Thursday November 1, 2012
12 - 1 pm (PDT)
Thursday, November 15, 2012
12-1 pm (PST)
Thursday, November 29, 2012
12-1 pm (PST)
This is a webinar. Call-in information will be provided to registrants prior to the event.
Gain insight and practical tools from
three of California’s leaders in palliative care.
Session 1 ~ Thursday, November 1, 2012, 12 - 1 pm (PDT)
Dementia: Are We Prepared for the Future?
Are we preparing the caregivers of our patients with dementia for the future: How well do we prepare ourselves for the expected decline in those patients? Learn about dementia as a cognitive, physiological and terminal disease, and learn language to prepare loved ones of those with dementia for what's going to happen next.
Presenter: Shelly Garone, MD FACP
Medical Director, Palliative Care, Chief of Quality North Sacramento Valley, Kaiser Permanente
Session 2 ~ Thursday, November 15, 2012, 12 - 1 pm (PST)
Integrating Cultural & Spiritual Values in Medical Decision-Making
What role does spirituality play in palliative care? How can cultural values be incorporated into our clinical practices? This powerful webinar helps you recognize the importance of integrating spirituality and culture in medical decision-making.
Presenter: Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Sentior Research Specialist, City of Hope
Session 3 ~ Thursday, November 29, 2012, 12 - 1 pm (PST)
POLST: Beginning the Palliative Care Consultation
How do you help seriously-ill patients and their families embrace palliative care? How do you enable patients to recognize the gift that palliative care offers? Learn the intricacies of introducing palliative care to seriously-ill patients using POLST.
Presenter: Michael Demoratz, PhD, LCSW, CCM
Palliative Care Administrator, California Palliative Medical Associates in partnership with VITAS Palliative Care Solutions
To qualify for the membership rate, you must have paid dues for 2012 CCCC membership. To verify your membership, please contact the Coalition office at (916) 489-2222 or info@CoalitionCCC.org
These courses meet the qualifications for 1.0 hour each of continuing education credit for Nursing as required by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15403, and LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behaviorial Sciences, Provider PCE 4576.
Contact CCCC at (916) 489-2222 or info@CoalitionCCC.org.