Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care
Health Professionals Cultural Competency Training

June 16, 2017
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Dignity Health, 6555 Coyle Ave., Suite 145, Carmichael, CA 95608

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

Culturally Competent End of Life Care for Chines Patients
  1. Common barriers for Chinese Americans to accessing End of Life Care
  2. Cultural and spiritual beliefs and practices of Chinese Americans in EOL
  3. Identify End of Life Care Resources
  4. Discuss the importance of advance care planning with Chinese Americans using the Heart to Heart® program
  5. Identify End of Life Care Resources
  6. Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care

Back to ABCs - Approaching Barriers to Communications
  1. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Preferences for End-of-Life Treatment
  2. Deciding on a decision maker
  3. Doctor and Patients PACT
  4. Hard Conversations

Advance Care Planning California End of Life Option Act
  1. State the purpose of the California End of Life Option Act
  2. Demonstrate understanding of Participation as defined in the Act.
  3. Define who is a Qualified Individual under the Act.
  4. Describe roles and responsibilities for Participants: Patients, Physicians, Mental Health Providers
  5. List central ethical principles used to discuss physician aid-in-dying.

At the completion of this course, the active participant will be able to:
  1. Describe common barriers for Chinese Americans to accessing End of Life Care
  2. Be familiar with cultural and spiritual beliefs and practices of Chinese Americans in EOL
  3. Discuss the importance of advance care planning with Chinese Americans using the Heart to Heart® program
  4. Be familiar with approaches to breaking down barriers to discussing end of life issues
  5. Understand principles of effective listening
  6. Understand the California End of Life Option Act
  7. Recognize cultural, environmental, and other factors that can affect preferences for EOL patient care and comfort
AGENDA
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FALCULTY

Shirley Pan
Executive Director
Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care

Sandy Chen Stokes, RN, MSN, CACCC
Sandy Chen Stokes is the founder and the Board Chair of the Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care (CACCC). She has focused much of her career and volunteer activities on end of life care, elder care, and mental health issues in the Chinese American community. For her work with the CACCC, in 2008 Sandy was one of 15 nationally to receive the American Cancer Society’s Lane Adams Award. Three years later, she was one of 10 in the nation to receive the 2011 AARP Inspire Award. Sandy is a member of the advisory board for the Chinese Health Initiative Project at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View and a Diversity Advisory Council Member of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Sandy was presented with the 2017 Compassionate Care Innovator Award for her extraordinary role in improving the quality of advance care planning and palliative care in California at the CCCC 9th Annual Summit in March 2017.

Jeffrey Yee, M.D., CACCC
Jeffrey Yee, M.D. is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care medicine. He served 20 years as the Chair of Internal Medicine at Woodland Healthcare. He is now medical director of two community skilled nursing facilities and the Yolo Adult Day Healthcare Center and has been appointed Physician Advisor for Dignity Health Home Health services. Dr. Yee is also the lead physician for developing the Patient Centered Medical Home Model in his organization. In addition, he is a Board Member of the Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care (CACCC). Dr. Yee is an advocate for team based care, community collaboration, and following palliative care principles. Jeff is the winner of the 2014 CCCC Leadership Award.

Lael C. Duncan, M.D., Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC)
Lael Duncan, MD, is the Medical Director of Consulting Services for the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, a partnership of thought-leaders from healthcare systems and organizations, government agencies, consumer organizations and the general public, dedicated to promoting high-quality, compassionate care for everyone who is seriously ill or nearing the end of life. Dr. Duncan completed an internal medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship in 1998. She worked in hospital and out-patient settings managing patients with complex disease before transitioning to specialize in advocacy, education and processes that will support person centered care. She is an expert educator on Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST), end-of-life communication between patients and providers, advance care planning, and legislation that impacts end-of-life care in California. Dr. Duncan consults with health care organizations, medical providers and communities to improve access to care that honors patient values.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Full attendance at the workshop is a prerequisite for receiving professional continuing education credit. Attendees must provide their professional license number when registering and complete a survey in class. Certificates will be sent via email. PLEASE NOTE: 50 minutes minimum of uninterrupted time is required to qualify for one hour of CE credit. Continuing education excludes lunch and break periods.
 

Nursing – Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15403, for 3 contact hours.
Social Work – Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs and required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CCCC is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs and LMFTs, Provider #91987. 

Chaplains - This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations must be made in writing no later than five (5) business days prior to the workshop (June 16) and e-mailed to info@CACCC.org. A $25 non-refundable processing fee will be retained for each cancellation. No refunds will be made after this date. No shows are subject to the full registration fee. Substitutions are encouraged.

ANY QUESTIONS?
CACCC maintains responsibility for this course and its content. Please contact us at
(866) 661-5687 or email info@caccc-usa.org with any questions, to address a grievance, or to request special ADA accommodation needs.

Note: When registering, please use the email address of the person attending the workshop.
Have questions? Please send email to info@caccc-usa.org

COST
Partner/Sponsor: $0 ($25 registration if need CEU credit)

CCCC Member: $49

Non-Member: $99

Includes: 3 CEUs for Nurses, Social Works and Chaplains.