Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care

January 17, 2019 to October 17, 2019
This is a comprehensive 10-month palliative care training program for interdisciplinary health care providers who care for patients with complex, advanced illness. The goals of this training program are to improve clinicians’ knowledge and skill in primary palliative care and increase patient access to quality palliative care. This training is suitable for nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, and psychologists. No prior experience in palliative care is necessary!

This training program is now full, and not accepting new registrants. It will be offered again in late 2019.
You may add your name to our program mailing list to receive notification of the next training cycle.

 

 Visit the Coleman Medicine Palliative Medicine Training Program
 website to learn more!

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals dedicate to high quality palliative care.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Assess and manage total pain in palliative care patients using treatment options including opioids, non-opioids, and adjuvant analgesics, as well as non-pharmacologic measures;
  • Assess and treat non pain symptoms in palliative care patients such as delirium, agitation, gastrointestinal disorders, anxiety, and depression;
  • Discuss symptoms of palliative care provider burnout and techniques to bolster resilience;
  • Assess and manage patients’ spiritual care needs in palliative care;
  • Assess and manage patients’ psychosocial care needs in palliative care;
  • Identify techniques to communicate effectively with patients, families, and surrogate decision makers to deliver bad news, discuss prognosis, goals of care, advance care planning, palliative care, and hospice care;
  • Recognize how to provide support to families suffering from grief and bereavement;
  • Describe effective team-based palliative and hospice care across the care continuum;
  • Describe effective interdisciplinary palliative care strategies for patients and families with mental health issues.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Professionalism
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Aliza Baron
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
312-771-4452
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 28.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 34.00 Participation
  • 28.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 34.00 Social Work CEU
Event starts: 
01/17/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/17/2019 - 4:00pm
Activity opens: 
10/17/2019
Activity expires: 
01/17/2020
This training program consists of a variety of learning formats, ranging from webinars to live conferences.
Find the most up to date live conference locations at The Coleman Palliative Medicine website.

 


Agenda subject to change.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Alize Baron via email at abaron@uchicago.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

COURSE DIRECTORS
Sean O’Mahony, MB BCH BAO, MS, FAAHPM
Co-Director, Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Interim Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Medicine, and Epidemiology
Director, Section of Palliative Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Medical Director, Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Inpatient Services
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
 
Stacie Levine, MD, FAAHPM
Co-Director, Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this Other activity (live/internet live) for a maximum of 28 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit
The University of Chicago Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-355, 7/1/2019)

This live activity is designated for a maximum of 28 continuing nursing education units.

Social Worker Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and will offer continuing education units for the Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.

34 social work continuing education units are provided for this live activity.

Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 
 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
10/17/2019
Activity expires: 
01/17/2020
Registration: This training program is now full, and not accepting new registrants. It will be offered again in late 2019.
Visit the Coleman Medicine Palliative Medicine Training Program website to learn more!

You may also add your name to the program mailing list to receive notification of the next training cycle by clicking below!

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