Hospice & Palliative Care
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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
FAMILY CAREGIVING: WHAT IS TRENDING?
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Director of Medical Education
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Adam Schoenfarber, LCSW, APHSW-C
Social Work Manager
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Purpose: Family caregivers play a key role in patient-family centered care in hospice and palliative care. The Family Meeting is a valuable intervention for communication of medical information, delineation of goals of care, and decision-making within a supportive environment. This webinar will highlight best clinical and research practices and clinically challenging scenarios in working with family caregivers.
- Highlight current trends in family caregiving in hospice and palliative care
- Identify best practices related to the family meeting in hospice and palliative care
- Acquire core communication skills integral to the family meeting
- Recognize challenging clinical scenarios in the context of the family meeting
Target Audience: Nurse practitioners, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice, social workers, and healthcare coaches
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.
Individual: Free (includes CE certificate)
Release Date: December 23, 2019
Expiration Date: April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers)
Myra Glajchen, DSW, and Adam Schoenfarber, LCSW, APHSW-C, have 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, 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/
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