Wednesday, February 14th, 2024 2:45 PM EDT -5:45 PM EDT Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW
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Mental health and healthcare professionals play a critical role in supporting patients and families during hospice care and end-of-life. This training will explore the responsibility of the professional in understanding various ethical standards and how they relate to end-of-life (EOL) care. Ethical considerations and their impacts are discussed, as well as identification of when decision-making ability may be compromised.
Cultural considerations and recommendations to enhance cultural competence will be detailed. Case vignettes and video clips will encourage critical thinking and explore the nuanced factors present in in EOL care. The goal of this course is to provide any helpig professional hospice with knowledge of ethics related to EOL care. This course is appropriate for social workers, counselors, therapists, physicians, nurses, clergy, and any other professionals that serve people at end of life.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CE You! Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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- Participants will be able to identify three ways that their professional ethics relate to EOL care an apply ethical principles to hospice and end of life care..
- Participants will be able to describe common ethical dilemmas in EOL care and identify an ethical decision-making process.
- Participants will be able to Apply ethical decision-making frameworks and values to case examples and real life clinical situations.
- Various Professional Ethics and EOL Care
- Sources of ethical guidance
- SW values and EOL care
- NASW Standards for Palliative Care
- Patient education, advocacy
- Advance directives
- Case examples
- Core Professional Competencies
- Necessary knowledge
- Flexibility & adaptability
- Spirituality & religion
- Cross-cultural competence
- Cultural Implications and Practice
- Cultural assessment
- Kleinman's Cultural Assessment
- Factors worth exploring: taboo around death, collective decision making, perception of pain and pain relief, role of religion and faith, use of traditional healing
- Video demonstrations: Two patients and cultural influences
- Cultural assessment
This presentation is open to:
- Behavior Analysts
- Social Workers
- Professional Counselors
- Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
- Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
This online class is offered at an introductory level ,and is beneficial for a beginner level clinician:
- New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
- Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
- Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
- Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives
- Refunds: Registrants who are unable to attend a Thrapy Express seminar or live webinars may ask for, and will receive, a credit or refund (your choice). Refund requests will be processed within 3 business days. When an attendee knows in advance that they are unable to attend we ask that they inform Thrapy Express ahead of time by emailing [email protected] or by calling or texting (631) 202-1010 this allows us to free up the spot in the training in the event that a training is at or near capacity.
- Disability Access: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.
- Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.
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- Satisfactory Completion: Participants must have paid the tuition fee, logged in and out each day, attended the entire webinar, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (If this is a pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% to receive a certificate.) Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available after satisfactory course completion by clicking here
- Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.
- There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.