Psychological Tools to Support Complex Patient Care


8:30-9:00am Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits, Conference Hall C

8:50-9:00am Welcome & Introductions, Conference Hall C

9:00-9:45am Understanding and Addressing Mental Health Disparities and Stigma in Serious Illness, Conference Hall C, Dr. James Gerhart

9:45-10:30am The 5 Keys to Caregiver Survival: Clinicians are Caregivers Too, Conference Hall C, Dr. Cheryl Woodson

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45-11:45am Breakout Sessions I

    a)  Loss in an ICU – How Healthcare Providers Can Support Grieving Family Members, Conference Hall A

          Dr. Jared Greenberg and Laura Fosler, RN, MS, FNP-BC, ACHPN

    b)  Identifying and Responding to Psychological Distress during Patient Encounters: Applying Patient-centered Communication Strategies, Classroom 1103

         Dr. Yasmin Asvat and Dr. Esther Yoon

    c)  Supporting Patients with Death Anxiety: Case-Based Discussion, Conference Hall C

         Judith Wood Mintz, LCSW

11:45-12:40pm Networking Lunch Served

12:40-1:40pm Breakout Sessions II

      a)  Provider’s Moral Distress: Recognizing it and Managing It, Classroom 1103

          Andrea Vernon-Cwik, LCSW, ASW-G

      b)  Challenging Cases: Managing Serious Illness for Patients with Co-Existing Psychiatric Diagnoses, Conference Hall A

          Josh Kaplan-Lyman, AM, LCSW and Dr. Lauren Rynar

      c)  Promoting Trauma Informed Care and Mental Health Among Youth: Filling the Backpacks of Clinicians and Caregivers, Conference Hall C

          Dr. Sonya Mathies Dinizulu

1:40-1:50pm Break

1:50-2:50pm Healers: A Job, A Career, or A Calling? Conference Hall C, Dr. Jaime K. Lewis

2:50pm Closing Remarks, Conference Hall C

3:00pm Adjourn

4.75 CEUs will be available to nurses and social workers.