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HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series: Hospice and Palliative Care: Strategies for Future Care - Recording

May 27, 2020

3 - 4 p.m.

Registration is open to HANYS Members and Non Members

Hospice and palliative care services are a vital component of care for those facing serious illness and end of life. In the era of the pandemic, the probable second wave, and its aftermath, this presentation will provide useful strategies for the future in caring for your patients and communities with serious and life-limiting illnesses.

Objectives: At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • describe the value of grief counseling for healthcare providers, for hospice families and for families who have lost a loved one during the pandemic, providing Comfort in a Storm;
  • list two reasons to initiate advance care planning and MOLST processes within your organization;
  • describe the criteria for admission to hospice care and how hospice care meets the needs of those dying from acute and chronic illness; and
  • differentiate the difference between hospice and palliative care.

Sandra Cassese, RN, MSN, CNS, COO, Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties,

Carla Braveman, BSN, RN, MEd, CHCE, CEO, Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State

HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series
This webinar is part of the HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series, be held every Wednesday at 3 p.m. Additional sessions will take place as needed on Mondays at the same time.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced healthcare organizations and providers to navigate unprecedented operational and clinical challenges, which will continue as the curve flattens and we move toward recovery.

In the recovery phase, healthcare organizations and providers need to re-evaluate their operations and plans for delivering care in a post-pandemic world. As they plan for the “new normal” and a potential second surge of COVID-19, healthcare leaders must consider their use of telemedicine, infection prevention and control practices, supply chain management and infrastructure changes. To assist with planning for the recovery phase, the sessions will feature national and state experts to explore strategies and considerations for this new phase of the pandemic. Additional sessions are listed below:

May 22: Strategies for Controlling the Spread of COVID-10 in Post-Acute Care Facilities

June 3: Leveraging Philanthropy as a Revenue Source for Recovery

June 4: Emerging from COVID-19: Guidelines for Re-opening Healthcare

June 10: Facilities and Engineering Considerations

June 15: A Psychological Framework for Supporting Staff Facing Crisis

For more information about this session or the HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series, contact Kathy Rauch, senior director, quality advocacy, research and innovation at (518) 431-7718 or krauch@hanys.org

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Registration Support at learning@hanys.org or (518) 431-7867.

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