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Hospice & Palliative Care

ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION

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$25

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
AN 80-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH COPD AND DYSPNEA, RECENTLY DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL

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

Purpose: The purpose of this webinar is to expand knowledge of the palliative management of COPD throughout the disease course.

Objectives:

  1. Implement strategies for effective management of dyspnea
  2. Develop approach for addressing goals of care in advanced lung disease
  3. Identify indicators of hospice eligibility in advanced lung disease

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:
Mara Lugassy, MD, has no disclosures.

No other planners and have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in these materials.

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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