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End-of-life Training for Practitioners Working with Clients and Families

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

On February 3rd, YHC will be hosting an End-of-life training for practitioners who work with clients and their families. The purpose of this training is to train healthcare practitioners in an ethical, client-centered approach to end-of-life issues.

Your Health Concierge, Inc. (YHC) is a prevention and wellness services agency that provides a series of trainings and workshops for adults who want to stay healthy as they age. On February 3rd, YHC will be hosting an End-of-life training for practitioners who work with clients and their families. The purpose of this training is to train healthcare practitioners in an ethical, client-centered approach to end-of-life issues.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

Explain plans relevant to one’s health at various phases of life.
Describe the role of practitioners in end-of-life care planning.
Distinguish between different types of care planning that are client-centered.
Identify how they and their clients experience death and loss.
Integrate their own experiences of death and loss into conversations with clients about mortality.
Use a tool that can be helpful with clients in end-of-life care planning and living a good quality of life at the end of life.
Help clients identify and communicate when and why they would choose to shift their goals of care from prolonging life to relieving suffering.
Analyze the roles of different stakeholders involved in ACP.
Distinguish advance directives from advance care planning and employ techniques and tools of advance care planning in a way that respects the persons and their cultural traditions.
Apply online tools that practitioners can use with clients to clarify their goals for end-of-life care.
Develop advocacy skills to communicate client’s desires to others such as palliative care and hospice professionals about end-of-life goals.
Participants: The intended audience for this workshop include nurses, psychologists, social workers, allied health professionals in adult health care, palliative and/or hospice care.

Continuing Education Contact Hours:

This training is approved for 6 contact hours by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This training is has been approved for a total of 6 continuing education credits by the American Psychological Association.
This training has been approved for a total of 6 continuing education credits by the National Association of Social Workers.
This training is approved for a total of 6 CHES Category 1 continuing education contact hours (CECH). 4.5 have been approved for advanced-level credit by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).

Street: 
2 WISCONSIN CIR # 700
City: 
BETHESDA
State: 
Maryland
Zip Code: 
20815
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