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Hospice & Palliative Care

ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
HOME CARE: THE FAMILY MEETING

Speaker
Speaker: Myra Glajchen, DSW, MSW, BSW, ACSW, APHSW-C
Director of Education and Training
Associate Program Director, Fellowship Training Program
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Purpose: Family caregivers are an important part of the health care team, providing support for activities of daily living, continuity of care, and decision-making for patients with advanced illness. Working with family caregivers falls to every member of the health care team. The goal of this webinar is to review best practices in communication and the Family Meeting.

Objectives:  

  1. Provide an overview of best practices in family caregiver assessment and intervention
  2. Identify strategies for using The Family Meeting to include family caregivers in the care plan
  3. Identify the challenges when introducing hospice to patients and caregivers
  4. Identify core communication skills which enhance The Family Meeting

Target Audience: Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice, social workers, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, 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

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: Free (includes CE certificate)

Release Date: June 9, 2022

Expiration Date: April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers)

Disclosures:

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

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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