Advanced Practice Workshop: Palliative Care and Hospice Specialty Chaplaincy Care (APC & NACC Collaborative Session)
Workshop Level: Advanced*
Competencies for Palliative Care and Hospice Advanced Certification: 602.1 – 602.14
Pre-Conference 4-Hour Workshop
Friday, May 31, 2019
Rev. Anna Lee Hisey Pierson, MDiv, BCC-PCHAC
Senior Staff Chaplain, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
Downers Grove, IL
Sedona Montelongo, BCC-PCHAC
Chaplain, St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center
Bonnie J. McCulley, MA, BCC, LPC
Director of Mission Integration and Spiritual Care, Providence Newberg Medical Center
If you have interest or experience in providing direct patient care in palliative care and/or hospice this workshop is for you. You will be invited, in an interactive experience, to increase knowledge and hone skills alongside peers. Participants will explore palliative care and/or hospice clinicians’ scope of practice and support evidence-based practices. An action reflection model will be utilized to exemplify the competencies through case studies, transdisciplinary goals of care meetings, and ethical dilemmas, aligning values with treatment plans and the essence of total pain as experienced in palliative care and hospice. Prerequisites: BCC certified with interest and/or experience in palliative care/hospice direct care.
As a result of this workshop, participants will:
- Understand the scope of one’s practice in palliative care and hospice chaplaincy care.
- Explore advanced practice competencies in provision of palliative care and hospice chaplaincy care.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill of competencies in preparation for writing palliative care and hospice advanced practice certification application.
Educational Materials (recommended books, articles, or websites for participants to review prior to the workshop)
– None recommended by the workshop presenter(s)
Presentation Materials (items to be brought to the workshop and/or presentation materials)
– None provided by the workshop presenter(s)
The NACC categorizes workshops on three levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. The definitions of each level are provided below.
Beginner: Basic information on the topic for those with little background in the area.
Intermediate: Basic plus additional information on the topic for those with some background in the area.
Advanced: Specialized information on the topic for those with extensive experience and/or knowledge in the area.
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