The PARTNER Program, February 15, 2021

February 15, 2021

Giving nurses and social workers a large, well-defined role in supporting families of patients at high risk of death improves family psychological outcomes, improves patient outcomes, and improves nurse-physician collaboration. 

Target Audience

Nurse
Social Worker

Learning Objectives

State the goals of the PARTNER Program

Describe two core communication skills used in family meetings

Define what happens in a first meeting with family

Demonstrate two core communication skills when placed in a hypothetical situation

Verbalize the steps to make a family meeting happen

Identify the family’s question and concerns prior to the family meeting

Demonstrate how to conduct a pre-family meeting 

Verbalize the skills required for daily check-ins with family

Demonstrate the skills required for daily check-ins with family

Verbalize how to integrate core communication skills into their practice

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/15/2021
Course expires: 
03/15/2021
Event starts: 
02/15/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/15/2021 - 4:30pm

8:00--8:15 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

Improvement Specialists

8:15--8:45 a.m.

PARTNER Overview

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

8:45—9:15 a.m.

Core Communication Skills

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

9:15--9:45 a.m.

First Meeting with Family (Didactic/video)

Video

9:45—10:30 a.m.

Skills Practice I: First Meeting with Family

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

10:30--10:45 a.m.

Break

 

10:45 —11:30 p.m.

Skills Practice ll:  First Meeting with Family

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

11:30--12:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

12:00--12:15 p.m.

Making Family Meetings Happen

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

12:15--1:45 p.m.

Pre-Family Meeting/Question Prompt sheet (Didactic/video)

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

1:45--2:15 p.m.

Skills Practice lll: Pre-Family Meeting

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

2:15--2:30 p.m.

break

 

2:30--2:45 p.m.

Daily Check-in (Didactic/Video)

Janet Leahy, CRNP

2:45--3:15p.m.

Skills Practice lV: Daily Check-in

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

3:15--3:30 p.m.

Taking the Skills Home

Janet Leahy, CRNP

 

3:30--4:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Next steps and Program Evaluation

Adjournment

Improvement Specialists

UPMC Pinnacle
Harrisburg, PA
United States
 

Janet Leahy, MSN, ACNP-BC, ACHPN

Anastasia Hook, MSN, RN, CPN, CCRN

Kimberly Emanuele, BSN, RN

Omar Badran, BSN, RN

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.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.50 Attendance
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