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All Available Courses Offered by Quorum

EOL Conversations Pediatric: What can a Healthcare Professional Possibly Say to the Family of a Dying Child?

Learning Objectives

Describe palliative care, protocols for decision making and conversations about prognosis with parents.
Discuss how pediatric palliative care can be provided at home and list 3 ways the Concurrent Care Act can help children and families.
List 3 resources for further information about pediatric palliative care, self-care and team support.
Describe one attitude to better understand families of a dying child.

Conversations Adult: Communication and Serious Illness – Cases Using SPIKES

Learning Objective

1. Demonstrate how to communicate about serious illness compassionately and effectively in order to positively influence the reactions and resulting attitudes of patients and their family members.

EOL Conversations Adult: SPIKES Protocol – Approaches to Discuss Imminent Death

Learning Objectives

Describe details involved in the SPIKES Protocol used to inform patients and their families their illness is terminal and they can begin using palliative care.
Discuss managing empathy and strong feelings between family members, the care team and the patient.
Explain the steps using the NURSE acronym for emotional situations clinically.
Review examples of “Say this” not “that” for improved outcomes.

 

Reducing Re-Admissions & Length of Stay

 Date:8/14/2015
Course Info
 

The frequency of 30 day re-admissions to acute care hospitals is unacceptable; many of these patients are in fact terminally ill and better served by hospice care. By recognizing when patients ar terminally ill and referring them to hospice services, physicians can decrease re-hospitalization rates for this population.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: The Basics

Date: 10/26/2015
Course Info:
 

From economic, societal, and family perspectives, FASD represents a major public health issue. Prevalance rates vary, but are more common than previously though, and more common than a number of other well-known developmental disabilities. In the U.S., the lifetime costs for an individuals with an FASD has been estimated to be approximately $2 million. Families are often faced with a scarcity of diagnostic and treatment services, professionals who do not fully comprehend the nature of their children’s disability.

FASD is a leading cause of cognitive and developmental disability. Caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol, it is associated with a […]

Peri-Orbital Rejuvenation

Date: 5/10/2015
Course Info
 

Peri-Orbital Rejuvenation remains one of the most challenging areas for the aesthetic surgeon. In order to provide the most current and efficacious techniques that will address the aesthetic concerns of their patients, plastic surgeons need to review the topics to be presented so they can more adequately analyze the aesthetic concerns and apply the most current techniques to close the gaps between best practices and current practices.

 

Wound Therapy: Advanced Therapies for Tissue Repair

Date: 3/28/2015
Course Info
 

The conference will reach many rural practitioners in NC that will benefit from interacting and discussing wound related topics with physicians from the larger academic centers. The conference will concentrate on practical aspects of care and address issues commonly faced by nurses and clinicians who treat patients with chronic wounds. Their patient base will ultimately benefit from their increase competency in the treatment of non-healing wounds.

 

Enduring: Managing Glaucoma: Beyond IOP Print Supplement

Date: 10/01/2015
Course Info:
 

Given the importance of IOP reduction in eyes with glaucoma, it is often difficult for clinicians to acknowledge that some patients may not benefit from IOP reduction. This is particularly important in NTG, as the standard of care is a 30% IOP reduction, which many eyes may require surgery to achieve. If there is clinical evidence to support the futility of IOP reduction in some eyes, it may be inappropriate to subject these eyes to potentially non-beneficial surgery and its attendant potential complications. In this educational activity, the expert faculty will describe the clinical settings in which IOP […]