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Hospice & Palliative Care

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
FAMILY MEETINGS IN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

Speaker
Speaker:
Myra Glajchen, DSW, MSW, BSW, ACSW, APHSW-C
Director of Education and Training
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care

Adam Schoenfarber, LCSW, APHSW-C
Palliative Care Social Worker
Westchester Medical Center's Advanced Physician Services

Purpose: The purpose of this webinar is to describe the importance of the family meeting as a best practice for advance care planning and caregiver support in hospice and palliative care.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss best practices related to the family meeting in hospice and palliative care
  2. Describe core communication skills integral to the family meeting
  3. Discuss challenging clinical scenarios in the context of the family meeting

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, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, creative arts therapists, and medical students

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form
  3. 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, Family Meetings in Hospice and Palliative Care, with a beginning date of August 19, 2021, 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.

Music Therapists: Family Meetings in Hospice and Palliative Care is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 1 Continuing Music Therapy Education credit. The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, Provider Number 150, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.

Completion of this course does not ensure that the participant is currently a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). Verify music therapy board certification status at www.cbmt.org.

Nurses: The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver 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: Free (includes CME/CE/CBMT certificate)

Release Date: August 19, 2021

Expiration Date: August 18, 2022 (for physicians and non-physicians); September 19, 2022 (for creative art therapists); April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2022 (for NYS Social Workers)

Disclosures:

Myra Glajchen, DSW, MSW, BSW, ACSW, APHSW-C, 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.

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 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  offers 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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