Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

What Social Workers Should Know About End of Life Care

End of Life Choices New York

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

What Social Workers Should Know About End of Life Care

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission (2.0 CEH) 1d 16h 12m $40.00 $4.06

Share What Social Workers Should Know About End of Life Care

Event Details

End of Life Choices New York will offer “What Social Workers Should Know about End of Life Care” on January 23rd, 2019. 2.0 live contact hours will be awarded for NYS licensed social workers (LMSWs and LCSWs). 

The workshop will be presented by Laurie Leonard, LMSW  Executive Director of End of Life Choices New York. Over her forty year career she has worked in hospice, hospitals, communications and specialized in end of life issues. She earned her MBA at Harvard University and her MSW at Fordham University.

Workshop Description

Through lecture and discussion, participants will (1) increase their knowledge around end of life treatment options, advance care planning, palliative care, life-sustaining treatments and hospice and (2) be better prepared help their clients to have their health care wishes honored and receive more effective end of life care.

Learning Objectives:

After attending the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain why dying is very different today than it was a hundred years ago.
  • Describe the difference between a health care proxy, a living will, a MOLST form, and a do not resuscitate order.
  • Identify specific laws that protect patients’ rights to make their own choices about the type of care they want.
  • State what palliative care is and when it can benefit patients.
  • Define hospice care and describe how hospice can provide for a better quality of life and a more peaceful death.
  • Explain why pain is undertreated, and what can be done about it.

Continuing Education Contact Hours Information

2.0 live contact hours will be awarded for NYS licensed social workers.  End of Life Choices New York, Inc. 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 #SW-0464. 

Space is limited to 12 attendees. Registration will close by January 18, 2019.

If you have any questions about this program, please email ayana@endoflifechoicesny.org

Have questions about What Social Workers Should Know About End of Life Care? Contact End of Life Choices New York

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where


End of Life Choices New York
120 East 23rd Street
4th floor
New York, NY 10010

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

End of Life Choices New York

This event is sponsored by End of Life Choices New York (www.endoflifechoicesny.org) . End of Life Choices New York is the leading organization in New York working to improve end-of-life care and expand end-of-life options, to ensure a humane and peaceful death.

  Contact the Organizer

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.