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Hospice & Palliative Care

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
ANXIETY DISORDERS IN THE SERIOUSLY ILL

Speaker
Speaker: E. Alessandra Strada, PhD
Integrative Medicine and Bereavement Specialist
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Purpose: The goal of this webinar is to discuss the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of anxiety and anxiety disorders along the continuum of care in patients with serious and advanced illness. The presentation will use discussion of clinical cases to illustrate a practical clinical treatment approach aimed at improving the patient's symptoms and quality of life.

Objectives:  

  1. Review the prevalence and clinical presentation of anxiety and anxiety disorders in the palliative care setting
  2. Discuss assessment, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis of anxiety in advanced illness
  3. Present evidence-based and integrated treatment approaches

Target Audience: Primary care providers, nurse practitioners, palliative care specialists, pain specialists, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice, social workers, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form
  3. Successful completion of a posttest; 80% passing grade (mandatory to receive CE credit for social workers)

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

Continuing Education Accreditation

Physicians: This on-demand webinar, Anxiety Disorders in the Seriously Ill, with a beginning date of August 13, 2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1.0 credit(s) toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Social Workers: The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care SW CPE 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 #0242.

 

Fees: Free (includes CME/CE certificate)

Release Date: August 13, 2018

Expiration Date: April 18, 2022 (for physicians and non-physicians); April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2022 (for NYS Social Workers)

Disclosures:

E. Alessandra Strada, PhD, 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.

No Planning Committee member has any disclosures.

Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Joyce Palmieri, MS, RN, CHPN
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 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.

Our free interactive multimedia modules on Community-Based Palliative Care Program Development  and Caring for Holocaust Survivors With Sensitivity at End of Life  offers up to 9.75 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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