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Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, that will explain explain what hospice is, when it is appropriate, and how to navigate the psychosocial challenges of talking about hospice. How to find a hospice organization and how to pay for hospice care will also be covered.

Presented by Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Understanding Hospice

Sep 19, 20191:00pm PDT1 hour

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Presented by Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C
This webinar will explain what hospice is, when it is appropriate, and how to navigate the psychosocial challenges of talking about hospice. How to find a hospice organization and how to pay for hospice care will also be covered.

Social workers and nurses in attendance will walk away with a better understanding of Hospice, how to dicuss this option with their patients, and understand how to find and pay for hospice services. This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients make those decisions and provide appropriate referrals.  All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.

September 19, 2019

1pm P / 3pm C / 4pm E

Course Level: Beginner

Agenda

1:00-1:05 Welcome, Speaker Introduction

1:05-1:55 Overview of hospice, how to discuss hospice, how to find hospice and how to pay for hospice.

1:55–2:00 Questions

2:00-2:10 Post Test

Accreditation Information

Nurses: Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 1 contact hour.

Social Workers: Triage Cancer, #1689, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/26/2019 to 08/26/2020. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire webinar, no partial credit will be given.

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/Contact Hours. Participants who do not pass the post-test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.

The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email webinars@triagecancer.org.

Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to articulate the difference between palliative care and hospice.
  • Attendees will be able to identify the different financial assistance options available to individuals receiving hospice.

Questions or Grievances

Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CEU@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CEU@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave. #136, Chicago, IL 60646.

System Requirements

Triage Cancer uses the GoToWebinar platform to host its webinars. To view the system requirements, please click here. An email will be sent to you after you register with additional login information.