Palliative Care: Conversations Matter- Easing Symptoms and Enhancing LivesThe Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® Campaign Videos

Care for Children With Serious Illnesses

NINR recently released a two and half minute video that provides a straightforward overview of pediatric palliative care for families, providers and organizations. The video uses an animated approach to guide viewers through the services that pediatric palliative care encompasses. See below for the Spanish-captioned version of the video.

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Watch the video vignettes below to better understand the importance of palliative care for pediatric patients and for ideas about how to start and manage palliative care conversations with your pediatric patients, their parents or caregivers, and their families. Share the videos with your colleagues to encourage them to start and continue palliative care conversations. The vignettes are informational and are not intended to provide specific training.

NINR provides complimentary DVDs. Each DVD contains all three videos. To order a DVD, please send an email with your mailing address to info@ninr.nih.gov or call 301-496-0207.

Pediatric Palliative Care Video ScreenshotPediatric Palliative Care

This vignette introduces palliative care and explains why it is important—especially for pediatric patients. It addresses common misconceptions about palliative care and encourages health care professionals to discuss palliative care with pediatric patients and their families. Video length: 2 min, 28 sec.

 

 

 

Starting a Conversation about Pediatric Palliative Care Video Screenshot

Starting a Conversation about Pediatric Palliative Care

This vignette acknowledges that starting a palliative care conversation with pediatric patients and their families can be difficult. The video includes tips for starting palliative care conversations and for keeping these conversations ongoing. Video length: 2 min, 42 sec.

 

 

 

Pediatric Palliative Care: A Personal Story Video ScreenshotPediatric Palliative Care: A Personal Story

This vignette shares the story of Rachel—a pediatric neuroblastoma patient—and her family. The story demonstrates how palliative care can positively influence a patient’s and family’s experience with illness. Video length: 3 min, 58 sec.

 

 

 

Tell us what you think about the videos. NINR would like to hear from you. Please send your feedback and comments about the campaign materials to: NINR_Conversations@mail.nih.gov.