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End of Life: Palliative and Hospice Care

End of Life: Palliative and Hospice Care

End of Life: Palliative and Hospice Care

Linda S. Greenfield
Linda S. Greenfield
on behalf of Consultants for the Future

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Launch date: 24 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

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Description

End of life care refers to the final weeks of life when death is imminent and unavoidable. In recent years we have witnessed fierce public debates on the subject of death and dying. Studies have supported the need to better address the care of the dying patient. This course discusses the controversies, and presents approaches to meet psychological and physical needs encountered in the dying patient, while empowering the patient.

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Objectives
Differentiate between chronic care, palliative care and hospice care.

Intervene appropriately to provide terminal comfort care for a patient and his family in the last days of life.

Correctly define DNR and identify three levels that can be offered.

Identify situations in which the concept of patient autonomy does not apply and the doctor may make the decisions.

Correctly define euthanasia, and the differing levels.

Examine sections of the Patient’s Bill of Rights that support the patient’s autonomy in end-of-life care decisions.

Identify approaches that can help support a patient’s capacity to make health care decisions.

Review the legal aspects of advance directives.
Linda S. Greenfield

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Linda S. Greenfield
on behalf of Consultants for the Future

Established in 1979, Consultants for the Future has become a leader in quality continuing education for over 25 years. Our courses offer interesting, up-to-date information, detailed explanations in an understandable style, and learning that is immediately useful and applicable. We are constantly teaching on the leading edge of new concepts for healthcare solutions.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 3.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 3.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • 3.00 Hours
  • Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
  • 3.00 Hours
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DCBON)
  • 3.00 Hours

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