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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

 

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT   Beth Israel Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OBJECTIVES

  • Describe, integrate and demonstrate how contemplative care approaches can be used to improve communication between palliative/hospice care providers and their patients and families.
  • Describe, integrate and demonstrate how contemplative care approaches can be used to improve the assessment and management of spiritual-existential concerns in patients with advanced, life threatening, or terminal illnesses.
  • Identify team stressors, signs of clinical burnout, and their management using a contemplative care approach.
  • Explore ways in which a contemplative practice can facilitate self-care and a healthy work-life balance.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Professionals working in palliative and hospice care, including doctors, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers.

POLICY ON FACULTY AND PROVIDER DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.   Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals have established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.  Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity handout materials.


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