Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care

September 9, 2020 to April 30, 2021
This is a comprehensive 5-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, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, and psychologists. No prior experience in palliative care is necessary!

This training program is accepting new registrants.
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, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, chaplains, psychologists and other frontline healthcare professionals. Priority participation will be given to health care providers working at safety net health care organizations.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Assess how to manage total pain in palliative care patients using treatment options including opioids, non-opioids, and adjuvant analgesics, as well as non-pharmacologic measures;
  • Assess how to treat non-pain symptoms in palliative care such as delirium, agitation, dyspnea, gastrointestinal disorders, anxiety, and depression;
  • Discuss symptoms of palliative care provider burnout and techniques to bolster resilience;
  • Assess how to manage patients’ spiritual care needs in palliative care during COVID-19;
  • Assess how to manage patients’ psychosocial care needs in the setting of COVID-19;
  • 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 methods to support families suffering from grief and bereavement;
  • Describe effective team-based approaches to palliative and hospice care across the care continuum that can improve treatment for patients;
  • Describe interdisciplinary palliative care strategies shown to be effective to use with 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: 
  • 39.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 39.25 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 37.25 Participation
  • 37.25 Social Work CEU
Event starts: 
09/09/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/30/2021 - 4:00pm
Activity opens: 
04/30/2021
Activity expires: 
07/31/2021
This training program consists of a variety of learning formats, ranging from webinars to live conferences.
Find the most up to date information at The Coleman Palliative Medicine website.
Online Activity
Chicago, IL
United States

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 Aliza 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.
 


Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program

COURSE DIRECTORS
Sean O'Mahony, MD, BCh, BAO  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
 
Stacie Levine, MD  Stacie Levine, MD, FAAHPM
  Co-Director, Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program
  Professor of Medicine
  Chief, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
  University of Chicago


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/enduring) for a maximum of 39.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

This live activity is designated for a maximum of 39.25 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.

37.25 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.
 
The Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program
Registration: This training program is accepting new registrants.
Visit the Coleman Medicine Palliative Medicine Training Program website to learn more!

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