Advanced Dementia and the Hospice Patient 4-30-2020

April 30, 2020

Join Family Hospice of UPMC, UPMC Home Health Care, UPMC Senior Services, and Presbyterian SeniorCare Network  for a virtual  CEU to learn about advanced dementia and the hospice patient.  Presenter will speak about the programs offered to a hospice patient and their families.  Attendees will gain a better understanding of the hospice medicare benefit, stages of dementia and rationale for deprescribing medications used to treat dementia.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, social workers, personal and long term care staff are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives

  1. Brief overview of causes of dementia and its typical course
  2. Understand the rationale for deprescribing medications used to treat dementia.
  3. Review common symptoms of advanced dementia and the hospice treatment approach.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/30/2020
Course expires: 
05/20/2020
Event starts: 
04/30/2020 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
04/30/2020 - 6:00pm
Live Webinar Teams
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Speaker: Dr. Myles Zuckerman, HMDC, Community Team Physician, UPMC Family Hospice

 Conflict of Interest Disclosure:  No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live webinar activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2 contact hours.

Social Work

This program is offered for 2.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for
LSW/LCSV LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-6902.

Other Healthcare Professionals:

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 Attendance
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Required Hardware/software

Webinar will be via Microsoft Teams.