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Hospice & Palliative Care

ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION

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2/09/23, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES:
CASE MANAGEMENT IN HOSPICE CARE: A PATIENT WITH DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS AND KENNEDY TERMINAL ULCER

Speaker
Speaker: Michael Mencias, MD, FAAHPM
Senior Hospice Physician
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Purpose: Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and terminal ulcers are clinical conditions encountered in hospice care but are often misdiagnosed and mistreated. Using a case presentation, this webinar will review the recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. Questions frequently asked will be answered in the webinar, such as: Do we need to continue DVT prophylaxis after hospitalization for patient at high risk of occurrence? Do we need to continue anticoagulation after DVT treatment to prevent recurrence? What are the types of terminal skin ulcers? How do we recognize these skin findings and provide timely intervention?

Objectives:  

  1. Review the guidelines on deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis and treatment
  2. Discuss how to recognize a Kennedy Terminal Ulcer
  3. Discuss the implications of a Kennedy Terminal Ulcer and how to prepare the patient and family for imminent death

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

Continuing Education Accreditation

Physicians: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Nurses: The 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.

 

Fees:
Individual: Free (includes CME/CE certificate)
Group: Free (includes unlimited CME/CE certificates)

Note to Groups:
If you plan to attend as a group, the group facilitator should register for the webinar. After registering, group facilitators will receive detailed email instructions on how to process CE credits for group attendees. Please email [email protected] or call (212) 649-5500 with additional questions.

Attending by Smartphone:
No dial-in (i.e., listen only) connections are permitted for CE credit. To attend by phone, download and install the GoToWebinar App from the Apple Store or Google Play.

System Requirements for Computers and Mobile Devices:
https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/system-check-attendee

Disclosures:

Michael Mencias, MD, FAAHPM, 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  offer 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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