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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
THE FAMILY MEETING IN PALLIATIVE CARE: BEST PRACTICES
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.
- Discuss best practices related to the family meeting in hospice and palliative care
- Describe core communication skills integral to the family meeting
- Discuss challenging clinical scenarios in the context of the family meetings
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, case managers, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, creative arts therapists, 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
Physicians: This on-demand webinar, The Family Meeting in Palliative Care: Best Practices, with a beginning date of March 9, 2023, 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 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.
Fees: Free (includes CME/CBMT/CCMC/CE certificate)
Release Date: March 9, 2023
Expiration Date: March 1, 2024 (for physicians and non-physicians); September 1, 2023 (for creative art therapists); April 17, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers); November 7, 2023 (for Case Managers)
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 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/
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