Spiritual, Religious and Existential Aspects of Care (LTC 2019)

Recommended for all Healthcare Professionals

Participants may be eligible to receive up to 1.0 continuing education units based on completion of webinar.


This October, we will live-stream our long-term care conference as webinars for distant viewing. This year we will only be offering seven webinars. On Monday, October 7th, we will offer THREE webinars on palliative care presented by End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) faculty, Betty Ferrell and Pam Malloy. On Tuesday, October 8th,we will offer FOUR webinars that will cover operational, advocacy and trending long-term care issues, such as dementia and ageism.

Participants may be eligible to receive continuing education units (CEUS) based on webinar completion. Each webinar overview lists the up-to-date credit information for Administrators, Nurses, Social Workers, Dietitians, Recreational Therapists, and Catholic Chaplains.

Please note that the webinars are completely automated. Every requirement for continuing education is online within the webinar product. Every registrant seeking CEUs must have their own account in our learning management system (Elevate) to access the webinar. Registrants seeking CEUs will also be asked to pass a post-test to verify attendance and complete an evaluation. Certificates of attendance can be claimed online and printed after all requirements have been completed.

Time, Topic, Speaker

Monday, October 7, 2019, 1:00 PM ET, 60 mins

Spiritual, Religious and Existential Aspects of Care (LTC 2019)

Topic #

Webinar Description

Spirituality is recognized as a fundamental aspect of compassionate, resident and family- centered palliative care. It is a dynamic and intrinsic aspect of humanity through which individuals seek meaning, purpose, and transcendence, and experience relationship to self, family, others, community, society, and the significant or sacred. Spirituality is expressed through beliefs, values, traditions, and practices. Palliative care interdisciplinary teams (IDT) serve each resident and family in a manner that respects their spiritual beliefs and practices. Teams are also respectful when residents and families decline to discuss their beliefs or accept spiritual support.

Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN Director and Professor, Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope National Medical Center

Betty Ferrell has been in nursing for 42 years and has focused her clinical expertise and research in pain management, quality of life, and palliative care. Dr. Ferrell is the Director of Nursing Research & Education and a Professor at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and she has over 450 publications in peer-reviewed journals and texts. She is Principal Investigator of a Research Project funded by the National Cancer Institute on “Palliative Care for Patients with Solid Tumors on Phase 1 Clinical Trials” and Principal Investigator of the “End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)” project.

She directs several other funded projects related to palliative care in cancer centers and QOL issues. Dr. Ferrell is Co-Chairperson of the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care.   Dr. Ferrell completed a Masters degree in Theology, Ethics and Culture from Claremont Graduate University in 2007. She has authored eleven books including the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing (5th Edition, 2019) published by Oxford University Press. She is co-author of the text, The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing published in 2008 by Oxford University Press and Making Health Care Whole: Integrating Spirituality into Patient Care (Templeton Press, 2010). In 2013 Dr. Ferrell was named one of the 30 Visionaries in the field by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Health Association.

Credit Information

To obtain continuing education credit, participants must watch the live webinar in full, pass a post-test to verify attendance, and complete an evaluation.

No partial credit is to be given if any time is missed during an individual webinar being streamed from the conference, "Integrating Palliative Care in Continuum of Care Operations." Extenuating circumstances may be considered by discussing the reasoning behind missing the time and determining if credits can be offered an alternative way.

Administrators (NAB)

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.00 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS. Approval #20201006-1.00-A56430-DL.

 

Catholic Chaplains

The National Association of Catholic Chaplains has approved this program for a total of 1.0 Continuing Education Hours.

 

Dietitians (Registered)

This educational program has been approved for 11.0 Continuing Professional Education Hours by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Activity #148694. Learning Need Code (s) # 5390 7100 5100 5460 Performance Indictor(s) # 2.1.1, 8.2.3, 12.2.3, 6.1.2

This webinar is part of the program “Integrating Palliative Care in Continuum of Care Operations.” People who complete this webinar in full will receive 1.0 Contact Hours.

 

New York State Social Workers

Avila Institute of Gerontology, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0265.

Nurses

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Approved Contact Hour(s): 11.0 Program Code #: 002-153-070919.

This webinar is part of the program “Integrating Palliative Care in Continuum of Care Operations.” People who complete this webinar in full will receive 1.0 contact hours.

 

Recreation Therapists

The American Therapeutic Recreation Association has reviewed and pre-approved this workshop for up to 1.1 CEUs. 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. Workshop # 191008NY

This webinar is part of the program “Integrating Palliative Care in Continuum of Care Operations.” People who complete this webinar in full will receive 0.1 CEUs.


Dates(s) Title Type
October 8, 2019 Exploring Ageism: Are We Guilty Too? (LTC 2019) 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2019 Theoretical Models and Modalities Utilized in Dementia Care (LTC 2019) 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2019 Washington Update 2019 (LTC 2019) 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2019 Legal and Regulatory Updates: The Changing Post-Acute Care Landscape (LTC 2019) 2.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 7, 2019 Psychological and Psychiatric Aspects of Care (LTC 2019) 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 7, 2019 Structures and Processes of Care (LTC 2019) 1.0 hrs Live Webinar

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