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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
FAITH IN TERMS OF DEATH AND DYING

Speaker
Speaker: Christine Kucinskis, LCSW, CSW-G, ACHP-SW
Social Work Manager
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Purpose: The goal of this panel discussion is for clinicians to better understand the nuances of end of life and death affecting families from different cultures in their practice.

Objectives:

  1. Identify key approaches to use with patients and families when discussing planning for end of life with patients/families from three diverse faiths
  2. Examine cultural taboos and superstitions surrounding end-of-life/death discussion initiation and how best to address them sensitively
  3. Improve knowledge about death practices and bereavement needs of persons from three diverse faiths

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 10, 2019

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

Disclosures:
Christine Kucinskis, LCSW, CSW-G, ACHP-SW, has no disclosures.

Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Faculty and Planner, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa for research support. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

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

Funding Disclosure: No commercial funding has been accepted for the activity.

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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