Hospice & Palliative Care
ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION
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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES:
NURSING SYMPTOM ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE
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.
- Assess and screen for dyspnea, anxiety, depression
- Articulate best practices for nursing assessment and management of these prevalent symptoms of chronic illness
- Integrate didactic learning into practice
Target Audience: nurse practitioners, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses with a specialty in palliative care/hospice, and case managers
Criteria for Successful Completion:
- Attendance at entire session
- Submission of completed evaluation form
- 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 approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Case Managers: This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.5 CE contact hours.
To claim these CEs, log into your CCMC Dashboard at www.ccmcertification.org.
Individual: Free (includes CE certificate)
Release Date: April 24, 2019
Expiration Date: April 17, 2024 (for Nurses); November 7, 2023 (for Case Managers)
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 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), Social Work CE credits, and Music Therapy CE credits.
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