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Classes and Support Groups - Southwest Washington - Other

Emphasizing Population Health under the ACA
Emphasizing Population Health under the ACA: What is it and will it make a difference? For PHSW caregivers and providers An ethics education distance-learning program provided through a consortium of Catholic health care organizations across the US. Approved for 1.0 hours of credit by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) and National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC). Physicians can receive Category II CME credit with a certificate of attendance.

End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Module 2 & 3
ELNEC Module 2 & 3

Ethics and Pain Management
Ethics and Pain Management: From Dependence to Addiction For PHSW caregivers and providers An ethics education distance-learning program provided through a consortium of Catholic health care organizations across the US. Approved for 1.0 hours of credit by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) and National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC). Physicians can receive Category II CME credit with a certificate of attendance.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions - Sign Language & Hearing Loop Provided
This is a 6 week course meeting one day per week. Sign language interpreters & hearing loop will be provided. Put Life Back Into Your Life: Chronic conditions include diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and many others. If you or someone you care for has a chronic condition, the Living Well Workshop can help you take charge of your life. The Living Well workshop provides the following: -Support -Practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue -Better nutrition and exercise choices -Understand new treatment choices -Learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health. People who participate in the workshop feel better. They are less limited by their illness. They also may spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital! This free six-week workshop meets for 2 1/2 hours each week (may take longer due to interpreting). Space is limited; please sign up early. Workshops may be cancelled if minimum number of participants is not reached. Preregistration is required to attend.

Resource Allocation after the ACA
Resource Allocation after the ACA: Do we still provide free care to those who could be covered but choose not to be? For PHSW caregivers and providers An ethics education distance-learning program provided through a consortium of Catholic health care organizations across the US. Approved for 1.0 hours of credit by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) and National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC). Physicians can receive Category II CME credit with a certificate of attendance.

Saving Lives: Early Recognition & Management of Severe Sepsis & Septic Shock
Learning Objectives: * Describe best practice in the recognition & care of sepsis patients * Recognize sepsis early in patients * Differentiate between interventions & care for severe sepsis & septic shock patients * Formulate open discussion of literature & cutting-edge evidence regarding sepsis * Describe PeaceHealth Medical Center's program to reduce mortality in sepsis patients Target Audience: PHSW RNs who care for adults (except FBC), Providers, Pharmacists, Respiratory therapists, Quality & Care Management Departments

The Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act: How might it change the ethics of Health Care? For PHSW caregivers and providers An ethics education distance-learning program provided through a consortium of Catholic health care organizations across the US. Approved for 1.0 hours of credit by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) and National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC). Physicians can receive Category II CME credit with a certificate of attendance.