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Hospice & Palliative Care

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
CASE MANAGEMENT IN HOSPICE CARE: A PATIENT WITH DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS AND KENNEDY TERMINAL ULCER

Speaker
Speaker: Michael Mencias, MD, FAAHPM
Senior Hospice Physician
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Purpose: Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and terminal ulcers are clinical conditions encountered in hospice care but are often misdiagnosed and mistreated. Using a case presentation, this webinar will review the recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. Questions frequently asked will be answered in the webinar, such as: Do we need to continue DVT prophylaxis after hospitalization for patients at high risk of occurrence? Do we need to continue anticoagulation after DVT treatment to prevent recurrence? What are the types of terminal skin ulcers? How do we recognize these skin findings and provide timely intervention?

Objectives:  

  1. Review the guidelines on deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis and treatment
  2. Discuss how to recognize a Kennedy Terminal Ulcer
  3. Discuss the implications of a Kennedy Terminal Ulcer and how to prepare the patient and family for imminent death

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: 1.0

Continuing Education Accreditation

Physicians: This on-demand webinar, Case Management in Hospice Care: A Patient with Deep Venous Thrombosis and Kennedy Terminal Ulcer, with a beginning date of June 27, 2024, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 elective credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Elective 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.

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.

 

Fees: Free (includes CME/CE certificate)

Release Date: June 27, 2024

Expiration Date: June 26, 2025 (for physicians and non-physicians); November 1, 2024 (for nurses); January 31, 2025 (for NYS Social Workers)

Disclosures:

Michael Mencias, MD, FAAHPM, 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.

No Planning Committee Member has any disclosures.

Planning Committee Members
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Kerrianne P. Page, MD, HMDC
Joyce Palmieri, MS, RN, CHPN
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS

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 free interdisciplinary palliative care webinars, 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, Case Manager CCMC CE credits, and Music Therapy CE credits.

Our free interactive multimedia modules on Community-Based Palliative Care Program Development  and Caring for Holocaust Survivors With Sensitivity at End of Life  offer up to 9.75 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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