Free CEUs for Nurses & Social Workers

sjws-logo#1866-Dementia Care: Starting the Conversation

Hospice of the Western Reserve

Sponsored by Hospice of the Western Reserve, The Gardens at Westlake and SJMC

The objectives of this program are to:

  •         Discuss causes of dementia and prevalence of the disease.
  •         Explain how person-centered care techniques can help manage difficult behaviors exhibited by patients with dementia.
  •         Explain the benefits of hospice care.

Tuesday March 10

7:30 am-Registration and refreshments

8:00 am CE program

The Gardens at Westlake

27569 Detroit Road, Westlake

1.0    CE for nurses and social workers

RSVP- 877-597-6348

#1867-Civil Commitment

Frank Hickman, Attorney at Law

Sponsored by Hickman & Lowder CO, L.P.A., O’Neill Healthcare North Olmsted and SJMC

The civil commitment process allows for involuntary placement of individuals in a psychiatric hospital or other appropriate setting.  It is an effective tool in helping mentally ill persons who may otherwise not receive appropriate treatment. This session, presented by an attorney from Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A., will address the basics of involuntary commitment, emergency procedures and placement issues.

Wednesday March 11

4:30 pm -Registration and Refreshments

5:00 pm CE Program

O’Neill Healthcare North Olmsted (The Wellington Place)

4800 Clague Road, North Olmsted

1.0 CE for nurses and social workers

RSVP- 877-597-6348

#1868-He Said, She Said…Understanding Gender Differences in Patient Group Settings

Kelsey Loushin, LICDC-CS, CDP, Counselor, EPO Professional Training Services

Sponsored by Embassy Healthcare, The Northridge Health Center and SJMC

Are gender differences predictors of treatment outcomes in healthcare? How do gender differences impact communication styles between practitioner and patient? How are patient satisfaction scores influenced by gender similarities and differences? This eye opening workshop will explore numerous differences between men and women relating to brain development, relational dynamics, biasing, cultural influences and communication differences to raise awareness among healthcare professionals to support and enhance patient care experiences.

Wednesday March 18

5:00pm- Registration and refreshments

5:30pm- CE program

The Northridge Health Center

35990 Westminister Ave, North Ridgeville

1.0    contact hour for nurses and social workers

RSVP- 877-597-6348

#1869-The ABCs of Capacity, Competence and Informed Consent-

Terry Fries-Maloy, MSW, LISW, Hickman and Lowder Co.

Sponsored by Hickman and Lowder CO, Brighton Gardens and SJMC

The presenters will help attendees understand the differences between capacity and competence and discuss how to evaluate a client’s ability to give informed consent. The speakers will discuss available interventions designed to decrease negative outcomes for persons with mental impairment and review options if decision-making ability is determined to be impaired.

Thursday March 19

7:30 am- Registration and Refreshments

8:00 am- CE program

Brighton Gardens of Westlake Assisted Living and Memory Care

27819 Center Ridge Road, Westlake

1.0    contact hour for nurses and social workers

RSVP- 877-597-6348

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