For Social Workers: Decision-Making & COVID-19
A discussion on prevention of and planning for a COVID-19 medical crisis, including how to effectively communicate and document medical wishes.
There is an ever-present fear about contracting COVID, and experiencing a COVID-related emergency that would require hospitalization. During this time of uncertainty, what is within our control to address our concerns and plan ahead?
This presentation discusses practical steps to address COVID-related crisis concerns and how to effectively communicate and document medical wishes before a crisis occurs.
This course includes a recorded webinar with Judith Schwarz, PhD, RN. The webinar was co-sponsored with Death with Dignity- Albany.
Dr. Schwarz is an expert on ethical issues relating to patient self-determination and informed end of life decision-making. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed professional journals. She earned a PhD in nursing research from New York University, a MSN from Lehman College, and an RN from St. Luke’s School of Nursing.
1. Identify ways to prepare in case of hospitalization.
2. Discuss advance directives in the context of COVID-19.
Completion of this course counts as 1 contact hour for licensed NY social workers.
Course participation involves watching a recorded presentation and completing a quiz. You must receive a score of at least 80% to pass the course, but may retake the quiz as needed. A certificate of completion will automatically be issued after completion of the course.
End of Life Choices New York, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0464.
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