Palliative Care- Breaking Bad News (Methodist Critical Care Series)

  • Date: October 14, 2014
  • Time: 7:00 am to 8:00 am
  • Location: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium, 8303 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, mental health practitioners, and other health care professionals involved in the care of acutely ill adults.

Cost

Cost 

Value: $40
Cost: $0 with promo code 100PD

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 information on clinical topics related to the care of patients with acute illnesses.

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the role of Palliative Care.
  • Describe strategies for giving bad news to patients and their families.

Agenda

Agenda

Time  Agenda
6:45 - 7:00 am                         Registration
7:00 - 7:30 am Palliative Care - Breaking Bad News
  Todd Sauer, MD
 8:00 am Evaluation/Adjournment

Speakers

Speaker

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

Credits/CEUs

Credit/CEUs

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.

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.

Physicians
The Nebraska Methodist Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 contact hour awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.
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 includes 0 pharmacology hour for NPs.

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

Occupational Therapy
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists.

Physical Therapy
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists.

Respiratory Care Practitioners
This program meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hour for Nebraska and Iowa Respiratory Care 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 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.

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