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  • April 19, 2018
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Free
  • Registration is requested. Seating is limited
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Event Description

Ethical Issues in Effectively Providing LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice & Palliative Care Webinar and Live Panel Discussion.

When there is tension between values/beliefs of an individual health care professional and the ethical imperative to treat all patients with dignity and respect, conflict (and legal issues) may arise. This educational program will explore potential conflicts and offer strategies and tools for professionals in effectively serving the LGBTQ communities.

CE Webinar 90 minutes with expert presenter, Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW, CSE. and moderator, Kathleen Taylor MA, LMHC. Live Panel Discussion 30 minutes (following webinar).

Continuing Education Credits provided by Hospice Giving Foundation through Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) online. This program is valid for 1.5 hours of CE credit for a wide variety of professional boards *. Please verify CE availability with your professional or state board approval and/or refer to HFA’s list of board approvals located at: https://hospicefoundation.org

Learning Objectives. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Identify the ethical principles relevant to the provision of palliative care and hospice care;
• Describe how advance care planning is a core aspect of protecting LGBTQ patients autonomy; and
• Describe how they can help LGBTQ individuals and families navigate the ethical and legal issues they may encounter

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