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Cultural Considerations for Supporting Black/African American Patients at the End of Life

December 8th, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

The African American community utilizes hospice care at significantly lower rates than other groups in the United States. This course will help attendees identify barriers to care for Black/African American patients and families, give examples of possible communication norms and considerations of imminent dying and at death, and use best practices and considerations for advance care planning with Black/African American patients and families.

This course will help administrators, clinicians, & facility staff:

  • Identify barriers to care for Black/African American patients and families
  • Give examples of possible communication norms and considerations for imminent dying and at death.
  • Use best practices and consideration for advance care planning with Black/African American patients and families

This course is eligible for one hour of CE/CME for RNs, Social Workers, MDs, NPs, Physician Assistants, and Long Term Care Administrators. If you have questions about this course please email communityeducation@seasons.org.


Presenter

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Nicole McCANN-Davis
Director of Communications and Multicultural Affairs
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

Nicole McCann-Davis is the National Director of Communications and Multicultural Affairs for Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care. Since joining Seasons in 2016, Nicole has helped to further develop Seasons’ cultural inclusion efforts and education for staff and the many communities we serve. Prior to joining Seasons, Nicole worked in the television production industry before joining McDonald’s Corporation in an internal communications role. Nicole was first introduced to hospice as a volunteer. Nicole earned her Bachelor of Science from Columbia College Chicago, and her Master of Communications from Northwestern University. She currently serves as a board member of the Seasons Hospice Foundation, and holds a Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership from Cornell University.

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Seasons Healthcare Management Inc., dba Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care #1237, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 1/20/2019-1/20/2022.

Social workers completing this course receive 1 hour of continuing education credits. Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider # P0355.
This activity is approved for one hour of CME via the American Academy of Family Physicians.
This activity is approved for one hour of CE via the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards.