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Palliative Care in Nursing Homes
6.5-hour FREE online course for licensed practical nurses and registered nurses
Palliative Care in Nursing Homes 6.5 Credits
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Goal: The purpose of this 6.5-hour online course is to introduce the concepts and importance of palliative care to LPNs and RNs working in the nursing home setting as a means to help identify, report, and manage symptoms of serious illness and the process of dying and death for residents and their families.
- Define palliative and hospice models of care in the nursing home setting
- Identify, report, and treat physical, emotional, cultural, and spiritual distress
- Recognize signs and manage symptoms of approaching death
- Integrate therapeutic listening and communication techniques into practice
- Identify and report ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in end-of-life care
Target Audience: Licensed practical nurses and registered nurses
Criteria for Successful Completion:
- Attendance at entire session
- Submission of completed evaluation form
- Successful completion of a posttest; 70% passing grade
Continuing Education Credits: 6.5
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.
Fees: Free (includes CE certificate)
Release Date: May 27, 2021
Expiration Date: April 17, 2024
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT has no financial disclosures.
No Planning Committee Member has financial disclosures.
Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Joyce Palmieri, MS, RN, CHPN
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS
Wini Schein, BA
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