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Interprofessional Webinar Series:
A 69-year-old male with lung cancer and painful bone metastases

Funding Disclosure: No commercial funding has been accepted for the activity.

Date and Time: February 7, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET (Live)

Location: Online at http://www.mjhspalliativeinstitute.org/e-learning/

Speaker
Speaker Name and Title:
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Executive Director, MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Chief Medical Officer, MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Purpose: The goal of this palliative care webinar is to expand upon best practices in opioid therapy for pain in those with serious illness, with a focus on breakthrough pain, opioid titration, and opioid rotation.

Objectives:

  1. Implement best practices in the initiation of opioid therapy in patients with chronic pain related to serious illness
  2. Manage breakthrough pain using opioid rescue doses
  3. Implement best practices in opioid titration and rotation

Target Audience:  Nursing administrators and managers, nurses, social workers, and healthcare coaches

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form
  3. Social workers:  successful completion of a posttest (80% passing grade)

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

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:  $15 (includes CE certificate)
Group:  $95 (includes unlimited CE certificates)

Note to Groups:
If you plan to attend as a group, the group facilitator should register for the webinar. After registering, group facilitators will receive detailed email instructions on how to process CE credits for group attendees. Please email PalliativeInstitute@MJHS.org or call (212) 649-5500 with additional questions.

Attending by Smartphone:
No dial-in (i.e., listen only) connections are permitted for CE credit. To attend by phone, download and install the GoToWebinar App from the Apple Store or Google Play.

System Requirements for Computers and Mobile Devices:
https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/system-check-attendee

Disclosures:
Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Faculty and Planner, 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