Occupational Therapy: An Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care, 12/1/22
116.00
Webinar
Other
12/01/2022 4:00PM
8:00PM EST
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About the Course:
Hospice and palliative care has displayed remarkable growth and value in the health care system. The history, services, interdisciplinary team, leadership, and future growth are fascinating subjects points to be studied. Hospice and palliative care face many challenges for growth. This course examines in depth the benefits of hospice services for end of life care including managing pain, counseling for grief and bereavement, spiritual care and respite care for family members. This course offers a view of managed care, how hospice is reimbursed and changing regulations that may change the future of hospice care.

Course Objectives:
  1. Identify WHO definition of hospice2. Identify essential components of a hospice program 
  2. Identify team concepts and approaches in hospice care, identify roles of interdisciplinary team in hospice care
  3. Identify most common types of pain and  for cancer patients, identify common symptoms in hospice, identify symptoms of approaching death 
  4. Identify stage theory, identify assumptions and principles for issues of the dying person, their families, their caregivers. Identify how to break bad news and importance of truth telling.
  5. Identify bereavement follow up services that are available to family, spouse, children.
  6. Identify categories for bereavement, identify normal versus pathological grief.
  7. Identify the challenges of the balance of hospice care by staying true to roots and needing to make money (the business of hospice), identify managed care in hospice, identify curative treatment restriction
  8. Identify what encompasses the medicare hospice benefit, identify new medicare certification requirements and documentation requirements, identify levels of care covered by hospice
  9. Identify quality improvement methods and policies, identify future possibilities of hospice care
About the Author:
Cynthia Diaz graduated from Florida International University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy in 2007. Cynthia gained a great deal experience in evaluating and treating common orthopedic issues while working for an orthopedic clinic at the National Training Center in Clermont, Florida. In 2013 she relocated to Arizona with her small family and has continued to further her knowledge base through study, continuing education courses and continues to treat patients through home visits. Cynthia is married and has two small children. Instructors Disclosure: Financial – Cynthia Diaz is employed by South Lake Hospital and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU.com for the presentation of this course. Nonfinancial - No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.

Disclosures:
Resolution of Conflict of Interest

Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

©2022: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered
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An Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care, 12/1/22

116.00
About the Course:
Hospice and palliative care has displayed remarkable growth and value in the health care system. The history, services, interdisciplinary team, leadership, and future growth are fascinating subjects points to be studied. Hospice and palliative care face many challenges for growth. This course examines in depth the benefits of hospice services for end of life care including managing pain, counseling for grief and bereavement, spiritual care and respite care for family members. This course offers a view of managed care, how hospice is reimbursed and changing regulations that may change the future of hospice care.

Course Objectives:
  1. Identify WHO definition of hospice2. Identify essential components of a hospice program 
  2. Identify team concepts and approaches in hospice care, identify roles of interdisciplinary team in hospice care
  3. Identify most common types of pain and  for cancer patients, identify common symptoms in hospice, identify symptoms of approaching death 
  4. Identify stage theory, identify assumptions and principles for issues of the dying person, their families, their caregivers. Identify how to break bad news and importance of truth telling.
  5. Identify bereavement follow up services that are available to family, spouse, children.
  6. Identify categories for bereavement, identify normal versus pathological grief.
  7. Identify the challenges of the balance of hospice care by staying true to roots and needing to make money (the business of hospice), identify managed care in hospice, identify curative treatment restriction
  8. Identify what encompasses the medicare hospice benefit, identify new medicare certification requirements and documentation requirements, identify levels of care covered by hospice
  9. Identify quality improvement methods and policies, identify future possibilities of hospice care
About the Author:
Cynthia Diaz graduated from Florida International University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy in 2007. Cynthia gained a great deal experience in evaluating and treating common orthopedic issues while working for an orthopedic clinic at the National Training Center in Clermont, Florida. In 2013 she relocated to Arizona with her small family and has continued to further her knowledge base through study, continuing education courses and continues to treat patients through home visits. Cynthia is married and has two small children. Instructors Disclosure: Financial – Cynthia Diaz is employed by South Lake Hospital and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU.com for the presentation of this course. Nonfinancial - No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.

Disclosures:
Resolution of Conflict of Interest

Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

©2022: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered