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NHPCO Webinar - Advances in Pain Management

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

July 12, 2018
2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

CE/CME Information

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Webinar Description

Pain management is priority one for hospice professionals. This Webinar will ensure you and your team are up to speed on the latest advances and treatments so that your patients are receiving the highest quality of care. Faculty will discuss the latest and most effective therapeutic options to treat challenging cases of pain as well as address their potential side effects. In addition, this Webinar will consider the presence of emotional pain, which may be better treated with non-pharmacologic interventions.

Webinar Objectives

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the latest advances in pain management
  • Identify potential side effects of various therapeutic options
  • Discuss strategies to identify emotional and spiritual pain

Faculty 

Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, MDE, BCPS, CPE

Dr. McPherson is Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore. Dr. McPherson has a Master’s degree in Instructional Systems Development, and a Masters in Distance Education and e-Learning. Dr. McPherson has maintained a practice in both hospice (local and national) and ambulatory care her entire career. Dr. McPherson teaches extensively in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum on pain management and end-of-life care, including didactic and experiential content. She is the Program Director of the Online Master of Science and Graduate Certificates in Palliative Care at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She also developed one of the first and few palliative care pharmacy residencies in the U.S. Dr. McPherson has won numerous awards for teaching, and her innovative practice in end-of-life care. She has published numerous articles, chapters, and four books including the best-selling “Demystifying Opioid Conversion Calculations: A Guide for Effective Dosing.”

Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accredited status by ANCC refers only to continuing nursing education and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product discussed in conjunction with this activity.

Physician: The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: For participants* whose disciplines are other than counselor, nurse and physician, you may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the Webinar was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. Unfortunately, NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate on the evaluation form.

*including bereavement professionals, finance professionals, physician assistants, social workers, spiritual care givers, etc.

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