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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.
 

All nursing contact hours for the programs below will expire September 11, 2014.

A Closer Look at Stroke and Treatments

September 9, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Register here

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

Group Viewing Opportunities

Bayshore: Conference Room B
Contact:  Dawn Gianfrancesco, 732.739.5966

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

Ocean: CCU Conference Room
Contact:  Mary Brandsema, 732.785.8923

Riverview: Navesink River Conference Room
Contact: Jennifer B. Bradle, 732.741.2700 X3371

Southern Ocean: Beach Plum Conf. Room
Contact: Brenda Snow, 609.418.6209


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

Continuing Education Materials:
Evaluation Form
Post-Activity Evaluation

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 and medical CE credits until the end of 2014 for Meridian employees and affiliates

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.
 

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.


STEMI: An Update

Featuring:

Pedro Escandon, M.D. and Jennifer Heck Kanellidis, APN, DNP
 

Goal:

Discuss current best practices in ST elevation myocardial infarction management
 

Objectives:

•    Describe emergent care of the STEMI patient
•    Describe routine care of the STEMI patient
•    Discuss risk assessment and complications management in care of the STEMI patient
 

Specific Content will include:

•    PCI in STEMI
•    Aspiration Thrombectomy
•    Adjunctive Antithrombotic Therapy
•    Anticoagulant Therapy
•    Fibrinolytic Therapy
•    Delayed Invasive Management
•    CABG
•    Routine Medical Therapies
•    Risk Assessment
•    Complications Management
 

Group Viewing Opportunities

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

Ocean: Conference Room C

contact Joan Harvey, 732.840.3338

Riverview: Navesink Conference Room
contact Jennifer Bradle, 732.741.2700 x3371

Southern Ocean: Conference Room 1
contact Brenda Snow, 609.418.6209

Bayshore: Boardroom

contact Dawn Gianfrancesco, 732.739.5966

Target Audience:

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


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.
 

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.

 

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

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.

 

What Works in Heart Failure? An Update

Featuring: Objectives:
Discuss current best practices in heart failure management

Specific content includes: 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

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.


Supporting Health Behavior Change through Motivational Interviewing: Implications for Diet, Exercise, Smoking, and Other Health Concerns

Featuring:
Johnnie Bryant, MSW

Objectives:
•    Describe motivational interviewing (MI)
•    Discuss the role of the clinician in motivational interviewing
•    Identify the stages of change and their relationship to MI
•    Describe the use of motivational interviewing
•    Discuss the evidence for implementing motivational interviewing



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: Nursing contact hours will be offered for the program. The Meridian Health 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. P# 236-9/11-14

MEDICAL EDUCATION 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 (number of credits) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ , adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM.  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.


Closing the Gap: Evidence on Promoting Safe and Effective Patient Medication Adherence in Chronic Disease

Featuring:
Lisa Antonacci, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Manager, Ocean Medical Center

Objectives:


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). P# 236-9/11-14.

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.

 

Home Care Services Today: Impact on Transition Planning from Hospital to Home

Featuring: Objective: Describe the current best practices in home care services that may impact transition planning. Specific content will include current evidence on home care, home care in the past, case studies in home care today, and projections of home care in the future.


Webinar starts after 2-3 minutes; we ask your pardon for the delay.


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: The Meridian Health 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. P# 236-9/11-14.

Medical Education 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 (number of credits) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM. 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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