120 episodes

Hosted by integrative palliative medicine physician, Dr. Delia Chiaramonte, The Integrative Palliative Podcast helps physicians and clinicians guide families facing serious illness to physical and emotional wellbeing. Listeners will find insights, skills and knowledge in evidence-supported integrative symptom management, as well as attention to their own self-care, because you can't pour from an empty cup! Everyone  who cares for seriously ill people will find something for themselves and their patients in this podcast.  It is targeted not only to those who practice palliative care, but also to physicians and clinicians in  oncology, radiation oncology, neurology, geriatrics, rheumatology, hospital medicine, intensive care, and more.While the podcast is targeted to those who care for patients and clients, family caregivers will find many pearls to help them care for their ill or aging and loved one, while also caring for themself. All are welcome! Visit The Institute for Integrative Palliative Medicine for more information on clinician and caregiver trainings and to book Dr. Chiaramonte as a speaker www.integrativepalliative.com

The Integrative Palliative Podcast Delia Chiaramonte, MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 38 Ratings

Hosted by integrative palliative medicine physician, Dr. Delia Chiaramonte, The Integrative Palliative Podcast helps physicians and clinicians guide families facing serious illness to physical and emotional wellbeing. Listeners will find insights, skills and knowledge in evidence-supported integrative symptom management, as well as attention to their own self-care, because you can't pour from an empty cup! Everyone  who cares for seriously ill people will find something for themselves and their patients in this podcast.  It is targeted not only to those who practice palliative care, but also to physicians and clinicians in  oncology, radiation oncology, neurology, geriatrics, rheumatology, hospital medicine, intensive care, and more.While the podcast is targeted to those who care for patients and clients, family caregivers will find many pearls to help them care for their ill or aging and loved one, while also caring for themself. All are welcome! Visit The Institute for Integrative Palliative Medicine for more information on clinician and caregiver trainings and to book Dr. Chiaramonte as a speaker www.integrativepalliative.com

    Don't Blame The Victim: 4 Myths of Clinician Self-Care

    Don't Blame The Victim: 4 Myths of Clinician Self-Care

    The term self-care has a bad rap lately. It can seem like healthcare organizations use terms like "self-care" and "resilience" to make their doctors, nurses, and other healthcare practitioners work harder and harder. They offer free yoga, while piling on more and more work!There is truth to this scenario, yet pushing away the concepts of self-care is not the solution.This week we cover 4 myths of clinician self-care. This episode is appropriate if you are a physician, nurse, nurse practitione...

    • 13 min
    How to Handle it When Your Patient is Crying

    How to Handle it When Your Patient is Crying

    Many clinicians, especially physicians, don't learn in school what to do when a patient is crying. When we don't know what to do we feel uncomfortable, and no one likes to feel uncomfortable.I've seen many physicians sit in the presence of a crying patient, continue to work on their computer, or awkwardly shift in their seat. This gives the patient the message that their tears and feelings aren't welcome.This week we talk about what to do when your patient starts crying.I'm glad you're here,D...

    • 12 min
    Joyful Palliative Care

    Joyful Palliative Care

    Is Joyful Palliative Care possible? Palliative care clinicians are often kind and highly empathetic people, but uncontrolled caring can lead to compassion fatigue or even burnout.Yet approaching the care of seriously ill people with an intentional approach can indeed make palliative care joyful.Here are the steps:1. More tools to relieve your patients' suffering (integrative symptom management)2. Develop your healing presence3. Know yourself4. Become a heart-centered leader5. Fill your cupI'm...

    • 22 min
    2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health: 8 Key Takeaways

    2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health: 8 Key Takeaways

    The 2024 Integrative Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health was held recently in Cleveland and there were so many wonderful sessions. I attended and have picked out 8 key learnings to share with you.The 8 topics are:1. Microskills for wellness2. Healing presence3. Boundaries4. Photobiomodulation5. Vagus nerve6. Psychedelics7. A key values question 8. A surprise!Listen, share and subscribe!Here's the website of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health https://imconsorti...

    • 15 min
    Using Negotiation Skills to Communicate Effectively with Patients

    Using Negotiation Skills to Communicate Effectively with Patients

    Effective doctor-patient communication is crucial for effective patient care. Yet effective communication is challenging when visits are time pressured, and both clinicians and patients are often stressed.Using the tools of negotiation can help make doctor/clinician-patient communication more effective. This week I discuss an 8 step approach to negotiating effectively with patients.In support of heart-centered healing,Delia Chiaramonte, MDwww.integrativepalliative.com Coping Courageously...

    • 13 min
    The Power of the Healthcare Provider Gaze: An Interview with Dignity Expert Harvey Chochinov MD, PhD

    The Power of the Healthcare Provider Gaze: An Interview with Dignity Expert Harvey Chochinov MD, PhD

    Harvey Chochinov, MD, PhD is an esteemed clinician and researcher in the field of palliative care. He shares his research on dignity, dignity therapy and the Dignity Question that is vital for providing the highest quality end of life care.You will be inspired by his work and learn tools that you can bring right to the bedside.You can find Dr. Chochinov on Linked in or at:Twitter: @hmchochinovHarvey.chochinov@cancercare.mb.caThank you for being a heart-centered healer!Delia Chiaramonte, MDwww...

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Melshouse ,

Profoundly impactful!

Well done!

Joel Edman ,

Integrative Health Coaching

The Integrative Palliative podcast is a great space to learn, grow, relax and enjoy. In each podcast Dr Chiarmonte presents and discusses important topics for all practitioners and for our shared human experiences with heart, joy, humor and soul.

Megan Melo ,

A must listen for Physicians and people who care for humans!

Dr Chiaramonte's podcast is amazing. She shares her wisdom of caring for yourself as you care for others, so needed! Whether you care for loved ones, or work as a caring professional or both, this podcast is truly a gift. Thank you Dr C!

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