Conversations in Ethics – Strategies for Supporting an Emotionally Distressed Patient or Family
When hospitalized patients have a severe illness, both the patients and their families are faced with how to balance the burdens, benefits, and limitations of treatment, and may respond with strong emotions. It is important to acknowledge and explore these emotions to facilitate quality communication and patient- and family-centered of care.
Please join us as we discuss various interventions for addressing patient and family emotional distress.
Live webinar only. Please register for Zoom link.
Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Medical Students, and other interested healthcare professionals.
- Describe the power of emotion and its impact on cognition.
- Identify and address barriers to effective dialogue between the clinician, patient and family.
- Utilize empathic communication skills when caring for the emotionally distressed patient and family.
Rose M. Allen, DNP, MSM/HM, RN, CHPN, HEC-C
Director, Bioethics Program
Baptist Health South Florida
Due to the nonclinical nature of the content discussed, the speaker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-126977, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and Psychology (1 hour), and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Chaplain, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Care (personal growth) and Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
- 1.00 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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