Apr
26
Fri
Webinar: Native Hawaiian Health and Wellbeing: Progress and Recommendations @ Zoom Webinar Only
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Zoom Webinar

Papa Ola Lokahi has completed the update of the 1986 E Ola Mau (EOM) health needs assessment and is calling it E Ola Mau a Mau. The original EOM report is the basis for the Native Hawaii Health Care Act which was passed by Congress in 1988. Papa Ola Lokahi and the Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems were established as a result and they continue to work to improve the health and well-being of the Native Hawaiian people.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review the findings and outcomes of the 2018 E Ola Mau a Mau report.
2. Summarize progress made since 1985 in improving the Native Hawaiian Health.
3. Discuss the recommendations and strategies to improve Native Hawaiian health and well-being (Mauli Ola).

Trainer – Sheri Daniels, EdD, CSAC – Executive Director of Papa Ola Lokahi

May
17
Fri
Webinar: Professional Ethics Guiding Decision-Making In Dementia Care @ Zoom Webinar Only
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Webinar Training

Professional ethics can be a code of principles and well as represent how healthcare professionals handle their conduct with best standards and informed decisions. Professional ethics can be viewed as the best benefit for both the health professional and the client and especially for dementia clients. There are good guiding principles to utilize while engaging in the process of sound ethical decision making.

Learning Objectives:
1. Examine what is meant by professional ethics for healthcare professionals
2. Discuss guiding principles and examples of good ethical decision making
3. Review recommendations in dealing with dementia clients with professional ethics and sound ethical decision making outcomes

Trainer – Linda Axtell-Thompson, DBe, Adjunct Faculty and Principal of Axtell Consulting

Jul
12
Fri
Webinar: The Restless Mind: Finding Peace and Support in a Busy World @ Zoom Webinar Only
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Zoom Webinar

Worry and distress are feelings that many people feel occasionally when faced with potential harm. Others may live with more chronic anxiety about upcoming events in their lives by feeling tension and ongoing nervousness. Anxiety can cause distress and un-ease in dealing with everyday life. Many different ways exist to gain more ease, improve anxious feelings and/or even prevent anxiety.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review the definitions of anxiety, stress, and trauma.
2. Examine the symptoms of anxiety including the impact of anxiety on health and the factors that can affect stress.
3. Identify assessment and screening tools for anxiety with linking referral resources for support and treatment
4. Evaluate the importance of self-care and how to use self-care tips to mediate stress.

Trainer – Mestisa C. Gass, PsyD., Program Director at Mental Health America of Hawaii

Sep
20
Fri
Webinar: Behind the Headlines – What is Really Happening With Opioid Use and Treatment in Hawaii @ Zoom Webinar Only
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Zoom Webinar

Use of opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain relievers has expanded to levels of dependency in many individuals. Several factors contribute to the breadth and complexity of this urgent problem: severe chronic pain, greater use of prescriptions, aggressive marketing by pharmaceutical companies, among others. Updates about treatment, services, solutions, and resources exist here in Hawaii to reduce harm and improve quality of life for all.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review approved medications to treat opioid use disorder.
2. Discuss opioid intervention and updates about management of opioid use disorder.
3. Summarize referral resources and services are available for opioid-dependent clients in Hawaii and how to assist in the coordination of care.

Trainers – Heather Lusk, MSW, Executive Director of Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center and Christina Wang, DNS, Nurse Practitioner at Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center