AgeWISE Geriatric Education Seminars (AGES): Symptom Management
- Date: March 19, 2013
- Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
- Location: Women’s Medical Office Building, Bernard Room, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022
All AgeWISE certified nurses and interdisciplinary healthcare professionals involved in the care of older adults.
Cost: is $48 with promo code 60PD
Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the health system promo code for a 100% discount.
Purpose Statement: This program is designed to provide an interprofessional forum for staff to engage in learning and implementing best practices in geropalliative care; to improve patient outcomes through sustaining and spreading AgeWISE principles; and to provide ongoing support to AgeWISE RNs and AgeWISE sustainability.
Participants will be able to:
- Recognize patient signs and symptoms that are suggestive of suffering.
- Identify appropriate pharmacologic approaches that help to relieve suffering in palliative care patients.
- List two actions that you will take at the completion of this presentation that will help to reduce patient suffering in your work environment.
- Identify nonpharmacological alternative therapies used for symptom management in palliative care.
- Explain various massage therapy techniques.
- Discuss the role of person centered care in the geriatric population.
|8:30 – 9:00am||Registration|
|9:00 – 10:00am||Understanding the Role of Symptom Management
|Jackie Thielen, MSN, RN, APRN-NP
|10:00 - 10:30am
||Alternative Therapies Used In Palliative Care
|Clayton Hoberman, MD|
|10:30 - 11:00am
||Massage Therapy Techniques
|Jennifer Moseley, LMT|
|11:00 – 11:55am||Inspiring Person Centered Care
|Deborah Marks Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA|
|11:55 – 12:00pm||Summary and Evaluations
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Jackie Thielen, MSN, APRN - NP is a nurse practitioner for palliative care services at Methodist Hospital.
Clayton Hoberman, MD is a palliative care physician in private practice.
Jennifer Moseley, LMT is an experienced licensed massage therapist.
Deborah Marks Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA is a gerontological clinical nurse specialist and co-director of the AgeWISE nurse residency program at Methodist Hospital.
In order to obtain contact hours or CEUs for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.Nurses
3.0 contact hours awarded. Code #NE10-13C32.
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.
Physical Therapy And Physical Therapist Assistants
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.
Occupational Therapy and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists
and certified occupational therapy assistants.
3.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.