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Virtual Grand Rounds: Grief & Trauma, Death & Dying, & EMPOWER

Silver Hill Hospital
Presented by:

Holly Prigerson, Ph.D.
Irving Sherwood Wright Professor in Geriatrics
Professor of Sociology in Medicine
Director, Cornell Center for Research on End-of-Life Care
Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Wednesday, June 8th, 2022
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Live Presentation via Zoom

I will discuss psychological adjustment to dying and death and introducing our EMPOWER intervention that effectively targets both.

Educational Objectives
As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:
1. Clarify psychological responses to dying and death
2. Demonstrate patterns in psychological responses to these losses over time
3. Identify risk factors for poor adjustment
4. Illustrate the conceptual model underlying our EMPOWER intervention for family surrogates of critically ill patients
5. Discuss the approach to effective intervention to reduce grief and trauma in the context of death and dying

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom webinar

Accreditation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal. Approval also meets the continuing education criteria for CT LMFTs, LPCs, and licensed psychologists

Disclosure: No one in control of content has indicated a relevant financial relationship with an ACCME defined commercial interest.