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May 23, 2018 - 12-1:30 CST
Culturally Inclusive Strategies for Care: A Latino Examination
The purpose of this presentation will be to review the Latino end-of-life to improve communications and care provided to this important segment of our population. Core cultural and religious values among Latinos will be presented to better understand and address potential barriers encountered during communication, education and services. The presenter is both, bilingual and multicultural. She hopes to provide the audience with a clearer perspective of the Latino culture, specifically concerning end of life, and offer tools necessary to improve culturally competent care.
Upon completion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Recognize core cultural values and beliefs amongst Latinos
- Identify & address potential barriers to effective communication and delivery of care
- Apply knowledge acquired when caring for Latinos by keeping in mind core cultural values and beliefs, as well as, design and support culturally effective plans of care and communication at the end of life
Presented by: Ana Bendaña, MS, RN, CHPN
Ana Bendaña, MS, RN, CHPN holds a Master of Science in Thanatology, RN licenses from the states of Florida and Texas, and a Hospice and Palliative Nurse Certification (CHPN). Her passion focuses on designing and promoting thanatological education to communities, in general. Even though she was born in Gainesville, FL., being born in a multicultural family translated into life overseas with exposure to diverse cultures, especially, the Latino culture.
With thirty-two years of diverse experience in healthcare, Ana has served as a Labor & Delivery, Oncology and Hospice RN, Peace Corps Medical Officer, Executive Director for Operation Smile in Nicaragua, and Business Manager to a Medical Data Processing organization overseas.
At present, she is an Advance Care Planning Facilitator and Admissions Nurse and educator for a hospice organization in San Antonio, Texas. She also teaches as Adjunct Professor, at the College of the Professions, Thanatology Department, at Marian University’s Online Program. One of the goals of her course, Death, Dying and the Cultures, is “to facilitate the objective examination of individual, societal and global cross-cultural perspectives regarding death, dying and loss.” Recently, she founded EducatrixRn, a consulting organization striving to improve thanatological education and conversations. It is born out of the desire and passion for linking life with death
Ana has presented at national conferences, such as the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA). She also presents thanatological topics at the local and international level to communities, universities, and organizations. This September, she is launching the first-weekend grief retreat ever in Nicaragua (Central America).
She is an active member of NHPCO’s Hispanic/Latino Hospice and Palliative Care Outreach Workgroup, ANA’s Advisory Group for Palliative & Hospice Nursing Professional Issues Panel, and member at the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) and Chair to its Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
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Who should attend?
ADEC webinars are for: grief counselors, therapists, hospice workers, clergy and social workers, psychologists, funeral directors, crisis intervention specialists, mental health professionals, suicidologists, death educators and anyone working closely with the dying or bereaved.
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