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Past Free Webcast – Current Issues in Ethics – May 25, 2022

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

Presenter: Charissa Eaton, PhD, MSW, Professor of Social Work at Winona State University

Handout Current Issues in Ethics 5.25.22

The COVID pandemic has shown a spotlight on and in many cases exacerbated many long-standing issues in health and human service for older adults. These issues are also accompanied by more complex ethical dilemmas faced by the professionals working with older adults and their families.

This presentation explores “hot topic” ethical issues currently facing gerontological helping professionals in today’s world. A framework will also be discussed as a tool utilized in making ethical decisions. During the webinar, participants will practice analyzing current ethical issues using the ethical decision-making framework.

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Past Free Webcast – Effective Medication Self-Management – February 10, 2022

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

Presenters: Brian J. Isetts, RPh, PhD, BCPS, FAPhA; James T. Pacala, MD, MS; and Sherrie Pugh

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Handout Medication Self Management Seminar 02.10.2022

The purposes of this program are to provide an overview of gaps in understanding challenges that older individuals experience when taking medications, and to provide strategies and solutions for effective self-management to become more confident in the use of medications.  Research has largely focused on patient compliance from a health provider perspective, rather than studying the rational decisions individuals make when taking medications – referred to as intelligent non-compliance.  Lessons learned from individuals who have conquered challenges in taking medications are providing valuable insights into four basic steps to effective medication self-management.

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