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Ethical Considerations in Hospice and End of Life

Mental health and healthcare professionals play a critical role in supporting patients and families during hospice care and end-of-life. This training will explore the responsibility of the professional in understanding various ethical standards and how they relate to end-of-life (EOL) care. Ethical considerations and their impacts are discussed, as well as identification of when decision-making ability may be compromised.

Cultural considerations and recommendations to enhance cultural competence will be detailed. Case vignettes and video clips will encourage critical thinking and explore the nuanced factors present in in EOL care. The goal of this course is to provide any helpig professional hospice with knowledge of ethics related to EOL care. This course is appropriate for social workers, counselors, therapists, physicians, nurses, clergy, and any other professionals that serve people at end of life.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CE You!  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Ethical Considerations in Hospice and End of Life

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$59.99 Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW

Mental health and healthcare professionals play a critical role in supporting patients and families during hospice care and end-of-life. This training will explore the responsibility of the professional in understanding various ethical standards and how they relate to end-of-life (EOL) care. Ethical considerations and their impacts are discussed, as well as identification of when decision-making ability may be compromised.

Cultural considerations and recommendations to enhance cultural competence will be detailed. Case vignettes and video clips will encourage critical thinking and explore the nuanced factors present in in EOL care. The goal of this course is to provide any helpig professional hospice with knowledge of ethics related to EOL care. This course is appropriate for social workers, counselors, therapists, physicians, nurses, clergy, and any other professionals that serve people at end of life.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CE You!  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

About the Presenter

Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She has held clinical positions as an outpatient and in-home therapist and clinical supervisor. Diane was an Adjunct Professor of Social Work for 10 years at The University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare and a Field Liaison and Field Instructor, and has been a professional development trainer for over 10 years.

This workshop Offers 3 Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is recorded and will not grant live credits.

Ethical Considerations in Hospice and End of Life

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW

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Course Length: 3 Hours

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify three ways that their professional ethics relate to EOL care an apply ethical principles to hospice and end of life care..
  2. Participants will be able to describe common ethical dilemmas in EOL care and identify an ethical decision-making process.
  3. Participants will be able to Apply ethical decision-making frameworks and values to case examples and real life clinical situations.

This workshop Offers 3 Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is recorded and will not grant live credits.

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Mental health and healthcare professionals play a critical role in supporting patients and families during hospice care and end-of-life. This training will explore the responsibility of the professional in understanding various ethical standards and how they relate to end-of-life (EOL) care. Ethical considerations and their impacts are discussed, as well as identification of when decision-making ability may be compromised.

Cultural considerations and recommendations to enhance cultural competence will be detailed. Case vignettes and video clips will encourage critical thinking and explore the nuanced factors present in in EOL care. The goal of this course is to provide any helpig professional hospice with knowledge of ethics related to EOL care. This course is appropriate for social workers, counselors, therapists, physicians, nurses, clergy, and any other professionals that serve people at end of life.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CE You!  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify three ways that their professional ethics relate to EOL care an apply ethical principles to hospice and end of life care..
  2. Participants will be able to describe common ethical dilemmas in EOL care and identify an ethical decision-making process.
  3. Participants will be able to Apply ethical decision-making frameworks and values to case examples and real life clinical situations.

Agenda:
  1. Various Professional Ethics and EOL Care
    1. Sources of ethical guidance
    2. SW values and EOL care
    3. NASW Standards for Palliative Care
  2. Self-determination
    1. Considerations
    2. Patient education, advocacy
    3. Advance directives
    4. Case examples
  3. Core Professional Competencies
    1. Necessary knowledge
    2. Flexibility & adaptability
    3. Spirituality & religion
    4. Cross-cultural competence
  4. Cultural Implications and Practice
    1. Cultural assessment
      1. Kleinman's Cultural Assessment
      2. Factors worth exploring: taboo around death, collective decision making, perception of pain and pain relief, role of religion and faith, use of traditional healing
      3. Video demonstrations: Two patients and cultural influences


This presentation is open to:
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistance
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: beginner
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.


Continuing Education Language
CE You!
Live Webinar:
Ethical Considerations in Hospice and End of Life
February 14, 2024
Online


Accreditation Statement Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation
Amedco LLC designates this live activity / enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CE You! Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Successful completion of this program qualifies for up to 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Amedco LLC certifies that the attendee named above has participated in the enduring activity titled Ethical Considerations in Hospice and End of Life, online, between September 10, 2021 and September 10, 2024 and is awarded the number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM listed above. National JA Provider # 4008163.
  • CE You LLC 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-0437

Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.