Webinar Series

Professional Webinar Series

Healthcare Professionals

2020 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. 

Thursday, January 28,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Caring for Ourselves and Others During COVID-19
This program discusses some of the ways that COVID-19 impacts one’s physical and mental health and suggestions for caring for ourselves and others during this pandemic.

Thursday, February 11,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals and Families Living with Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias
This program discusses some of the unique ways that COVID-19 impacts individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s and other Dementias.

Tuesday, February 23,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Taking the Mystery out of Hospice and Palliative Care
This program features 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.

Tuesday, March 9,
8:00 - 9:00 a.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, March 30,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Taking Care of Ourselves: Preventing Professional Burnout
A discussion of practical techniques for dealing with professional caregiver stress and burnout.

Thursday, April 8,
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 22,
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, May 4,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Helping Families Through Dementia: What Professionals Need to Know
Discusses ways families are affected by dementia, and ways professionals can be of support. 

Thursday, May 27,
12:00 - 1:00 p.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. 

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

Thursday, June 24,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Thursday, July 15,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Enhancing Understanding of Cultural and Family Dynamics at End of Life
This program defines culture, explores some cultural and family dynamics that influence reactions to serious illness and end of life, ways to enhance cross-cultural communication and honor cultural diversity at end of life.

Thursday, August 5,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Living Well: Making Every Moment Count
A conversation of what it means to live well, the barriers we face, and how we can start to do so.

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

Understanding the General Inpatient Level of Hospice Care
This program defines and discusses the criteria for the general inpatient level of hospice care.

Thursday, September 9,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Medical Ethics & Boundaries: Doing the Right Thing
Addresses the role of medical ethics and its relationship to personal values and boundaries, as well as how it impacts one’s work.

Tuesday, September 21,
8:00 - 9:00 a.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, October 7,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Concepts of Grief and Loss
Explores various types of loss, how people grieve, and ways to support those who are grieving.

Tuesday, October 19,
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Yours, Mine, Ours: Working With Challenging Families
Explores ways for health care professionals to work more effectively with challenging family situations.

Thursday, November 11,
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Coping With the Holidays After a Loss
Discusses the impact the holidays have on grief, practical suggestions for coping and ways the holidays can offer healing.

Thursday, December 2,
12:00 - 1:00 p.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.

 

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 95 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.