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Hospice & Palliative Care


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9.0 Credits

Palliative Care Training for CNAs

9 FREE on-demand webinars for certified nursing assistants

Palliative Care Training for CNAs
9.0 Credits

Speaker: Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT
Nurse Practitioner/Educator
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care

Goal: The purpose of these nine webinars is to introduce both palliative care and hospice as approaches to identify, report, and manage symptoms of illness burden in residents with serious illness and their families in a long-term care setting.


  1. Describe illness burden and the need for care
  2. Define hospice and palliative care
  3. Explain hospice and palliative care services in the long-term care setting
  4. Describe the eight domains of palliative and hospice care

Target Audience: Certified Nursing Assistants

Criteria for Successful Completion:

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

We are grateful to 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds for providing support for this training program, made possible by Ladders to Value: Workforce Investment Organization of the New York State Department of Health.

Release Date: October 5, 2020


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

Price: Free

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 edits.

Our free interactive multimedia modules on Community-Based Palliative Care Program Development  and Caring for Holocaust Survivors With Sensitivity at End of Life  offer up to 9.75 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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