Hospice & Palliative Care
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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
HOSPICE: CURRENT PERSPECTIVE
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Chief Medical Officer, MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Executive Director, MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Purpose: This webinar will describe the evolution of hospice in the U.S. from its inception to its current form—a large, highly regulated government program providing home-based palliative care to patients with advanced illness and their families.
- Define hospice as it has evolved in the U.S. and understand its history
- Explain hospice’s relationship to palliative care and describe hospice in terms of its characteristics as a healthcare delivery system
- Identify emerging trends in hospice, continuing barriers to utilization, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospice care
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, case managers, 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
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.
Individual: Free (includes CE certificate)
Release Date: June 30, 2020
Expiration Date: April 17, 2024 (for Nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers); November 7, 2023 (for Case Managers)
Russell K. Portenoy, MD, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa for research support.
No other 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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