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CE: 2.00Price: $20.00

The demographic trends are clear - the medical professions in the U.S. will be managing increasing numbers of Hispanic patients, while minority patients experience poorer health status. (Barrow, 2010) Understanding the reasons for this will help healthcare providers improve health trends for Hispanic populations in the United States. Cultural competency is important for everyone touching Hispanic patients in some way. This program is dedicated to describing the most significant cultural traits of Latino peoples and providing practical advice for the English-speaking American seeking positive interaction with this segment of the population.

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.

CE: 2.00Price: $20.00

The purpose of this course is to enrich the quality of healthcare professionals’ culturally sensitive healthcare delivery. Cultural and Linguistic Appropriate Standards are discussed, theories that assist in the delivery of cross-cultural care are reviewed, and several tools that can facilitate and enhance conducting a culturally sensitive assessment are introduced.  

CE: 2.00Price: $20.00

This 2 CE credit course is directed to all healthcare professionals. Presented are the definition, statistics, and patterns of domestic violence in America. This course outlines intimate partner violence, elder abuse and neglect, and child abuse and neglect. Learn the factors that make healthcare professionals reluctant to intervene in these situations. Although laws and definition of terms may vary among states, all state legislatures have passed laws requiring that you must take action to help the victim - failure to report is a first degree misdemeanor!

This course has been approved by a MQA Board and fulfills the renewal and disciplinary continuing education requirements for 2 hours of Domestic Violence as required for state licensing in the state of Florida - 456.031, F.S. and 64B-5.010, F.A.C.

CE: 1.00Price: $10.00
Disparities in cardiovascular healthcare exist; they are pervasive, entrenched in society, and documented by numerous studies. This course for healthcare professionals, offers a review of the research; highlights some specific aspects of the problem, including risk factors, diagnostic and treatment practices, and morbidity/mortality rates; and describes some of the national, community, and healthcare actions that can improve cardiovascular healthcare for all Americans.
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.
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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: 2.00Price: $30.00

Human slavery has always existed; with the popularity of social media the awareness of human trafficking is gaining recognition throughout the world and we are now recognizing its prevalence in the United States. As healthcare and mental health professionals it is essential that we acquire the knowledge, training, and skills in conjunction with human trafficking; this course will increase your level of awareness and knowledge about human trafficking and exploitation. 

Note: This course meets or exceeds the criteria outlined in S.464.013,F.S. and the MQA for 2 CEU in human trafficking. 

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.