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Fast Track to The Center for Learning's Certificate in End-of-Life Care

Montgomery Hospice & Prince George's Hospice

Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)

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The Center for Learning presents

Fast Track to The Center for Learning's Certificate in End-of-Life Care


Complete 3 courses in 1

Thursday, March 12, 2020
9:00am-12:30pm
Aspenwood Senior Living Community
14400 Homecrest Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Cost: $35

I. 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

II. 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 care
  • Recognize 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

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.
**Please contact Beza Gebrehana regarding discounts.



Special Thanks

A special thanks to Aspenwood Senior Living Community for hosting this program, and to Advanced Nursing and Home Support 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 to The Center for Learning's Certificate in End-of-Life Care? Contact Montgomery Hospice & Prince George's Hospice

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Aspenwood Senior Living Community
14400 Homecrest Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)


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Montgomery Hospice & Prince George's Hospice

Montgomery Hospice & Prince George's Hospice is a community-supported nonprofit organization providing hospice care to people in Montgomery County and Prince George's County, MD, founded in 1981. 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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