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Innovative Strategies for Engaging Your Latino Community

Title:

Innovative Strategies for Engaging Your Latino Community with Gwynn Sullivan, RN, MSN

CE/CME Offered:

No CE/CME Credit Available
Cost: 

Member Price:  Free
Non-Member Price:  $70.00

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Length: 1.0 hour
Description: Latinos are currently the largest ethnic minority in the country and it is vitally important for hospices and end-of-life coalitions to expand outreach and programmatic efforts to ensure Latinos receive quality end-of-life care. This course will provide you with specific strategies, innovative program models and engagement tools to assist your efforts in reaching out to Latinos in your community. Funding support for this free online course was provided by a grant from the Baxter International Foundation.

Objectives:

  • Describe key issues and recommendations
  • Identify strategies and activities for building partnerships
  • Describe successes and challenges of hospice outreach initiatives
  • Specify available resources
Subject Matter Experts:

Gwynn Sullivan, RN, MSN
Gwynn B. Sullivan RN, MSN serves as Director of Access for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) where she is responsible for developing community outreach, access and engagement programs and resources for hospice provider members located across the country, and internationally. Gwynn also serves as NHPCO's primary liaison for a Department of VA contract, and with NHPCO’s Pediatric Advisory Council, ChiPPS (Children Project on Palliative/Hospice Services). Additionally, Gwynn serves as Director of Global Partners in Care, NHPCO’s International Organizational Affiliate. 

Gwynn’s past accomplishments include serving as a faculty member for the 'Being with Dying: Professional Training Program in Contemplative End-of-Life Care' at the Upaya Institute and holding a consulting faculty appointment at the Duke University School of Nursing. Gwynn formerly worked with Suncoast Hospice’s Rallying Points Regional Resource Center, and The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care. At The Carolinas Center, she was responsible for implementing statewide initiatives to improve care at the end of life, a project that won an Award of Excellence from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Gwynn's professional passion is program development and her versatile range of experience includes developing award-winning outreach programs at the national, state and local level.  For over 25 years, she has developed programs to address pediatric to elderly issues, wellness to end-of-life care, and integrative approaches to improve healthcare delivery.  

Disclosure:

Planners: Barbara L. Bouton, MA, FT, and Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Subject Matter Expert: Gwynn Sullivan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Completion: In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.
Course Release Date:

3/20/2010

Course Review Date:  02/06/2016

Course Expiration date:  

03/15/2019

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