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Hospice & Palliative Care

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC RISK FACTORS IN PATIENTS AND FAMILIES

Speaker
Speaker: Adam Schoenfarber, LCSW, APHSW-C
Social Work Manager
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Purpose: This presentation will establish a baseline understanding of how to watch for symptoms of common mental health diagnoses. The presentation seeks to normalize the symptoms of mental illness and reinforce tools to diagnose when necessary and appropriate. In addition to assessment and treatment skills for common mental health issues, pain and its role and impact on mental health will be examined.

Objectives:

  1. Identify comorbid psychological and psychiatric symptoms in patients and families with chronic and terminal illness
  2. Determine when to intervene when symptoms are present and what might discourage intervention
  3. Identify appropriate interventions when symptoms are present and treatment is appropriate

Target Audience:  social workers and healthcare coaches

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form
  3. Successful completion of a posttest (80% passing grade)

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

Release Date: April 24, 2019

Expiration Date: January 31, 2022 

Continuing Education 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:  Free (includes CE certificate)

Disclosures
Adam Schoenfarber, LCSW, APHSW-C, 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 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 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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