2023 Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum (ISPEC) - June 22-23, 2023
ISPEC is a two-day, onsite program focusing on leadership skills, institutional culture change, goal development, and integration of spiritual care into clinical practice and education, including assessment and treatment planning. It is an interactive training course facilitated by global leaders in the field of interprofessional spiritual care. Participants will learn how to integrate spirituality into their everyday practice through presentations, role-playing with ‘patients,’ and small group discussions.
Clinicians from different professions (Medicine, Nursing, Social work, Psychology, Physical therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, etc.) who work with patients with chronic and serious diseases are eligible to apply. Each organization’s team will ideally include one clinician and one chaplain.
1. Recognize the role of spirituality as an essential component of patient-centered care.
2. Describe spiritual distress in adults and children and distinguish the difference between spiritual distress and other types of distress.
3. Identify communication strategies for eliciting spiritual issues and develop a whole person assessment and treatment or care plan.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Nurses and other healthcare professionals who participate in this CME activity may submit statements of attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
- 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 15.25 Completion