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California State University Long Beach is now supporting the efforts of the CSU Institute for Palliative Care as a Campus Partner. CSULB is a diverse, student-centered, globally-engaged public university committed to providing highly-valued undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities through superior teaching, research, creative activity and service for the people of California and the world.
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The CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSU Long Beach is pleased to announce its upcoming event, “MAKING GOOD THINGS OUT OF BAD THINGS with BENJAMIN SCHEUER.”
The event is being held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at The Pointe at CSU-Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840.
The event is free to CSULB/CSUF Students, Faculty and Staff and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Patients and Families; $10 admission for the public.
Scheuer is nationally known for his work as creator of THE LION, and co‐creator of the book Between Two Spaces. In an intimate evening of stories, songs and videos, he will focus on “making good things out of bad things.”
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CSULB Faculty Director Receives Seed Grant Award from 2016 Symposium
Joy Goebel, RN, MN, Ph.D., FPCN, Associate Professor of Nursing and Faculty Director of the CSU Institute for Palliative Care at Long Beach was recently awarded a $2,000 seed grant for the project, “High-Fidelity Simulation in Interprofessional Education to Improve Palliative Care.”
The First National Symposium on Academic Palliative Care Education and Research, conducted on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2016, by the CSU Institute for Palliative Care, sought innovative submissions for proposals whose aim is to advance palliative care education and research. Goebel and Dr. Steve Wilson, social work faculty at CSU Long Beach, were awarded one of the five seed grant awards among a field of 20 applications.
The ultimate goal of Goebel and Wilson’s proposed study is to implement interprofessional education opportunities at Long Beach, bringing social work and nursing students together to begin a life-long practice of communication and collaboration. Goebel stated in her application that evidence suggests that issues with communication and collaboration between disciplines are linked to poor patient outcomes.
The Long Beach team will be utilizing the campus’s state-of-the-art high-fidelity simulation (HFS) lab. HFS is defined as the use of computerized manikins and simulated scenarios to replicate actual clinical situations. The team will implement simulated scenarios with learning objectives portraying realistic patient and family situations similar to what students encounter in clinical practice. Typical simulations include challenges with collaboration, communication, and shared decision-making in stressful clinical environments. The project will test the use of HFS as a teaching method for future nurses and social workers, with the aim of facilitating knowledge, skills and attitudes that lead to improved care and quality of life for seriously ill individuals and their families.
Goebel, Wilson, and the other seed grant recipients will report on their findings at next year’s Academic Symposium, which seeks to continue to amplify best practice education and research techniques on palliative care at universities and colleges across the nation.
Caregiving at a Distance – Our mobile society sometimes makes caregiving a challenge. Yet, there are proven techniques and resources available to those caring for loved ones across town or across the country. This presentation will provide you with practical tools for effective long-distance caregiving.
- March 2, 2016, Wednesday, HSD 111, Noon – 1:00PM
- March 15, 2016, Tuesday, NURS 36D, Noon – 1:00PM
Month of April – “Long Beach has a Conversation” for the National Healthcare Decisions Month.
April 16, 2016 – National Healthcare Decisions Day. May 3, 1:45pm –PBS documentary “Being Mortal” – a screening and discussion.
The film is narrated by Dr. Atul Gawande, a renowned author and surgeon. He shares his own personal experiences as well as others of the relationships doctors have with patients nearing the end of life. Small group discussion will follow. This event will occur late summer/early fall 2015. This event is funded by a grant from The California Health Care Foundation.
February 12, 2:30-4:00pm – Palliative Care and Healthcare Decisions. CSULB University Relations and Development.
“Living Well at the Beach” Cal State Long Beach’s Health and WellnessWeek, October 19-23, 2015.
The Faculty Director of the Institute at CSULB, Dr. Joyce Goebel, will be providing a(n):
- Information table with brochures and educational materials related to palliative care
- One hour lecture, “Caring from a Distance” for students, staff and the community
- Lecture by an expert on the legal aspects of “Death with Dignity”
Institute Faculty Director – Joy R Goebel RN, MN, PhD
Dr. Goebel is an accomplished nurse educator and researcher whose interests in palliative care (PC) include studying diverse populations of patients from neonates to the elderly. Two of her studies with palliative care teams were published in 2014 in top tier palliative care journals. She was the lead author in a multi-center study that developed a Palliative Care-National Clinical Template for use in documenting initial PC consults. Her second research publication investigated stress and satisfaction among parents whose infants were receiving PC in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Dr. Goebel teaches advanced evidence-based research application in the CSU Fullerton, Long Beach, and Los Angeles DNP program. She enjoys teaching undergraduate and graduate nursing students and is a research consultant at the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Health Care Administration with the Quality Improvement Resource Center, one of three VA Palliative Care centers tasked with improving Palliative Care throughout the national VA Healthcare System. Joy received her B.S.N. at Kent State University, Ohio, and her M.N. & Ph.D. in Nursing at UCLA.
Contact us: Faculty Director, Joy Goebel can be reached at: (562) 985-1635 or Joy.Goebel@csulb.edu
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