November 2020 Release Notes
Wishing you and yours a happy holiday season! Here's what we've been up to this past November.
New in the Content Library
We've added 1 new video and 13 documents in languages that include English 🇺🇸, Chinese (Mandarin) 🇨🇳, German 🇩🇪, Haitian Creole 🇭🇹, Russian 🇷🇺, and Spanish 🇪🇸. Check them out below.
- What's Important to You - Things to Think About When You Are Seriously Ill (Handout) 🇺🇸
- For Older Adults Making Decisions About Dialysis 🇪🇸
- For Older Adults Making Decisions About Dialysis (Handout) 🇪🇸
- Caregiver Academy: Caring for Patients with Advanced Dementia at a SNF or Hospital (Handout) 🇺🇸
- Shingles Vaccine for Adults (Handout) 🇪🇸
- Pneumonia Vaccine for Adults (Handout) 🇪🇸
- Flu Vaccine for Adults (Extended) (Handout) 🇪🇸
- What is Palliative Care 🇨🇳🇷🇺🇭🇹🇩🇪🇪🇸
- Guide to CPR for Parents of Children with Advanced Cancer (Handout) 🇺🇸
- Guide to CPR for Parents of Children with a Serious Illness (Handout) 🇺🇸
Technology Platform Updates
Check out a summary below on recent updates for our web and mobile apps.
- Resolved a crash related to Android 10 users
- Consolidated free video and PDF content on the homepage
- Updated button appearance
- Monthly Analytics Reports: these emails will be sent monthly to administrators to inform you of your account activity for the last month (e.g. change percentage of completed viewings relative to the previous month, # codes issued, etc.). If you have any questions about this report or would like to opt-out of receiving these emails, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
New on the Blog
In case you missed it, here's the latest feature on our blog.
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Every day, some 53 million U.S. adults spend countless hours caring for a family member who requires medical care. They do this without compensation or formal training, and often while holding a job. The COVID-19 pandemic has only brought new challenges to family caregivers, while at the same time amplifying the need for the critical role they play in providing safe care for vulnerable individuals. Read on to see how healthcare professionals can support caregivers during this health crisis.
(4 min read)
Although there is a preponderance of evidence to support the use of shared decision making (SDM), its adoption into routine medical practice has been slow. Read on to review the benefits of SDM, clinical situations that are best suited for SDM, and a technique for putting SDM into practice.
That's all for now! Take care and stay tuned for next month's updates.
- The ACP Decisions Team