Webinar Series

Professional Webinar Series

Healthcare Professionals

2022 Webinar Series

Care Dimensions is your trusted resource for advanced illness and end-of-life education.

Some of Care Dimensions’ most popular education offerings are now available via our free webinar series. Contact hours/CEUs are available for Nurses, Social Workers and Certified Case Managers. Join us from your home, desk or on the go!

Click on the name of the Webinar to register. 

Wednesday, January 26,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care: What They are and Why They are Important
This program defines advance care planning and goals of care conversations as well as why they are so important.

Thursday, February 24,
8 - 9 a.m.

Telling Our Stories: The Importance of Reminiscing and Life Review
This program will define and discuss reminiscing and life review and ways they can be of benefit to various individuals.

Tuesday,
March 8,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Every Time We Say Goodbye: Caring for the Caregiver
(This program focuses on the professional caregiver)
Explores the impact of grief on professional caregivers and ways to care for oneself while caring for others.

Wednesday,
March 23,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Exploring the Concept of Hope at End of Life
This program discusses the complex nature of hope, the challenges and benefits as it pertains to the dying process/end of life.

Thursday,
April 7,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Making Choices When It Matters Most: Conversations, Advance Directives, Five Wishes and More!
Discussion of the importance of advance care planning and making one’s health care wishes known through use of Five Wishes and other planning tools.

Tuesday,
April 26, 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Communication at End of Life
This program discusses the communication needs of individuals and families at end of life and provides concrete strategies for communicating effectively.

Wednesday,
May 4,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Living with a Serious Illness
This program discusses some of the challenges of living with a serious illness as well as ways to support individuals and families through this process. 

Thursday,
May 26,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Preparing for End of Life
This program will cover the unique needs of individuals and families at end of life as well as some tools for end of life planning. 

Tuesday,
June 7,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Live, Love Laugh: Life After Loss
Explore the Impact of loss, grief and bereavement on those who have experienced the death of someone close to them.

Tuesday,
June 28,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Aging With Dignity: Helping Today's Elders Understand Their Choices
This program illustrates keys to successful aging and the ways in which health care providers can support elders in understanding their choices.

Tuesday,
July 12,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Caring for Ourselves While Caring for an Aging Parent
This program discusses the challenges of aging and caregiving and ways to manage stress and care for ourselves while caring for an aging parent.

Wednesday,
August 17,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Care of the Dying Patient
This program will discuss the physical, emotional, and spiritual changes that may be encountered at end of life and how to best care for those who are dying.

Thursday,
September 8,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Forgiveness and End of Life: Some Benefits and Challenges
This program will explore the concept of forgiveness as well as some of the challenges and benefits associated with it particularly around end of life.

Wednesday,
September 21,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Helping Families Through Dementia: What Professionals Need to Know
This program discusses ways families are impacted by dementia, and ways professionals can be of support.

Tuesday,
October 4,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Taking the Mystery out of Hospice and Palliative Care
This program will feature a discussion of the common myths and misconceptions of hospice care along with an overview of the benefits of hospice and palliative care services and how to access this help.

Wednesday,
October 26,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Talking About Hospice: Approaching the “H” Word with Patients and Families
This program will discuss the various challenges, rewards and critical components to professionals approaching the topic of hospice with patients and families.

Tuesday,
November 8,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Caring for the Informal Caregiver
(This program focuses on the informal caregiver)
Enhances professionals' understanding of the factors that affect family or informal caregiver stress, challenges to caregiving and ways to help caregivers care for themselves.

Wednesday,
November 16,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Coping with the Holidays After A Loss
This program discusses the impact the holidays have on grief, practical suggestions for coping and ways the holidays can heal.

Thursday,
December 8,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Social Isolation versus Loneliness: Understanding the Distinction, Impact and Ways to Support Others
This program will explore the concept of forgiveness as well as some of the challenges and benefits associated with it particularly around end of life.

 

Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 100 communities in Massachusetts.