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Accredited continuing nursing education in hospice and palliative care

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$25

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
AN 86-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH MODERATE DEMENTIA, SUNDOWNING AND A CONCERNED FAMILY CAREGIVER

Speaker
Speaker: Mara Lugassy, MD
Senior Hospice Physician
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Purpose: The purpose of this case conference is to review the management of sundowning and sleep disturbance in dementia and to identify resources for patient and caregiver support.

Objectives:

  1. Develop an approach to assessment and management of sundowning in dementia patients
  2. Describe interventions for sleep disorders commonly associated with dementia
  3. Identify support services for patients and caregivers in advancing dementia

Target Audience: Social workers and healthcare coaches,nurse practitioners, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form
  3. Successful completion of a posttest (70% for nurses; 80% for social workers)

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

Continuing Education Accreditation:

Nurses: MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Social Workers: MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0242.

 

Fees:
Individual: $25 (includes CE certificate)

Release Date: June 24, 2019

Expiration Date: February 14, 2021 (for nurses); January 31, 2022 (for NYS Social Workers)

Disclosures:
Dr.Lugassy has no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in these materials. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Faculty and Planner, has indicated a relationship with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP for research support.

No other Planning Committee Member has any disclosures.

Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS
Wini Schein, BA

Location: Online at https://www.mjhspalliativeinstitute.org/e-learning/

The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is pleased to offer our free and fee-based interdisciplinary webinar series, live and on demand, delivered by frontline experts, typically offering 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit for Continuing Medical Education (CME), Nursing continuing education (CE), and Social Work CE credits.

Our NEW 5-module interactive e-learning course on Palliative Care Program Development offers up to 6.5 CE credits.

Free pdf downloads now available:  15 palliative care professional factsheets and patient education handouts on 18 topics in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Arabic, French, and Russian.

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