Administrators, Nurses, Dietitians, Social Workers, Recreational Therapists, and Catholic Chaplains.
This October, the Avila Institute will be streaming their long-term care conference live. The first day of the conference will focus on topics in palliative
care and the second day will look at the latest in regulatory and compliance. Continuing education will be available for Nurses, Social Workers, Dietitians,
Catholic Chaplains, Recreation Therapists, and Nursing Home Administrators to earn continuing education credit.
Monday, October 8, 2018, 11:15 am ET, 60 mins
The lecture will include a discussion of the nature of spiritual suffering and its treatment, as well as common mental syndromes and their psychiatric approach (such as delirium, depression and panic). Participants will explore emotional suffering, its nature, approaches to treatment, severity, and outcomes. They will learn about physical suffering, common forms of therapy and drug usage for pain control, dyspnea and obstruction. The session will touch on challenges of family care and approaches to therapy, as well as grief and the challenges it presents to staff and families.
Michael J. Brescia, MD is Senior Vice President and Executive Medical Director of Calvary Hospital located at 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461. He received his B.S. Degree from Fordham University, Bronx, NY and his MD from Georgetown University Medical School. Dr. Brescia is internationally famous for the invention of the AV Fistula which has world-wide acclaim for the preservation of life in terminal renal disease and in renal transplantation which is now an accepted mode of therapy. Dr. Brescia has received awards and lectured world-wide on hemodialysis and access. While at the peak of his career in organ transplantation, he surrendered the economic fortunes to develop and create a hospital of singular nature devoted to terminal cancer patients as the response to euthanasia and assisted suicide. At the present time, world-wide acclaim has resulted in visitors from nearly every European and Asian nation for education.
This Webinar Does not provide Continuing Education Hours.
ATTENDANCE: All participants must attend the webinar in full, enter the complete verification code, and complete the evaluation.
No partial credit is to be given if any time is missed during an individual session presented at this conference. Extenuating circumstances may be considered by discussing the reasoning behind missing the time and determining if credits can be offered an alternative way.
This program has been submitted for review (but not yet approved) for Continuing Education for 1.0 total clock hours by NAB (National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards)/ NCERS (National Continuing Education Review Service). Call 518-537-5000 for further information.
This educational program has been approved for 1.0 Continuing Education Hours by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains.
This educational program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for approval to award Continuing Professional Education Hours. Please contact us at 518-537-5000 or www.avilainstitute.org for the status of CPE accreditation.
This webinar is part of the program "Compassion, Comfort, and Compliance in Long-term Care." People who complete this webinar in full will receive 1.0 Contact Hours.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.
Approved Contact Hour(s):11.0
Program Code #: 002-169-070618
This webinar is part of the program "Compassion, Comfort, and Compliance in Long-term Care." People who complete this webinar in full will receive 0.1 CEUs.
The American Therapeutic Recreation Association has reviewed and pre-approved this workshop for up to 1.1 CEUs. Approval #181008NY
ATRA awarded Category B CEUs are not automatically accepted for credit by NCTRC or other professional credentialing organizations. Individual CTRS’s may submit the CEUs to NCTRC for consideration in their individual recertification process. Statistically, 85% of pre-approved ATRA CEU credits are also approved by NCTRC.
This program has been approved for 1.0 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and
the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D80029-8.
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