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Hospice & Palliative Care

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
NURSING SYMPTOM ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

Speaker
Speaker: Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT
Director of Education and Training
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care

Purpose: The purpose of this webinar is to assist the participant to acquire knowledge and skills to provide hospice and palliative care nursing for individuals with chronic illness. This knowledge will help in the palliation of symptoms, leading to the improvement of quality of life for individuals with chronic illness.

Objectives:

  1. Assess and screen for dyspnea, anxiety, depression
  2. Articulate best practices for nursing assessment and management of these prevalent symptoms of chronic illness
  3. Integrate didactic learning into practice

Target Audience: nurse practitioners, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form
  3. Successful completion of a posttest (70% passing grade)

Continuing Education Credits: 1.5

Continuing Education Accreditation:

Nurses:  MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Fees:
Individual: Free (includes CE certificate)

Release Date: April 24, 2019

Expiration Date: February 14, 2021

Disclosures:
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT, has no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in these materials. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Planner, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa for research support.

No other Planning Committee Member has any disclosures.

Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS
Wini Schein, BA

Funding Disclosure: No commercial funding has been accepted for the activity.

Location: Online at https://www.mjhspalliativeinstitute.org/e-learning/

The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is pleased to offer our free and fee-based interdisciplinary webinar series, live and on demand, delivered by frontline experts, typically offering 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit for Continuing Medical Education (CME), Nursing continuing education (CE), and Social Work CE credits.

Our NEW 5-module interactive e-learning course on Palliative Care Program Development offers up to 6.5 CE credits.

Free pdf downloads now available:  15 palliative care professional factsheets and patient education handouts on 18 topics in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Arabic, French, and Russian.

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