AgeWISE Geriatric Education Seminar (AGES): Best Practices in Geropalliative Care - October 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The registration period has closed for this event.

9:00 AM to 12:15 PM



Value: $120.00

Cost: $36.00 for general registrants.

Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost.

Alumni receive 75% off of the program's value.

Target Audience

All nursing staff (RNs, CNAs, Techs), social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, and other interdisciplinary healthcare professionals involved in the care of older adults.

We encourage AgeWISE nurses to attend for AgeWISE sustainability.


This program is designed to provide an interprofessional forum for staff to engage in learning and implementing best practices in geropalliative care; to improve patient outcomes through sustaining and spreading AgeWISE principles, and to provide ongoing support to AgeWISE RNs and AgeWISE sustainability.


Program Objectives:

  • Discuss services available from the Legal Aid of Nebraska

  • Describe the House Call program through Methodist Health System

  • Examine the Nebraska Emergency Treatment Orders (NETO)



In order to receive continuing education credit for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form


Agenda Topic
8:30-9am Registration

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Jayne Wagner, Attorney at Law

10:00-11:00 am

Methodist House Call Program

Rebecca Wester, MD, CMD

11-11:15am Break
11:15-12:15 pm

Nebraska Emergency Treatment Orders (NETO)

Lou Lukas, MD


Continuing Education


3.0 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #NE1019-9

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120


Social Work

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.


Physical Therapy And Physical Therapist Assistants

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.


Occupational Therapy and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants.


Education Credit

3.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline


Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium

8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

Click here for directions


Jayne Wagner, Attorney at Law, HELP Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Nebraska


Rebecca Wester, MD, CMD, Physicians Clinic


Lou Lukas, MD Palliative Medicine Methodist Hospital

Course Materials

The program agenda, disclosures, and handouts from our presenters (as they permit) will be made available here and will remain online.


Click here to open the Agenda


Click here to open the Disclosures.doc


Click here to open Jayne Wagner's presentation slides


Click here to open Dr. Lukas's presentation slides


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