This live activity will discuss the definitions and the importance of inclusion of spirituality, religion and existentialism in the care of patients with serious illnesses and at the end of life. This program will provide information on various spiritual assessment tools, and conceptual models. Learning Objectives:
- Define spirituality and religion.
- Describe how spirituality impacts the patient with illnesses, the dying patient and and their loved ones.
- Discuss the influence of spirituality on the palliative care process.
- Illustrate the role of the palliative care provider in spiritual care.
Statement of Accreditation This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) through Practice Transformation Institute. Practice Transformation Institute is accredited by the MSMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement Practice Transformation Institute designates this live course for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Work This course is approved by the NASW-Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative Approval #121621-01, #CE Hours approved: 2