Perinatal Bereavement Program

  • Date: April 23, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Location: Women’s Medical Office Building, Bernard Room, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, social workers, and other clinicians working with patients experiencing perinatal or newborn loss.     

Cost

Cost

Value: $290
Cost: $87 with discount code 70pd

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2015 health system promo code for a 100% discount. Perinatal Outreach members please use your 2015 promo code for a 75% discount.

Course Description

Course Description

 

Purpose Statement: The purpose of this program is to provide interdisciplinary education for bedside clinicians to assist patients and families experiencing perinatal loss and or the loss of a newborn.

Objectives:

  • Identify comfort level in caring for patients /families experiencing perinatal loss or the loss of a newborn.
  • Define classifications of perinatal loss.
  • Identify the grief process  and individual responses  related to perinatal loss and or the loss of a newborn.
  • Examine the  role of the interdisciplinary  team when caring for bereaved patients and families.
  • Recognize the role that rituals play in promoting healthy grieving.
  • Identify and apply protocols and guidelines to provide  individualized care of the patient and family experiencing perinatal loss or loss of a newborn.
  • Discuss individual parent and family members responses to the grief process related to perinatal loss and or the loss of a newborn.
  • Review individual staff responses to the grief process related to the parents and family members who experienced perinatal loss.
  • Identify the needs of the caregiver and resources to avoid compassion fatigue

 

Agenda

Agenda

 

Agenda
7:45 - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 - 8:30 am Overview and Introduction
  Mary Seger Barker, RNC-OB, MSN, C-EFM
8:30 - 9:30 am Introduction of the Grief Process
  Valerie Anderson, RN, MSN
9:30 - 9:40 am Break
9:40 - 10:45 am Role of the Interdisciplinary team
  Barbara Todd, Terry Kucera
10:45 - 10:55 am Break
10:55 - 11:45 am Application of Protocols/Guidelines Resources Through Case Scenarios
  Mary Seger Barker, RNC-OB, MSN, C-EFM
11:45 - 12:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
12:30 - 2:30 pm Parent Panel
  Mary Seger Barker, RNC-OB, MSN, C-EFM & Valerie Anderson, RN, MSN
2:30 - 2:40 pm Break
2:40 - 3:00 pm Debriefing
  Valerie Anderson, RN, MSN
3:00 - 4:10 pm Care of the Caregiver
  Mary Seger Barker, RNC-OB, MSN, C-EFM & Valerie Anderson, RN, MSN
4:10 - 4:20 pm Question and Answers
  Mary Seger Barker, RNC-OB, MSN, C-EFM & Valerie Anderson, RN, MSN
4:20 - 4:30 pm Evaluations

Speakers

Speaker

Mary Seger Barker, RNC-OB, MSN, C-EFM; Clinical Nurse Specialist at Methodist Women's Hospital

Valerie Anderson, RN, MSN; Staff Development Nurse, Methodist Women's Hospital Outreach

Bill Cutler; Funeral Director at Heafey-Heafey-Hoffman-Dworak & Cutler

Barbara Todd; Chaplain for Methodist Health Systems

 

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

7.25 contact hours awarded
Master Code #:   Code #NE13-16C07

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This includes 0 pharmacology hours.


Social Work

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 7.25 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.


Education Credit

7.25 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.

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