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Hospice & Palliative Care

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
PALLIATIVE CARE IN THE ELDERLY SICKLE CELL PATIENT

Speaker
Speaker:
Tartania Brown, MD
Senior Palliative Care Physician
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Purpose: The purpose of this webinar is to enhance the knowledge of primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in the palliation of sickle cell anemia patients with frequent pain episodes.

Objectives:

  1. Assess the patient with acute somatic and nociceptive pain in the context of chronic illness
  2. Employ first-line treatment of recurring pain crises in the patient with sickle cell anemia
  3. Understand when referral for palliative specialist care is helpful and important in conjunction with oncologic/hematologic management of patients with sickle cell anemia

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, 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: 0.75

Continuing Education Accreditation

Physicians: This on-demand webinar, Palliative Care in the Elderly Sickle Cell Patient, with a beginning date of September 29, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 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 0.75 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.

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:
Individual: Free (includes CME/CE certificate)

Release Date: September 29, 2020

Expiration Date: September 28, 2021 (for physicians and non-physicians); February 14, 2021 (for nurses); January 31, 2022 (for NYS Social Workers)

Disclosures:

Tartania Brown, MD, 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.

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
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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