Table 1

Summary of Content From Neuropalliative Care Curriculum Workshops8

Summer session no.Content focusTeaching materialsSP encounter
1. PGY2Family meetings in the neuro-ICU7-step family conference frameworkDiscuss preferences for life-sustaining treatment with daughter/son of an 84-y-old man with advanced dementia admitted to ICU for progressive respiratory failure
NURSE framework
2. PGY3/PGY4Serious illness conversations in the neurology outpatient clinicPAUSE talking mapDiscuss early goals of care with a 60-y-old man with glioblastoma who is hesitant to make decisions about intubation or resuscitation
3. PGY3/PGY4Emergency conversations in neuropalliative careGUIDE frameworkShare serious news and discuss late goals of care with a spouse of a 45-y-old formerly healthy woman who meets criteria for brain death after intraparenchymal hemorrhage
REMAP framework
  • Abbreviations: ICU = intensive care unit; PGY = postgraduation year; SP = simulated patient.