Hospice Update 2014: Breaking Bad News (June 17)

  • Date: June 17, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
  • Location: Methodist Hospital, Centennial Room, 8303 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, social workers, LMHPs, and other health care providers

Cost

Cost

Value: $40  

Cost: $10 with promo code: 75PD

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 intended to provide current evidence-based strategies that support care of patients receiving hospice or palliative care. This course will focus on increased knowledge about communication skills and strategies. 

Participant will be able to:

  • Describe the needs and challenges for effective communication.
  • Apply a structured model to practicing effective communication.

Agenda

Agenda

Agenda 
7:45-8:00am Registration
8:00-9:00am Breaking Bad News
  Todd Sauer, MD
9:00am Adjournment

 

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Speakers

Speakers

Todd Sauer, MD is the Medical Director of Palliative Care. He is Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

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.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nurses
1.0 contact hour awarded.  Code #NE 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. 
This includes 0 pharmacology hours for NPs.

Mental Health Practitioners
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hour for Nebraska licensed mental health practitioners and Iowa Behavioral Sciences practitioners.

Social Workers
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hour for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Education Credit
1.0 Education hour.  Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Educationassigns 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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