Event Type 2 Hospice/Palliative Care
Board & Council Meeting
Closed - Holiday
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Event Type 2
Holiday Inn & Suites - Airport
Rapid City, SD
Sioux Falls, SD
March 12 at 11:00am CST/10:00am MST (90-minute session) Overview: Family caregiver burnout is real and a challenge for many families who feel underprepared and over-whelmed during their hospice
March 12 at 11:00am CST/10:00am MST (90-minute session)
Family caregiver burnout is real and a challenge for many families who feel underprepared and over-whelmed during their hospice caregiving experience. This 90-minute webinar will include a summary of clinically-relevant results of several recent studies investigating strategies to support family caregivers of hospice patients. It will highlight actionable steps hospice teams can take to promote resilience among patients’ family members alongside efforts to bolster supports necessary to decrease caregiving stress.
- Describe the ways stress and burden impact caregiver and patient health.
- Recognize challenges of implementing evidence-based resilience and coping interventions in hospice.
- Deliver simple, effective strategies for promoting resilience and coping in hospice family caregivers.
- Identify at least three resources for accessing the newest evidence on strategies for promoting caregiver resilience.
Jacquelyn J. Benson, PhD, MA, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Palliative Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Benson is a family gerontologist whose program of research has a translation focus aimed at enhancing the psychological and social lives of older adults and their caregiving families. Much of her work focuses on testing and implementing psychosocial and behavioral interventions 4 designed to promote healthy lifestyles, positive social connections, and better mental health outcomes for family caregivers of older adults living with cancer, dementia, or other serious illnesses.
Karla Washington, PhD, LCSW, researches interventions intended to promote the cultural, spiritual, and biopsychosocial wellbeing of patients, families and communities facing life-limiting, serious illnesses. Dr. Washington’s research applies digital health solutions in the linked fields of palliative and hospice care. Her current projects include: an intervention to support and educate rural hospice family caregivers controlling pain and various distressing issues in the home setting as well as a cognitive-behavioral intervention randomized clinical trial for caregivers of family members with cancer who are receiving palliative care in the outpatient setting.
This free session is only available to SDAHO members.
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(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:30 pm(GMT-05:00)
March 13 at 12pm CST/11am MST Overview: The presenters will offer an overview of the national legal landscape for Medical Aid In Dying (MAID.) and address data that
March 13 at 12pm CST/11am MST
The presenters will offer an overview of the national legal landscape for Medical Aid In Dying (MAID.) and address data that has been collected over the years. The will address ethical issues related to MAID and the experts will equip clinicians and staff who attend the session to respond to those patients and/or families who inquire about MAID.
*CEs: NHA & SW
- Dr. David Nowels, Department of Family Medicine- University of Colorado;
- Dr. Gregg Vandekieft- Palliative Care Physician/Clinical Ethicist- Providence Health and Services, Olympia Washington;
- Jennifer Moore Ballentine, MA-CEO- The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
Registration is free for SDAHO Members and $49 for Non-Members.
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(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00)
March 28 at 11:30am – 12:30pm CST Purpose: This webinar will review evidence-based advocacy approaches to support equitable hospice and palliative care access and delivery at local, national, and international levels.
March 28 at 11:30am – 12:30pm CST
Purpose: This webinar will review evidence-based advocacy approaches to support equitable hospice and palliative care access and delivery at local, national, and international levels. Empirical data and case studies will be used to describe the advocacy process and provide suggestions to achieve future advocacy goals. Content will be aimed at interdisciplinary clinicians with a primary aim to reconsider advocacy as a fundamental component of hospice and palliative care practice.
- Identify key elements of evidence-based advocacy in the hospice and palliative care context
- Apply serious illness communication skills to foster relationships with stakeholders and advance advocacy endeavors
- Discuss ways to use both personal identity and professional obligations to advocate effectively
- Explain how to combine data and narratives to support an advocacy agenda
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(Thursday) 11:30 am - 12:30 pm(GMT+00:00)