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Jersey Shore University Medical Center Online CE Courses


Jersey Shore University Medical Center Meridian Health
Department of Continuing Education—Online CE


Course Title: Palliative Care Futurist: Matching Care to Our Patient’s Needs


Diane Meier, M.D. FACP, Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care
Under Dr. Meier’s leadership, the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than tripled in the last 10 years. She has published more than 200 original peer-review papers, and several books. Her most recent book, Meeting the Needs of Older Adults with Serious Illness: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Health Care Reform, was published by Humana in 2014. Dr. Meier has appeared numerous times on television and in print, including ABC World News Tonight, Open Mind with Richard Hefner, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the New Yorker, AARP, and Newsweek. She is figured prominently in the Bill Moyers series “On Our Own Terms,” a four-part documentary aired on PBS.

Cost: No fee


Credit: 1.0

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Description
THIS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY is designed to give participants a better understanding of how end of life palliative care focuses on quality of life, doctor patient communication and how to help patients and families make the best use of their remaining time together.

Number of Credit Hours: Meridian Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Cost: There is no cost to registrants for this educational activity

Overall Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to:
1. Explain the importance of symptom management at the end of life and the role of the caregiver in symptom management.
2. Examine effective end of life communication skills for family members.
3. Emphasize the importance of therapeutic communication at the end of life.

Method of Participation:
This internet enduring presentation is an educational video presentation. In order to receive credit, physicians must complete the entire educational activity and complete a multiple choice test at the end of the video presentation. Participants must also complete the online post-activity course evaluation form to receive credit.

Accreditation

Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Meridian Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

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General Information
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Computers
Any computer running Windows, Mac OS, or Unix machines are supported.

Internet Connection
Your computer should be configured to access the Internet. A high speed internet connection may be required to view some of the large multimedia files.

Browsers
Firefox (Version 32 or later), Chrome (Version 42 or later) or Internet Explorer (Version 11 or later) is recommended.  JavaScript and cookies must be enabled.


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