Continuing Education

HFA Live Webinar: #grief: Social Media and Mourning

Discussions about the benefits and pitfalls of social media abound, but the reality is that most of us are connected through some form of online communication. This program explores how social media is used by both young people and adults to express and share grief, and how hospices and other organizations can best utilize this technology to support grievers.  1.5 hours CE available.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
12:00 – 1:30 pm, ET

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HFA: End-of-Life Ethics

Using a case study approach, this program will examine the ethical issues and dilemmas that emerge at the end-of-life.  3 CE Credits Available.

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HFA: Diversity and End-of-Life Care Self Study

How does diversity influence end-of-life decision making?  What impact does culture have at the time of death and during bereavement?  This program will increase sensitivity by helping professionals acknowledge how their own cultural values and assumptions influence the delivery of care.  3 CE credits available.

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HFA: Grief After Self-Inflicted Causes of Death Self-Study

While all loss is difficult, those whose friends or loved ones die due to self-destructive deaths such as a drug overdose can face unique challenges. This program explores the latest research into these grief situations and how professionals can help survivors cope.

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HFA: Spirituality and End-of-Life Care Self-Study

Topics: discussing the differences and relationship between spirituality and religion, while also addressing spirituality during illness, death, and grief; spiritual assessment and empowerment; life review.  Three CEs are available for a variety of professional boards.

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HFA: Ethical Issues in Effectively Providing LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care

When there is tension between values/beliefs of an individual healthcare professional and the ethical imperative to treat all patients with dignity and respect, conflict and legal issues may arise. This webinar will explore potential conflicts and offer strategies and tools for professionals in effectively serving LGBTQ communities.  Continuing education available.

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HFA: 2018-2019 Professional Education Packages

HFA carefully designs professional development opportunities based on feedback from members and long-time supporters who value high-quality educational programs.

An education package makes it easy to access a full year’s worth of programs with one registration.  Each package includes one year access to all webinars.

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HFA: Attachment Theory and Grief Support

Attachment-informed grief therapy enriches an understanding of how and why individuals grieve and how they can be helped. This webinar will review attachment-informed grief therapy and explore the ways attachment styles mediate mourning and influence the therapeutic process.

June 19, 2018
12:00 – 1:30 pm

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HFA: Self Study

Need some CME Credits?  Check out Hospice Foundation of America’s Self Study Options!

Self Study