11 episodes

Health care workers from across the country share powerful and eye-opening stories from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifying glimmers of hope and progress amidst the chaos, they give an unfiltered snapshot of this unprecedented moment in time and paint a picture of how we can chart a way forward.

Breaking Point: Voices from the Front Lines of the Pandemic Center to Advance Palliative Care

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Health care workers from across the country share powerful and eye-opening stories from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifying glimmers of hope and progress amidst the chaos, they give an unfiltered snapshot of this unprecedented moment in time and paint a picture of how we can chart a way forward.

    Hearty, Not Resilient

    Hearty, Not Resilient

    Michelle Owens, DO, is tired of hearing the word ‘resilient’. In this episode she tells us why and stresses the need for health care workers to take care of themselves in order to be there for others.
    This episode is hosted by Andrew Esch, MD, MBA. The views and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CAPC.

    • 27 min
    Cautiously Optimistic

    Cautiously Optimistic

    Director of patient experience and pastor, Corey L. Kennard, MACM, CPXP, has supported many people through the emotional, spiritual, and physical devastation over the past two years. Listen as he shares his story, and how he plans to help the community move forward.
    This episode is hosted by Andrew Esch, MD, MBA. The views and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CAPC.

    • 25 min
    Grace and Flexibility

    Grace and Flexibility

    Allyson Cook Chapman, MD, FACS, shares her unique experience practicing throughout the pandemic in both the ICU and on the palliative care team. Through it all, she reminds us that underneath our PPE we are all human.
    This episode is hosted by Andrew Esch, MD, MBA. The views and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CAPC.

    • 24 min
    Alone, But Not Lonely

    Alone, But Not Lonely

    Hear what it has been like to work as a solo practitioner throughout the pandemic. Nurse practitioner, Shawndra Ferrell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, tells her story.
    This episode is hosted by Andrew Esch, MD, MBA. The views and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CAPC.

    • 29 min
    No Magic Solution

    No Magic Solution

    Social worker Jill Farabelli, MSW, LCSW, APHSW-C talks team health and well-being during the pandemic, and how the power of debriefing sessions can tackle burnout and moral distress. This episode is hosted by Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM. The views and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CAPC.

    • 26 min
    Sticking Together

    Sticking Together

    At the onset of COVID, clinical nurse specialist, Pat J. Coyne, MSN, ACHPN and his team were prepared for a tidal wave to hit their hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. When it finally did, it changed everything—from the way they functioned to the way they went home. Listen to what kept his team going.
    This episode is hosted by Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM. The views and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CAPC.

    • 24 min

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