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Calvary Hospital Annual Bereavement Course To Be Offered March Through May 2017

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Calvary Hospital announced that their 24th Annual Bereavement Course will take place on Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., from March 6 through May 8, 2017.

The course is designed for those who work in the helping professions (social workers, counselors, teachers, nurses, funeral directors, etc.) who may need to address bereavement and grief related issues in their professional lives. (The course is not for bereaved family members.

The Hospital’s 10-week course is taught by various specialists from Calvary Hospital and from Calvary@Home (Home Care and Hospice). See attached syllabus here. Upon completion, each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Continuing Education Credits and contact hours are pending from the NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Funeral Directors and ADEC (Association for Death Education and Counseling). These courses have been approved for contact hours by; CASAC (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor); CPP (Credentialed Prevention Professional); and CPS (Credential Prevention Specialist).

Fees are as follows:

  • $225 per person to attend all 10 sessions; $200 each for 2-4 people registering from the same institution; $175 for 5 or more people. Special offer for graduate students is $50 for the complete course.
  • People may also choose individual sessions for $50.
  • The course is free of charge for all Calvary Hospital Employees.

To register for the entire 10-session course, or for individual sessions, please go here to download a copy of the registration form. Individuals can also register at the door. Checks should be made payable to Calvary Hospital.

Please send all registrations and payment to: Calvary Hospital - Bereavement Services, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461.

Questions may also be directed to Lynn Pappalardi at 718-518-2173 or lpappalardi@calvaryhospital.org.

This activity has been submitted to PA State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. PA State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

About Calvary Hospital

For more than a century, Calvary Hospital has been the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult patients with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. More than 6,000 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home care, hospice, and wound care services. Inpatient care is offered at our 200-bed facility in the Bronx and our 25-bed Brooklyn Satellite at Lutheran Medical Center. Calvary Hospice provides short-term inpatient care at The Dawn Greene Hospice, located at Mary Manning Walsh Home in Manhattan. To learn more or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, please go here.

 

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Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS

is a physician and radio host of Health Talk with Dr. Diane, MD at blogtalkradio.com/drdianethompson. She has been in the healthcare field for over 20 years, first as a registered nurse, then as a nurse practitioner, and now as a physician. She is an author, a health and empowerment speaker, a wellness coach, an esthetic specialist, and holds a certificate in sports nutrition. Dr. Diane, MD may be contacted at DrDianeThompson.com , via social media at facebook.com/DrDianeAThompson or via e-mail at Dr.DianeThompson@gmail.com.