Free Webinars from MJHS Institute

Categories: Education.

MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is offering the following four webinars in April, free of charge. These webinars are part of MJHS Institute’s Interprofessional Webinar Series. These four webinars offer Continuing Education for nurses and social workers.

Expanding Hospice Access Through Eligibility Review and the Hospice Conversation
April 4, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET (Live)

This webinar will provide an update about best practices in hospice eligibility review and the initial presentation to patients and families of hospice as an option for care.
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Using the Hospice Benefit
April 9, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET (Live)
The purpose of this webinar is to provide an update about the clinical services and regulations that govern the federal and state hospice benefit.
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Palliative Care and Hospice:  Current Landscape
April 10, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET (Live)
The goal of this webinar is to update participants about the definitions of hospice and palliative care and the evolution of specific service delivery models for specialist palliative care, including hospice.
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Difficult Conversations: Advocating for Hospice
April 11, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET (Live)
This webinar will provide participants with a practical framework for a communication strategy for seriously ill patients that is useful for discussing the goals of care and decision-making, including specific decisions about hospice enrollment.
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The presenter for these webinars is:

Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Executive Director, MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Chief Medical Officer, MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine