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  1. American Chronic Pain Association Chronicle – a patient-oriented quarterly newsletter.  It includes letters, essays, articles, and book reviews written by people with chronic pain or their families.  Periodically, healthcare professionals have inclusions.  

  2. American Geriatrics Society Newsletter – dedicated to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people.

  3. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine – a peer reviewed research journal published bi-monthly by Prime National Publishing Corporation.  The focus is on hospice and palliative care news and research. 

  4. Bridges: Connecting Cancer Survivors – Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s newsletter for survivors written by survivors.

  5. CancerWise - an online newsletter published monthly by The University of Texas M. .D. Anderson Cancer Center.  Each issue includes a cancer survivor's story, related Q&A with M.D. Anderson experts, the latest reports on cancer treatment and research and tips for cancer survivorship and prevention.

  6. ChiPPS Pediatric & Palliative Care Newsletter  –  a quarterly newsletter from the Children’s Project on Palliative/Hospice Services (ChiPPS) and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

  7. ELNEC Connections – The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium  is a quarterly newsletter to showcase efforts in end-of-life nursing education and practice.    

  8. European Journal of Palliative Care – official journal of the European Association for Palliative Care.  Published six times a year by the Hayward Group.   

  9. Health Progress: Journal of the Catholic Health Association of the United States – Official journal of the Catholic Health Association of the United states, published six times a year on topics of importance to Catholic health care.

  10. Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Religion and Science – an international forum for interdisciplinary research on philosophy, religion, and science. An e-journal published twice a year. 

  11. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion –  is a multi-disciplinary journal that publishes articles, research notes, and book reviews on the social scientific study of religion. Substantive areas include both micro-level analysis of religious organizations, institutions, and social change.  

  12. Journal of Cancer Survivorship – a quarterly peer reviewed journal which presents papers relevant to improving the understanding, prevention, and management of the multiple areas related to cancer survivorship that can affect quality of care, longevity and quality of life of cancer survivors.

  13. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing –  a bi-monthly peer-reviewed journal for nurses in hospice and palliative care settings. 

  14. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network – JNCCN is dedicated to improving the quality of cancer care locally, nationally, and internationally while enhancing the collaboration between academic medicine and the community physician.    

  15. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy – advances in acute, chronic, and end-of-life pain and symptom control.

  16. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management – monthly journal that publishes original articles and other clinical papers. 

  17. Journal of Palliative Medicine – the journal covers the team approach to palliative medicine, pain and symptom management, palliative  care education, legal, ethical, reimbursement issues, and more.  

  18. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services – covers current news in psychosocial nursing, updates on psychopharmacology, geopsychiatry, and mental health nursing.

  19. Journal of Religion and Health – explores contemporary modes of religious and spiritual thought with particular emphasis on their relevance to current medical and psychological research. Publishes original peer-reviewed articles that deal with mental and psychical health in relation to religion and spirituality of all kinds.

  20. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center monthly e-newsletter.  Content includes a variety of topics related
    to cancer care including literature abstracts of current research studies, brief clinical articles, position postings and a calendar of conferences. 

  21. NHPCO Newsline – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) sponsored monthly newsletter for members.  It details  NHPCO activities and provides a calendar of events along with updates on legislative issues that may impact hospice care.   

  22. PAIN – official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain.

  23. Pain: Clinical Updates – International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) newsletter designed to provide clinicians with accurate and timely information about pain therapy.

  24. Pain Medicine Journal – official Journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine – A quarterly journal that provides information on all aspects of pain including the psycho-social dimensions and ethical issues of pain management. 

  25. Pain Pathways - World Institute of Pain online quarterly magazine designed to address the needs and interests of people living with chronic, acute and cancer pain.

  26. Palliative Medicine – international interdisciplinary journal dedicated to improving knowledge and clinical practice in the palliative care of patients with far advanced disease. 

  27. Palliative & Supportive Care – an international journal of palliative medicine that focuses on the psychiatric, psychosocial, spiritual, existential, ethical, and philosophical aspects of palliative care.  

  28. Progress in Palliative Care – multidisciplinary journal that provides information on all aspects of palliative care.

  29. Psycho-Oncology – quarterly journal concerned with the psychological, behavioral, and ethical aspects of cancer.

  30. Supportive Care in Cancer – provides members of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) the most recent scientific and social information on aspects of supportive care for cancer patients at all stages of the disease. 


      Media Resources

  1. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 
    - ASCO Podcasts and Virtual Meetings

  2. Beth Israel Medical Center Department of Pain Medicine & Palliative Care
    Topics in Pain Management: A Slide Compendium            
  3. Cancer Pain Education for Patients and the Public (CPEPP)
    - City of Hope investigators (Betty Ferrell, Marcia Grant, and Gloria Juarez) conducted an education project funded by the National Cancer Institute to address the multiple opportunities for cancer pain education and to provide resources for successful implementation.  The project materials include outlines, Power Point presentations, handouts and a comprehensive bibliography for each module.  An article summarizing this project was published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2002, 23(3), 7-8, which provides further detail regarding the training program.
             Module I: Pain Management for Individual Patient Education

                    Download Handouts, Outline, and Slides
             Module II - Cultural Considerations in Patient and Public Education

                    Download Handouts, Outline, and Slides
             Module III - Pain Education provided through group settings

                    Download Handouts, Outline, and Slides
             Module IV - Public Education for Pain Management

                    Download Handouts, Outline, and Slides
             Module V - Telephone Education

                    Download Handouts, Outline, and Slides
             Module VI - The JCAHO Imperative; Improved Pain Management

                    Download Handouts, Outline, and Slides
             Module VII - Professional Education as a Prerequisite to Patient Education; Involving Colleagues in Pain Education

                    Download Handouts, Outline, and Slides 
  4. Interfaith Care for the Ill – Mobile Application Available at iTunes 
     For healthcare professionals looking for the right words of spiritual comfort in difficult circumstances relating to death or
                 illness. This app offers overviews of central beliefs, traditional prayers, and descriptions of common practices relating to 
                 illness and end-of-life care for Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism.
  5. International Psycho-Oncology Society (requires membership)
             -    Multilingual Core Curriculum Lectures in Psycho-Oncology   (English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian & Spanish) 
  6.   American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Blog
  7. GeriPal – A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog     
  8. Get Palliative Blog
  9. Pain Care Blog

  10. Pain Care MD

  11. Palliative Care: A Lifeline to Quality of Life
  12. Palliative Care Success Blog   
  13. Pallimed: A Hospice & Palliative Medicine Blog
  14. Smart Patients (an online community for cancer patients)
  15. Stronger Together- Cancer Digital Magazine- Free resources for ALL people touched by cancer
  16. The Health Care Blog

  17. The Integrator Blog (Integrative Medicine)


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