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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
FAITH IN TERMS OF DEATH AND DYING
Social Work Manager
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Purpose: The goal of this panel discussion is for clinicians to better understand the nuances of end of life and death affecting families from different cultures in their practice.
- Identify key approaches to use with patients and families when discussing planning for end of life with patients/families from three diverse faiths
- Examine cultural taboos and superstitions surrounding end-of-life/death discussion initiation and how best to address them sensitively
- Improve knowledge about death practices and bereavement needs of persons from three diverse faiths
Target Audience: Social workers and healthcare coaches, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice
Criteria for Successful Completion:
- Attendance at entire session
- Submission of completed evaluation form
- Successful completion of a posttest (70% for nurses; 80% 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.
Individual: Free (includes CE certificate)
Release Date: June 10, 2019
Expiration Date: April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers)
Christine Kucinskis, LCSW, CSW-G, ACHP-SW, has no disclosures.
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.
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