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Hospice & Palliative Care

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
PAIN ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN ADVANCED ILLNESS

Speaker
Speaker: Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT
Director of Education and Training
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care

Purpose: The purpose of this webinar is to assist participants to acquire the knowledge and skills to provide hospice and palliative care, specifically in pain assessment and management in individuals with advanced illness.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the principles and theories of pain management
  2. Articulate and incorporate the practice of pain assessment
  3. Assess the presence of pain, utilizing specific tools to scale and interpret
  4. Articulate and incorporate best practices in equianalgesic dosing
  5. Identify pharmacological and nonpharmacological measures used in the management of pain

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:

  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: 1.25

Continuing Education Accreditation

Nurses: MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited provider 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:
Individual: Free (includes CE certificate)

Release Date: August 20, 2019

Expiration Date: February 14, 2021 (for nurses); January 31, 2022 (for NYS Social Workers)

Disclosures:
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT, has no disclosures.

Russell K. Portenoy, MD, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa for research support. 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 and fee-based 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), and Social Work CE credits.

Our NEW 5-module interactive e-learning course on Palliative Care Program Development offers up to 6.5 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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