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CE: 2.50Price: $99.00

This course is designed to assist those working toward certification with the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc. an affiliate of the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).  The course focuses primarily on assisting the chaplain in the preparation of the 4 essays required which cover all 31 Common Qualifications and Competencies for Professional Chaplains. 

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CE: 1.00Price: $50.00

The truth is that many have never really learned how to listen. In this learning module, we will explore the art of listening in general and spend some time on learning the skills needed to become an emphatic listener.

CE: 1.00Price: $50.00

Do you know what it is like to grieve? In the U.S. 8 million people suffered through the death of someone in their immediate family last year. Grief comes in many forms - grief is a real and present reality for many people. In this teaching we will define what grief constitutes, grief theory, interventions for grief, communication analysis with those who are grieving, the emotional and physiological symptoms of grief, and we will share with you some workplace strategies in the face of grief.

CE: 1.00Price: $20.00

This course by Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) was designed for orientation of the new CPE student at Florida Hospital. This course will orient CPE Students to Mandatory Facts for competent care, participation on the clinical care team, and the basic standards of care and communication to ensure a good patient experience. It also will review safety information in conjunction with infection control measures, HIPAA Regulations, safety codes and their appropriate responses. 


NOTE: This is a requirement for all new CPE students serving within the Florida Hospital System.

CE: 1.00Price: $20.00

This course by Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) was designed for new CPE students at Florida Hospital. This course will give an overview of Advance Directives as they address end of life issues. It also will define various terms associated with Advance Directives and how to assist patients in completing Advance Directive forms in the hospital. 


NOTE: This is a requirement for all new CPE Students serving within the Florida Hospital Central Region.

CE: 1.00Price: $20.00

This course by clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) was designed for orientation of the new CPE student at Florida Hospital. This course will orient CPE Students to sexual misconduct. Our mission stresses respect for our bodies, minds, and spirits as wonders of God's creation. Sexual misconduct is an affront to the dignity of the human person and inconsistent with principles of Christian professionalism. 

The Adventist University of Health Sciences along with Husch Blackwell LLP have joined together in presenting this program as an awareness to students, faculty, and staff about sexual misconduct. Our goal is to keep all of our campuses a safe place without the threat or fear of sexual misconduct. This training will provide you with information about identifying sexual misconduct, policies the campuses have implemented to prevent sexual misconduct, things you can do to keep you and your friends safe, and resources that are available.

CE: 2.00Price: $30.00

Having to give bad news to patients happens frequently in healthcare arenas and many times healthcare professionals have not received training and education on how to compassionately and competently deliver bad news. Research has demonstrated that educating and reeducating healthcare professionals how to deliver bad news using a tool decreases patient distress and improves healthcare professional confidence and empathetic response thereby creating a better encounter for everyone involved.

This course will focus on providing healthcare professional education on the available tools and frameworks available to deliver bad news and provide education on how to implement one of these tools when having to discuss difficult information with patients.

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CE: 1.00Price: $5.00

Why does the bible tell us it's better to go to a funeral than a party? Is this life really only a meaningless chasing after winds?

In a time of pain and loss, what does the message of Ecclesiastes, the Bible's most enigmatic book, have to offer today? In this session of Faith and Loss Don Williams, author of "A Time for Every Season", a novel based on Ecclesiastes, will explore its counsel for living in a broken world.

CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Dr. James Appel has for thirteen years been serving as a physician in African hospitals developed through the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Along with his wife and children, Dr. Appel has experienced deepened faith as well as heartbreaking loss during these years. With great honesty Dr. Appel shares his wrestling with faith and grief and hope for the future.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Published in early 2016, When Breath Becomes Air became an instant best-seller. Dr. Paul Kalanithi was near completion of years of training to become a neurosurgeon when he received a diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer. As this young physician suddenly found himself a patient, he turned to writing as he wrestled with suffering and loss, along with love and hope. Paul died before his memoir was finished; however, his wife Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, completed the book, and in her speaking engagement at ADU, speaks openly about her husband, their relationship, and what sustained them at the end of his life.
CE: 2.00Price: $45.00

Forgiveness facilitation is one of many therapies currently incorporated in holistic healthcare practice. Training in facilitating forgiveness in patients is not readily accessible. As Christians we understand the overwhelming need for forgiveness both for our salvation and relationship with God and others, but during this course, you'll not only see the spiritual importance, but the physical reality of forgiveness as well.This course will provide you with the practical steps in facilitating forgiveness. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to recognize, express, and apply techniques to show patients how to forgive; research has shown that forgiveness lowers blood pressure and calms the heart rate.

