When Caring Becomes Chronic: Women in Caregiving/Preserving a Healthy Brain/Mindfully Choosing

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $60.00.

Course Description: Participants will learn strategies to managing their own care while providing care to others. Knowledge gained from this program will afford participants the ability to provide care coordination and care management support services with a lower risk of burnout.

Target Audience: Social Workers, Nurses. Respiratory Therapist, Licensed Psychology Counselors, Medical Assistants, and AHEC.

Instructor: Macie P. Smith, Ed.D., LBSW, C-SWCM

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to: Identify contributing factors to chronic illnesses. Identify coping strategies to deal with chronic caregiving. Describe the impact of chronic caregiving on women. Describe how to choose mindfully when preserving a healthy brain

Credit Statements:

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 3.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 3.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.3 CEUs (3.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials. The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity. Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation. Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.