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Webinars

Meridian Health has committed to bringing evidence to clinicians in easy and accessible ways and to educating its practitioners on best practices in performing evidence work. One of these is through webinars on critical topics of interest.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

June 23, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Register here

Featuring: Carol Ash, D.O., is a board-certified general internist, and a fellowship-trained pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine specialist with more than 15 years of experience in clinical medicine. Dr. Ash is also director of Sleep Medicine at Meridian Health.

Goal: Discuss current best practices to improve outcomes for patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Objectives:
Group Viewing Opportunities
Bayshore: Conference Room A
Contact: Dawn Gianfrancesco, 732.739.5966

Jersey Shore: Phoebe’s Conference Room 1
Contact: Lora Lenahan, 732.776.3712

Ocean: Conference Room C
Contact: Mary Brandsema, 732.785.8923

Riverview: Two River Conference Suite
Contact: Pam Eluri, 732.841.7626

Southern Ocean: Conference Room 1
Contact: Theresa Donahue, 609.978.3066

Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and all allied health professionals.

Nursing Accreditation Statement: One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association. Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). P# 236-3/15-18

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 1355 Campus Parkway, Suite 103, Neptune, NJ 07753 732.481.8570.

CME Accreditation Statement: Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Meridian Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). TM Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit,TM adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.SM Meridian Health is responsible for every aspect of the activity it certifies. Faculty and planners in a position to control content are expected to disclose relevant financial commercial relationships related to the activity. If a conflict is identified it is Meridian Health's responsibility to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict.

 

Current Epidemic Infectious Diseases including Ebola and Enterovirus D68

Continuing education credits for this offering are exclusively for Meridian team members and affiliated physicians.

Featuring: Edward Liu, M.D., MPH

Goal
: Improve health care provider knowledge of the latest updates in infectious disease current topics.

Objectives
1.    Discuss background of Ebola virus and signs and symptoms of Ebola disease
2.    Discuss mechanism of spread of Ebola disease and basic infection prevention precautions
3.    Discuss potential Ebola spread outside of western Africa and current information available
4.    Discuss background of Enterovirus D68
5.    Discuss signs and symptoms of Enterovirus D68 infection and significance compared to other viral upper respiratory infections
6.    Discuss mechanism of spread of Enterovirus D68 disease and basic infection prevention precautions


Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and all allied health professionals.

Nursing Accreditation Statement: One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association. Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). # P236-9/11-14.

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 1355 Campus Parkway, Ste. 103, Neptune, NJ 07753 ~ 732.481.8570

CME Accreditation Statement: Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Meridian Health designates this recorded activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.SM Meridian Health is responsible for every aspect of the activity it certifies. Faculty and planners in a position to control content are expected to disclose relevant financial commercial relationships related to the activity. If a conflict is identified it is Meridian Health’s responsibility to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict.

CME Evaluation

Nursing Evaluation

This short quiz is required for all those seeking continuing medical education credits. It is not required for nursing contact hours. Please submit the quiz with your name concurrently with the evaluation of program. Remember the evaluation of program must contain your name and contact information to assist us in getting your certificate to you. Thank you.


A Closer Look at Stroke and Treatments

This webinar is now available in recorded YouTube accessible version.  After viewing the webinar, please complete the appropriate evaluation form for nursing or medicine below.  Make sure your contact information is clearly identified on the evaluation form so that we can return a participant certificate to you. 

For those wishing CME for this offering, please complete the short quiz here as well as the evaluation and return them per the instructions, properly labeled by submitter and by date. Thank you.




Featuring:
Ronald P. Benitez, M.D.

Goal:
Discuss current best practices to improve stroke care

Objectives:
1. Describe the types of strokes and diagnosis
2. Discuss the initial evidence-based treatment of stroke
3. Describe advance interventional stroke treatments
4. Discuss the research on new advancements in future stroke care

Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and all allied health professionals.

Nursing Accreditation Statement:
One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association. Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). # P236-9/11-14.

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 2020 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07754 ~ 732.776.2462

CME Accreditation Statement: Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Meridian Health designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). TM Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit,TM adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.SM Meridian Health is responsible for every aspect of the activity it certifies. Faculty and planners in a position to control content are expected to disclose relevant financial commercial relationships related to the activity. If a conflict is identified it is Meridian Health’s responsibility to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict.

NJ Sharing Network and the Effective Approach to Consent


 This recorded webinar will carry nursing contact hours only for 2015.  No medical continuing education credits are available for this offering.  

Featuring

Michelle Curnow, CPTC, CTBS
NJ Organ and Tissue Sharing Network

Objectives

The learner should be able to:
•    analyze the approach for donation and identify key components of an effective conversation
•    define the role of the physician, nurse, and transplant coordinator
•    discuss the importance of a collaborative approach in obtaining consent for organ donation 
•    identify the referral process of organ donation
•    describe how patient teaching in the hospital helps dispel myths and misconceptions in organ donation
•    describe the current need for organ donation in New Jersey

Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and rehab and respiratory therapists.
 
Continuing Education Materials:
After participating in the Webinar, please download and complete the evaluation to receive your continuing education credits. When completed, please fax to 732-481-8599.

Nursing Accreditation Statement: One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association.  Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). # P236-9/11-14.

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 2020 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07754, 732.776.2462.
 

 

Honoring Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST): It’s the Law

Featuring: Amy Frieman, M.D., Kathy Russell-Babin, Phd, R.N.

Goal: Familiarize all providers with the expectations for legal compliance and support of POLST

Objectives:
• Discuss the origins and rationale for POLST
• Describe the components of POLST
• Discuss the steps expected when you receive a patient with a completed POLST form into your care
• Describe the steps a physician or APN would take to initiate a POLST form with a patient
• Discuss the research findings regarding use of the POLST

Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and rehab and respiratory therapists.



Continuing Education Materials: After participating in the Webinar, please download and complete the evaluation to receive your continuing education credits. When completed, please fax to 732-481-8599.

CME Evaluation
Nursing Evaluation

All physicians must complete this post test and submit it with the evaluation to obtain continuing medical education credit.

 

Nursing Accreditation Statement: One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing, which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). # P236-9/11-14.

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 2020 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07754 ~ 732.776.2462

CME Accreditation Statement: Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Meridian Health designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit,™ adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.SM Meridian Health is responsible for every aspect of the activity it certifies. Faculty and planners in a position to control content are expected to disclose relevant financial commercial relationships related to the activity. If a conflict is identified it is Meridian Health’s responsibility to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict.


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