Category Archives: All Webinars

Past Free Webinar – Palliative Care: It’s Not Just for Dying Anymore! – August 13, 2019

By: Pat Berry, PhD, CNP, ACHNP, FPCN, FAAN

Handout – Palliative Care – It’s Not Just for Dying Anymore

Earn 1 CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is listed as a Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

The terms Hospice and Palliative Care are often used interchangeably but mean very different things. This causes a great deal of confusion among everyone, including professionals, the general public, and the popular and professional media. This webinar will explore the similarities and differences of hospice and palliative care, including definitions, differences in the actual care offered, and how to best interpret the similarities and differences to our colleagues, patients and families, the general public, and even the media.

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Past Free Webinar – Medical Cannabis in Minnesota–Thoughts for Those Who Work with Seniors – July 22, 2019

Handout – MGS Webinar – Medical Cannabis

By: Charles Reznikoff, MD, Addiction Specialist, Hennepin Healthcare

Earn 1 CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is listed as a Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

Whether you’re for it, against it, or decidedly undecided, the reality is that the legalization of marijuana — both for medicinal and recreational purposes — is on the rise.  One less-than-likely segment of the population picking up in their usage of medical marijuana? The 65-and-older set. This webinar will present an overview and update of how the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program functions, who is eligible, and important contraindications to consider for older patients.

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