The Power of Empathy in Clinical Practice

The Power of Empathy in Clinical Practice

Modeled after the highly successful elective for LECOM School of Pharmacy students, LECOM will be presenting a new workshop:

The Power of Empathy in Clinical Practice: Maximizing Our Healing Influence with Patients
November 18 – 19, 2016
LECOM Bayfront Campus, 1 LECOM Place, Erie, PA 16505

11/18 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (lunch provided); registration starts at 9:15 a.m.

11/19 from 8 a.m. – 12 Noon

This 10-hour inter-professional workshop is designed for physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, and all health-related professionals who care for patients.

Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of the meaning and utility of empathic practice
  • Discover and learn about complex social and psychological issues related to inter-professional empathic practice
  • Identify psychological and systemic barriers to empathy in healthcare
  • Cultivate humanistic skills that allow healthcare providers to continuously improve empathic skills

Click here to view program.

This highly-interactive program will be presented by David Zelman, PhD, President of Transitions Institute of Dallas, TX, and author of If I Can, You Can: Transformation Made Easy and Hershey Bell, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the LECOM School of Pharmacy.

Special introductory tuition for this new workshop:

  • $99.00 for healthcare professionals
  • $59.00 for residents*
  • Free for students*

*Limited seating is reserved for residents and students

To reserve a seat (maximum participation 50 seats), please contact Sharon Morrison at smorrison@lecom.edu or (814) 860-5168. Click here for a PDF registration form. The deadline to register is November 11, 2016.

Do you need a hotel reservation?  LECOM has partnered with locally owned hotels to offer a discounted rate for guests attending LECOM events.  Click here for more information.

We hope to see you there for what promises to be an extraordinary workshop event!

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM).

LECOM is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education (AOA CCME)  as a Category 1-A Sponsor. The AOA CCME has approved this program for 10 credit hours* in Category 1-A.  

Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits* TM. 

The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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CE Credit: 10 hours**
UAN: 0159-9999-16-044-L04-P
Activity Type: Application-based

Pharmacy objectives

• Discuss the meaning and utility of empathic practice
• Recognize the complex social and psychological issues related to inter-professional empathic practice
• Identify psychological and systemic barriers to empathy in healthcare
• Develop humanistic skills that allow healthcare providers to continuously improve empathic skills

This Live activity,The Power of Empathy in Clinical Practice: Maximizing Our Healing Influence with Patients, with a beginning date of 11/1/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 9.5 Prescribed credit(s)* by the American Academy of Family Physicians. 

*Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

**Pharmacists must be present for the entire program, complete an evaluation survey within one week, and provide PPA with CPE Monitor ID and birthday to issue credit to CPE Monitor.

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