Hospice & Palliative Care
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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
AN 86-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH MODERATE DEMENTIA, SUNDOWNING AND A CONCERNED FAMILY CAREGIVER
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.
- Develop an approach to assessment and management of sundowning in dementia patients
- Describe interventions for sleep disorders commonly associated with dementia
- 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:
- Attendance at entire session
- Submission of completed evaluation form
- 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 approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver 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.
Individual: $25 (includes CE certificate)
Release Date: June 24, 2019
Expiration Date: April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers)
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 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), Social Work CE credits, and Music Therapy CE edits.
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