jan. 17, 2018

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