MNHPC Presents Webinar Series to Address Pandemic

 

Speaker

Photo of Lores Vlaminck

 Presented by Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN 

Lores Vlaminck is a provider of consulting, training and mentoring for hospice, assisted living, home health care and palliative care providers. “Lores has the heart of a teacher and her passion is to support others in their pursuit of excellence.”

Through Lores Consulting, LLC, Lores draws on her 43 years of professional nursing experience to empower her client agency and facility providers to utilize their skills and expertise to reach their greatest potential. Her extensive nursing background includes clinical practice in CCU/ICU, endocrinology clinic services as well as serving as a founder/director of a home care and hospice agency for 19 years in greater Minnesota. In addition, Lores is an approved trainer for the ELNEC curriculum. Lores has obtained both her BSN and Master’s degrees at Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

 March 30th, 2021, 1:00-2:00pm 

 Communication Tools to Serve Patients with Serious Illness During the Pandemic

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Description 

Hospice providers find themselves in the marathon of following CDC and MDH guidance on visitation, virtual visits with staff and most of all continued need for access to hospice services. Communication tools have been developed for providers that aid in initiating and continuing conversations with their patients to solicit preferences and patient led directives. Plan now to attend to refresh the skills of communication specific to the pandemic that may have caused feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety and fear. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session, learners will be able to: 

  • Identify the priorities of communication

  • Describe the patient reported emotions caused by the pandemic

  • Identify tools for effective serious illness communication

Target Audience

This webinar is designed for nurses, administrators, chaplains, physicians, social workers, physician assistants, home health care providers, and hospice volunteers.

Continuing Education

Social Work
This webinar has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Social Work requirements and is approved for 1.0 clock hours. (CEP#490). 

All other disciplines are self-submit. MNHPC is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. 


 April 29th, 2021, 12:00-1:00pm 

Ethical Challenges During the Pandemic 

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Description 

Most of our waking moments have been consumed with thoughts of our current Covid-19 pandemic. While in the midst of changing science, treatment and guidance, health care providers may be faced with underlying ethical scenarios and dilemmas. Plan now to attend this thought provoking presentation with real life scenarios.  

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session, learners will  be able to: 

  • Consider ethical principles applicable to healthcare providers specific to a pandemic

  • Describe disaster ethics

  • Explore the role of a clinician in ethical decision-making

Target Audience

This webinar is designed for nurses, administrators, chaplains, physicians, social workers, physician assistants, home health care providers, and hospice volunteers.

Continuing Education

Social Work
This webinar has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Social Work requirements and is approved for 1.0 clock hours. (CEP#490). 

All other disciplines are self-submit. MNHPC is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.