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

  • Date: August 5, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: Women’s Medical Office Building, Bernard & Abbott Rooms, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022

 

Target Audience

Target Audience

 

All nursing staff (RNs, CNAs, Techs), social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists as well as 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: is $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 best practices for caring for older adults with heart failure.
  • Examine various healing therapy techniques used by the Flamingos for Hope program.
  • Define capacity and requisite elements to consider in determining if capacity for medical decision making is present.
  • Summarize the health care workers role in capacity and related medical decision making.
     
Agenda

Agenda

 

TimeAgenda
8:45 – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 – 9:30 am African American Culture and End of Life Issues
  Rev. Dr. Selwyn Q. Bachus, BSE, MDiv, DMin
9:30– 10:30 am Heart Failure
  Katie Triplett, MSN, APRN
10:30 -11:00 am Flamingos for Hope
  Cheryl Stevens
11:00 – 12:00 pm Capacity
  Jackie Thielen, MSN, RN, APRN-NP
12:00pm Adjournment

 

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Speakers

Speakers

 

Confirmed Speakers include:

Katie Triplett, APRN, MSN is a nurse practitioner with cardiovascular services at Methodist Hospital.
Rev. Dr. Selwyn Q. Bachus, BSE, MDiv, DMin is the Senior Pastor at Salem Baptist Church.
Cheryl Stevens
is the founder of Flamingos for Hope.
Jackie Thielen, MSN, RN, APRN-NP is a nurse practitioner with palliative care services at Methodist Hospital.

 

Credits/CEUsCredit 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 therapists
and 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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