INSPIRE the Frontline for Healthcare Professionals: Week 4 Putting Self Care to Work
Putting Self Care to Work
October 22, 2020 1:30p-2:30p
Debrief to put the skills you have learned in this series to find resources for self-care.
Frontline health professionals, physicians, nurse, social workers and advanced practitioners are encouraged to attend.
By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the impact of self care on delivering high quality patient care.
- Identify strategies to practice gratitude.
- List goals for self care and supportive resources.
Presenters: Melissa Jones, MSN, CDP, DS and Ronnie Edwards, MSW, LSW
Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS is a geriatric nurse educator with UPMC Senior Services and has been a nurse for over 25 years. Her clinical background includes nephrology, developmental disabilities, community outreach and education as well executive and leadership roles. Melissa is a certified dementia practitioner and a dementia specialist. She is also works with the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing and is adjunct clinical faculty with Duquesne School of Nursing.
Ronnie Edwards has a Masters in Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in Gerontology. She is a trainer in Ageless Wisdom, Powerful Tools and INSPIRE programs.
Ronnie co-manages the UPMC Senior Services Help and Referral Line where she assists individuals navigate community resources regardless of their insurance affiliation, location or who they are calling on behalf of. In her role, she also works on a variety of programs and activities including a resource center at UPMC McKeesport, resource tools, and expansion and distribution of educational materials.
Ronnie has presented on a variety of topics including psychosocial assessment, depression, advance directives, working with complex families, disability awareness, and more.
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.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live webinar activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hours.
This program is offered for 1.0 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.
- 1.00 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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance
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