AgeWISE Geriatric Education Seminar (AGES): Best Practices in Geropalliative Care – November 2014

  • Date: November 4, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm
  • Location: Women’s Medical Office Building, Bernard & Abbott Rooms, 2nd Floor of Medical Office Building, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022

 

Target Audience

Target Audience

All nursing staff (RNs, CNAs, Techs), social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other interdisciplinary healthcare professionals involved in the care of older adults.

We encourage AgeWISE nurses to attend for AgeWISE sustainability.

 

Cost

Cost

Value: $120.
Cost: $36 with promo code 70PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

 

Course Description

Course Description

 

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:

  • Discuss cultural, spiritual, and religious influences that are essential in providing optimal patient care.
  • Explore policies surrounding brain death as well as examine brain death as it relates to organ donation.
  • Review COPD as it relates to the older adult population.
  • Examine the dynamics of A Time to Heal Program.

                                      


Agenda

Agenda

 

TimeAgenda
08:30 – 09:00 am Registration
09:00 – 09:30 am Judaism and End of Life Care
  Richard Fellman
09:30 – 10:30 am Brain Death
  Lilia Hansen, MSN, RN, CCRN
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
10:45 – 11:45 am Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Older Adult
  Lee Morrow, MD, MSc
11:45 – 12:15 pm A Time to Heal Program
  Stephanie Koraleski, PhD

 

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Speakers

Speakers

Richard Fellman, Professor at University of Nebraska at Omaha. 

Lilia Hansen, MSN, RN, CCRN; Service Leader for Critical Care Unit at Methodist Hospital. 

Lee Morrow, MD, MSc, is an Associate Professor of medicine at Creighton University Medical Center.

Stephanie Koraleski, PhD; Pyschologist and Founder of A Time to Heal Program.

 

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

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 Center for Professional and Continuing Education 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 #NE13-16C07

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education 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. 

Social Work

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 therapistsand certified occupational therapy assistants.

Education Credit

3.0 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education 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.

 

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