Diversity and Cultural Competence with Elderly Patients: Best Practices

Sponsor: Longtree & Associates, a Long-Term Care Seminar and Consulting Firm

Presenter:          Robin Schneider, MSW, LSW

Date:              June 28, 2018

Time:              5:30pm-6:30pm

Location:            Buckingham at Norwood, Norwood, NJ

CE: 1.0   SW, RN, CALA

 

Course Description:

This course is designed for Social Workers, RNs and other healthcare professionals seeking to improve their cultural competence skills when working with a diverse elderly patient population.

 

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify key challenges in working with a diverse elderly population
  2. Demonstrate cultural competence awareness as it relates to identifying appropriate interventions
  3. Identify use of appropriate interviewing and helping skills and describe common missteps.

 

This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #13. Course # 1608 from 12/06/2017 to 12/06/2019. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Cultural Competence 1.0.  Method of delivery: Face to Face. Level of Practice: Beginning to Intermediate.

 

Longtree and Associates, provider #1208, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education Program.  Longtree and Associates maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 03/20/2017 – 03/20/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.0 continuing education clock hours.  

 

Provider approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number (CEP) 15796, for 1.0 contact hours. Valid until June 20, 2019.

 

Your presenter, Laurie Loughney, BA Psych, CSW, LNHA, CALA, CDP, AHM, is the Educational

Director and Principal in Longtree & Associates, a healthcare seminar and education company. Capitalizing on a remarkable 30-year career in executive healthcare management, Ms. Loughney shares her expertise in social work, administration, and ethical compliance via outstanding long-term care seminars.

 

There is no fee for this program.  If you have questions or concerns about the course content, references, content evaluation, grievances, registration, facilities, special accommodations, course administration or if you want more information on social work continuing education units, please contact Laurie Loughney at Longtree & Associates, LLC at 848-218-1320 or at longtreena@aol.com.  Attendees who complete this course, sign in and out, and complete the course evaluation will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance on that date.

 

 

See agenda following:

 

Diversity and Cultural Competence with Elderly Patients: Best Practices

 

1.0 CE

 

ObjectivesContent (Topics)Time FramePresenterTeaching Methods
List learner’s objectives in

behavioral terms

Provide an outline of the content

for each objective

State the time frame for each objectiveList the faculty for

each objective

Describe the teaching methods
  1. Identify key challenges in working with a diverse elderly population
Introduction

  • Understanding cultural dynamics among elderly
15 minutesLaurie Loughney, BA, LNHA, CALA, CDP, CSW, AHMLecture,

power point

  1. Demonstrate cultural competence awareness as it relates to identifying appropriate interventions
Overview of the 5 essential core competencies15 minutesLaurie LoughneyLecture,

class discussion,

power point

  1. Identify use of appropriate interviewing and helping skills and describe common missteps.
Review of ethical considerations and applications in using interview tools

  • Communication errors that lead to missteps
  • Case Studies analysis
30 minutesLaurie LoughneyLecture,

power point,

class discussion,

case studies

 

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