Forgive to Live: How Forgiveness Can Save Your Life offers a clear road-map that spells out how people can find health and wholeness by forgiving the ones who have hurt them. Regardless of race, creed, color, or background everyone has been hurt by someone in the the past and needs to learn how to forgive (not just be told to forgive). Forgive to Live isn't just a catchy title or memorable slogan; it describes an effective way to function in an unfair world that can give you peace and joy that so far may have eluded you.

CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Dr. Joel Hunter is Pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed, in Central Florida with worshipping communities around the world. As an evangelical pastor who addresses controversial issues yet is seen as “always the same guy.” How does this influential pastor, spiritual advisor to a U.S. President, sustain his personal and professional integrity? Drawing insight from Christian scripture, microbiology, and business leaders, Dr. Hunter engages the theme of Integrity from all sides.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Dr. Rita Charon, who holds both the MD degree as well as PhD in English, speaks from the perspective of narrative medicine as she explores the topic of Integrity. From sources as diverse as Thomas Merton, Gandhi, Dorothy Day, and Paul Cezanne, Dr. Charon explores how caregivers can connect with patients through the patient’s story, in the practices of attending and listening.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Friends for more than fifteen years, the “Three Wise Guys” discuss integrity from the perspectives of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The Reverend, the Rabbi and the Imam reflect on the basis of relationships as the foundation of “real” conversations between persons who are different from one another. They model conversations of integrity in which the faith of each is not watered down as they engage with different beliefs.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
In a powerful story of love and courage in the midst of terrible violence, Carl Wilkens and his wife Teresa bear witness to the history of genocide in Rwanda in the early 1990s. Wilkens weaves footage from a documentary of their experience with his account of the family’s development and relief work in Rwanda prior to the genocide, and relief work after. Wilkens was the sole American who remained in the country during the violence.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Two speakers share lived experiences from the Holocaust, Dr. Fogelman, a psychologist and daughter of a Jewish baker protected by a Russian, and Rabbi Goldstein who survived more than two years in Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Dr. Fogelman’s personal search and professional journey has explored The Rescuers, “the Righteous Among the Nations,” non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue Jews. Rabbi Goldstein recalls historical events of the Holocaust through his own and his family’s experience; both are gripping accounts.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Author Rebecca Skloot shares her passion for science and for writing in the story of how she came to write The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. From an early curiosity about the woman behind the HeLa cells that have enabled vast medical advances, Ms. Skloot tells of her journey of developing relationships with the Lacks family, gaining their trust, and telling their story, as she wrestles with questions of “people being used in science.”
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Two relatives of the late Henrietta Lacks, Veronica Spencer (a great-granddaughter) and Mrs. Shirley Lacks (daughter-in-law of Henrietta Lacks), share the story of their family’s journey through the scientific and medical research accomplished through the use of Henrietta’s cells, the HeLa cell. Author Rebecca Skloot and Henrietta’s daughter Deborah explored the life of Henrietta, which resulted in Skloot’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Dr. Angela Duckworth is a professor and researcher in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She asks what makes the different between having talent and actually succeeding? Across fields of education, the military, sales, sports, and music, Dr. Duckworth identifies the quality of “grit,” made up of perseverance and passion. What makes some achieve, while others equally talented, do not? Dr. Duckworth is the author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
David Lyons shares his story of having been a body builder with a successful business in television, when he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Through his faith and several significant relationships, David built resilience to battle this progressive disease and went on to be awarded “Most Influential Body Builder” in Florida.
CE: 1.00Price: $5.00
Dr. Deogratias Niyizonkiza’s dramatic story of survival of two genocides in the 1990s was featured in Tracy Kidder’s book Strength in What Remains. “Deo” shares his life experience in Burundi and Rwanda, as well as his work in health care in rural Burundi through Village Health Works; his is a lived example of Resilience.