Free CEUs

Please note: All of the CEUs are being held at UH SJMC Community Outreach, 29160 Center Ridge Road, Unit R, Westlake 44145

#3180-Thursday July 13 | 12:00 pm
“He said, She Said…Understanding Gender Differences”

Are gender differences predictors of treatment options in healthcare? How do gender differences impact communication styles between practitioner and patient? How are the patient satisfaction scores influenced by gender similarities and differences? This eye opening workshop will explore numerous differences between men and women relating to brain development, relational dynamics, biasing, cultural influences and communication differences to raise awareness among healthcare professionals to support and enhance patient care experiences.

CEU provided Brookdale Westlake Village,
Presented by: Kelly Loushin, LICDC-CS, CDP from EPO
Refreshments provided by Brookdale Westlake Village

1.0 contact hour for social workers, nurses and counselors

#3181-Tuesday July 18 | 8:00 am
“Yikes, When did I Become the Parent and How did the Roles Reverse”

The objectives of this program are to: Explain why there is a growing demand for senior care in the US and list common health conditions that the elderly exhibit and warning signs that indicate a need for senior living housing options or oversight may be warranted.

  • Discuss the impact that the rising health needs among the elderly are having on their adult children and their ability to maintain full time employment.
  • List some of the senior housing options that exist for those needing assistance with care and the associated costs and funding alternatives.

CEU Provided by Brighton Gardens
Presented by: Kathleen D Greco
Refreshments provided by Rae Ann of Westlake/Suburban and The Belvedere

1.0 contact hour provided for nurse, social workers and case managers 


#3182-Thursday August 17 | 12:00 pm
“Learned Bias”

Most people are aware of biases they have, and how to set them aside to best serve a customer or client. This program discusses the hidden, learned biases that we each have, how they entered our lives and how to recognize them; to prevent them from affecting our work with clients.

CEU provided Cornerstone of Hope
Presented by: Julia Ellifritt, LISW-S, Program and Education Director of Cornerstone of Hope
Refreshments provided by Westlake Rehabilitation Center

1.0 contact hour provided for nurses and social workers

#3183-Tuesday August 29 | 8:00 am
“Urinary Tract Infections and Implications of Infection in the Elderly”

This continuing education program will address the prevalence of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in the geriatric population, the risk factors associated with UTIs, differences in symptom presentation, diagnostic tools, complications of infection and prevention.

CEU provided by Senior Helpers of Northeast Ohio (#RSX051101)
Presented by: Kristine Rosenfeld, RN CHPN, CDP
Refreshments provided by The Villa Camillus

1.0 contact hour provided for nurses and social workers

#3184-Tuesday September 28 | 12:00pm
“What do I do? Ohio Advanced Directives”

Where does one start when they are the decision maker of another person to help with their care and keep them safe? The presentation will review the latest versions of Ohio Advance Directives and the significance of each document. History and cases impacting the documents today will be reviewed. Discussion of when and how to apply each document will be discussed and correcting myths around the confusion of advance directives.

CEU provided by Crossroads Hospice
Presented by: Taylor Buss, MSW, LSW
Refreshments provided by Rose Senior Living

1.0 contact hour provided for nurses and social workers 

#3185-Thursday October 5 | 12pm
“Helping Caregivers and Other Stressed Out Clients with Guided Imagery”

Not just for new age gurus! Learn this simple, but powerful technique useful for dealing with a wide variety of life’s daily struggles. Guided Imagery promotes deep relaxation and helps clients find inner resources and empowerment. Includes demonstration.

CEU provided Hanson Services, Inc
Presented by: Laura Hazen, Education Director, Hanson Services, Inc
Refreshments provided by West Bay Care and Rehabilitation Center

1.0 contact hour for social workers, nurses, counselors and case managers

#3186-Tuesday October 24 | 8:00am
“Supporting Grieving Staff in the Workplace”

This program will describe the impact of grief in the workplace, discuss the impact of personal loss in a professional life and discuss strategies for management to support grieving staff.

CEU provided by Hospice of the Western Reserve
Presenter-Diane Snyder-Cowan, Director Hospice of the Western Reserve Bereavement Center
Refreshments provided by Home Instead Senior Care

1.0 contact hour for nurses, social workers, counselors and physicians

#3187-Thursday November 9 | 12pm
“Workplace Survival Kit When Working with Toxic Patients”

Are toxic patients invading your healthcare practice? Don’t allow them to suck the life out of you and to contaminate your workday. This enlightening presentation draws practical guidelines from the bestselling book by Marsha Petrie Sue, Toxic People. You will learn about the 6 types of toxic people/patients and be challenged to take personal accountability for your patient care work environment by learning and practicing the skills and words to defuse toxic situations and to develop positive patient encounters and work environments

CEU Provider Brookdale Westlake Village,
Presenters: Patricia Schultz MBA and Kelly Loushin, LICDC-CS, CDP
Refreshments provided by Brookdale Westlake Village

1.0 contact hour for social workers, nurses and counselors

#3188-Tuesday November 14 | 8:00am
“Entitlement in the Family-When Only the Best Will Do”

This program will address the concept of “entitlement” and its influence on behavior. We will define entitlement, identify categories and examine etiology. We will use case material to explore the myriad of issues care managers must address in providing services to the aging dysfunctional family.

CEU Provided by Senior Bridge
Refreshments provided by The Normandy Care Center

1.0 contact hour provided for nurses and social workers

#3189-Thursday December 7 | 12pm
‘’Safe Transitions- Care Coordination”

This interactive session will focus on providing safe transitions based upon a strength based and interdisciplinary approach to care. First, we will explore the factors that impact transitions from the hospital to home in a negative manner and cause unnecessary re-hospitalizations or other adverse outcomes. We will then explore those factors in the work relationship between the client system and the care manager that facilitates a healthier approach to stabilizing the plan of care. Finally, we will discuss the positive outcomes that affect the hospital, the client system and the case managers by providing a safe transition home.
CEU Provided by Senior Bridge Refreshments provided by West Bay Care and Rehabilitation Center

1.0 contact hour provided for nurses and social workers

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