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Palliative Care Communication Training for Improved Quality of Care

City of Hope's Division of Nursing Research and Education is excited to present "Palliative Care Communication Training for Improved Quality of Care" with generous support from the Archstone Foundation.
 
Join us on January 28-29, 2015 for the opportunity to learn and network with others committed to improving the delivery of palliative care. This two-day course is free to competitively selected multidisciplinary teams (two participants per team) from palliative care programs throughout the state of California. The aim of this two-day grant-funded course is to improve the quality of care for patients and families by offering a palliative care communication course. The curriculum is appropriate for all core disciplines (physician, nurse, social worker, chaplain).
 
This course is organized by the themes of the COMFORT communication curriculum, an evidence-based, theoretically-grounded curriculum that summarizes the basic principles of palliative care communication. This interactive course will include communication skills-building sessions and provide participants with a communication toolkit that includes a copy of the curriculum, books, video examples, and additional resources to bring back to participant institutions.
 
Each selected participant will receive:
 
  • Free registration
  • Materials
  • Meals/snacks
  • Goal follow-up at 6 and 9 months post-course
  • 13.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU) & 13.5 CME Hours provided
     
* Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider #: CEP 13380 for 13.5 contact hours; and course meets the qualifications for 13.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS Provider#: PCE 2401 (CE Provider: City of Hope National Medical Center/Beckman Research Institute). No partial CEs given. You must attend entire program to receive CEs.
 
 
Don’t find yourself on the waiting list for this course – apply before the September 1, 2014 deadline!
 
 
 
Presentations By:
 
Betty Ferrell, Ph.D., M.A., FAAN, FPCN
City of Hope, CA
 
Elaine Wittenberg-Lyles, PhD
City of Hope, CA
 
Joy Goldsmith, PhD
University of Memphis, TN
 
Rev. Terry Irish, D. Min., BCC
City of Hope, CA
 
Dawn Gross, MD, PhD
City of Hope, CA
 
Sandra Ragan, PhD
University of Oklahoma, OK
 
Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Northwestern University, IL
 
 
CME Accreditation Statement: City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: City of Hope designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Allied Health Care Professionals: Registered nurses may report up to 13.25 credit hour toward the continuing education requirement for license renewal by their state Board of Registered Nurses (BRN). CME may be noted on the license renewal application in lieu of a BRN provider number. • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants states that AMA accredited Category 1 courses are accepted for re certification. City of Hope is accredited by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences, PCE Provider #4017. This activity meets the qualifications for 13.25 hour credit for MFTs and or LCSWs as required by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences.
 
 

Palliative Care Communication Training

Palliative Care Communication Training for Improved Quality of Care

City of Hope's Division of Nursing Research and Education is excited to present "Palliative Care Communication Training for Improved Quality of Care" with generous support from the Archstone Foundation.
 
Join us on January 28-29, 2015 for the opportunity to learn and network with others committed to improving the delivery of palliative care. This two-day course is free to competitively selected multidisciplinary teams (two participants per team) from palliative care programs throughout the state of California. The aim of this two-day grant-funded course is to improve the quality of care for patients and families by offering a palliative care communication course. The curriculum is appropriate for all core disciplines (physician, nurse, social worker, chaplain).
 
This course is organized by the themes of the COMFORT communication curriculum, an evidence-based, theoretically-grounded curriculum that summarizes the basic principles of palliative care communication. This interactive course will include communication skills-building sessions and provide participants with a communication toolkit that includes a copy of the curriculum, books, video examples, and additional resources to bring back to participant institutions.
 
Each selected participant will receive:
 
  • Free registration
  • Materials
  • Meals/snacks
  • Goal follow-up at 6 and 9 months post-course
  • 13.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU) & 13.5 CME Hours provided
     
* Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider #: CEP 13380 for 13.5 contact hours; and course meets the qualifications for 13.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS Provider#: PCE 2401 (CE Provider: City of Hope National Medical Center/Beckman Research Institute). No partial CEs given. You must attend entire program to receive CEs.
 
 
Don’t find yourself on the waiting list for this course – apply before the September 1, 2014 deadline!
 
 
 
Presentations By:
 
Betty Ferrell, Ph.D., M.A., FAAN, FPCN
City of Hope, CA
 
Elaine Wittenberg-Lyles, PhD
City of Hope, CA
 
Joy Goldsmith, PhD
University of Memphis, TN
 
Rev. Terry Irish, D. Min., BCC
City of Hope, CA
 
Dawn Gross, MD, PhD
City of Hope, CA
 
Sandra Ragan, PhD
University of Oklahoma, OK
 
Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Northwestern University, IL
 
 
CME Accreditation Statement: City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: City of Hope designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Allied Health Care Professionals: Registered nurses may report up to 13.25 credit hour toward the continuing education requirement for license renewal by their state Board of Registered Nurses (BRN). CME may be noted on the license renewal application in lieu of a BRN provider number. • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants states that AMA accredited Category 1 courses are accepted for re certification. City of Hope is accredited by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences, PCE Provider #4017. This activity meets the qualifications for 13.25 hour credit for MFTs and or LCSWs as required by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences.
 
 
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