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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
COMMUNICATION IN PALLIATIVE CARE: SERIOUS ILLNESS DISCUSSIONS
Chief Medical Officer, MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Executive Director, MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Professor of Neurology and Family and Social Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Purpose: Patients with serious chronic illnesses benefit from repeated, timely, sensitive, and actionable goal setting discussions. The goal of this webinar is to describe the elements of goal setting discussions and provide a framework for improving the ability of clinicians to engage in these discussions with seriously ill patients and their families.
- Position goals discussions as part of palliative care
- Develop a workable definition and framework for goals discussions
- Discuss a communication tool for goal setting discussions
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
Physicians: This on-demand webinar, Communication in Palliative Care: Serious Illness Discussions, with a beginning date of May 12, 2022, 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 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.
Free (includes CME/CE certificate)
Release Date: May 12, 2022
Expiration Date: May 13, 2023 (for physicians and non-physicians); April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers); November 7, 2023 (for Case Managers)
Russell K. Portenoy, 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.
No Planning Committee Member has financial 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.