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Fast Track: MH's Certificate in End-of-Life Care

Montgomery Hospice

Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)

Fast Track: MH's Certificate in End-of-Life Care

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Montgomery Hospice Center for Learning presents

Fast Track: MH's Certificate in End-of-Life Care


Complete 3 courses in 1

Thursday, August 29, 2019
9:00am-12:30pm
Hebrew Home (Smith Kogod Building)
6105 Montrose Rd
Rockville, MD 20852

Cost: $35

I. Practical Strategies for Conversations on End of Life and Hospice
   (Dr. Shahid Aziz, MD, FAAHPM, Montgomery Hospice Team Physician)

  • Discuss the importance of having conversations about hospice care and what happens when professionals avoid those conversations
  • Discuss when to begin talking with patients and families about the option of hospice careRecognize how word choice and language can either be helpful or harmful
  • Explore strategies that professionals can use when introducing hospice care to patients and families
  • Gain a level of comfort when having end-of-life conversations with others


II. Taking Stock of Patients’ Needs: Hospice Eligibility
    (Jennifer Plude, RN, BSN, CHPN, Senior VP of Nursing & Care Management)

  • Define patient and family needs using the STOCK acronym
  • Identify key questions to ask patients and families when determining goals of care
  • Discover tools for determining hospice eligibility
  • Learn strategies for talking with physicians and families

 
III. Complementary Therapies: Nurturing through the Senses
     (Sandra Lavengood, MHSA, LMT, Complementary Therapies Manager) 

  • Define Complementary Therapies
  • Describe how each modality can ease suffering for an individual nearing the end of life
  • Learn when patients and families may benefit from Complementary Therapies



Continuing Education:
 



Questions:

Contact Beza Gebrehana at bgebrehana@montgomeryhospice.org or 301-527-4092. 
*Individuals not pursuing the Certificate in EOL Care are also welcome to attend. 




Special Thanks

Location provided courtesy of SmithLife HomeCare. A special thanks to Hebrew Home Of Greater Washington for hosting this program, and to Right at Home for being a sponsor!
      

These continuing nursing education activities are approved by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Have questions about Fast Track: MH's Certificate in End-of-Life Care? Contact Montgomery Hospice

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Hebrew Home Of Greater Washington (Smith Kogod Building)
6105 Montrose Rd
Rockville, MD 20852

Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)


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Montgomery Hospice

Montgomery Hospice is a community-supported nonprofit organization that has been providing hospice care to people in Montgomery County, MD for 37 years.  Besides hospice services, we provide professional grief support for patients and families, as well as support groups and workshops for county residents.  

For more information visit: www.montgomeryhospice.org

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