Hospice & Palliative Care
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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF IMPENDING DEATH
Michael Mencias, MD
Senior Hospice Physician
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Purpose: Acquire the knowledge and skills required of a specialist-level palliative care clinician in evaluating and managing a patient in impending death.
- Identify and manage the signs and symptoms associated with impending death, using non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic options
- Recognize and address the common family concerns preceding death
- Describe how to pronounce a patient’s death and provide postmortem care
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, case managers, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students
Criteria for Successful Completion:
- Attendance at entire session
- Submission of completed evaluation form
- Successful completion of a posttest; 80% passing grade (mandatory to receive CE credit 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.
Case Managers: This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.0 CE contact hour.
To claim this CE, log into your CCMC Dashboard at www.ccmcertification.org.
Individual: Free (includes CE certificate)
Release Date: October 14, 2019
Expiration Date: April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers); November 7, 2023 (for Case Managers)
Michael Mencias, MD, 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, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa 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
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 credits.
Our free interactive multimedia modules on Community-Based Palliative Care Program Development and Caring for Holocaust Survivors With Sensitivity at End of Life offer up to 9.75 CE credits.