The NINR EOLPC multimedia page is a central location to view videos, listen to podcasts, and more related to palliative care and end-of-life research.  For more videos from NINR, visit the institute's YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/ninrnews.

NINR Videos

The Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® Campaign Videos:

Pediatric Palliative Care Video

Pediatric 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. 

 

 

Starting a Conversation About Pediatric Palliative Care VideoStarting 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. 

 

 

Pediatric Palliative Care VideoPediatric Palliative Care: A Personal Story: 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. 

 
 
 
 
 
Preparing for the End of Life
Preparing for the End of Life: Co-produced by NINR and the National Institute on Aging for the NIHSeniorHealth website, this video seeks to help people by answering one of life’s most sensitive questions: how can a person best prepare for the end of life? For more information, visit the End of Life topic at www.nihseniorhealth.gov, the health and wellness website for older adults from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
 
 
 
What Can Be Done About Pain at End of Life
What Can Be Done About Pain at the End of Life?: Co-produced by NINR and the National Institute on Aging for the NIHSeniorHealth website, this video describes ways to control pain at end of life. For more information, visit the End of Life topic at www.nihseniorhealth.gov, the health and wellness website for older adults from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
 
 
 
 
Videocasts and Podcasts
 
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month: Dr. Grady discusses palliative care awareness as part of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Listen I Download: mp3 

NIH Summit VideoNIH State-of-the-Science Conference on Improving End-of-Life Care - To examine the results of these many efforts and to evaluate the current state of the science regarding care at the end of life and to identify directions for future research, NIH convened a State-of-the-Science Conference on Improving End-of-Life Care. 

 

Symposium: Nursing Research Changing Practice, Changing LivesSymposium: Nursing Research Changing Practice, Changing Lives - NINR director Dr. Patricia Grady speaks at the kickoff to the institute's 20th anniversary symposium, which featured panel sessions highlighting research that is changing practice in four areas, including end of life. Podcast also available - Listen I Download: mp3 Audio Icon   

Science of Compassion Video

The Science of Compassion: Future Directions in End-of-Life and Palliative Care - This Summit examined the state of research and clinical practice in end-of-life and palliative care and provided an opportunity for scientists, health care professionals, and public advocates to come together  to catalyze and shape the future research agenda for this critical scientific area.

 

 

 

Highlighted NINR-Funded Research:

Preparing Families for the Dying Process

Preparing Families for the Dying Process: Dr. Debra Wiegand, University of Maryland School of Nursing, explains her NINR-funded EOL Research.

 

 

 

 

The Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC): Dr. Jean S. Kutner, co-PI of the PCRC  describes the formation of the Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC), an interdisciplinary group funded by the National Institutes of Health and National Institute for Nursing Research. The PCRC is attempting to expand the evidence base in palliative care by addressing such topic as when to discontinue disease-modifying medication in patients with limited life expectancy, appropriate initiation of hospice, and best practices for psychosocial support for patients and caregivers. Listen I Download: mp3 Audio Icon