Palliative Care and Hospice Care
Objectives and Strategies
Objective: By 2030, increase the number of care professionals certified in hospice and palliative care by: 25% for physicians from 297 to 371, 40% for nurses from 1,634 to 2,288, and 50% for social workers from 102 to 153 (midway targets: 12% increase for physicians, 20% increase for nurses, and 25% increase for social workers).
Objective: By 2030, convene five educational sessions (e.g., webinar, conference, roundtable, breakout session, grand round) to increase awareness of the importance of an early assessment of Ohio cancer patients for palliative care need and referral to care.
Objective: By 2030, convene five educational sessions (e.g., webinar, conference, roundtable, breakout session, grand round) to increase public and clinician awareness of the difference between palliative care and hospice care in Ohio.
We Always Welcome New Members
Together, we can achieve more. New members and fresh ideas are always welcome! OPCC will achieve far greater success than could be accomplished by individual organizations working alone.