Introduction to Hospice Care

 

Hospice is a philosophy of care focusing on improving the quality of life for those that are terminally ill. Hospice care focuses not only on the individual, but also on their families and allows a comfortable, compassionate, and dignified end of life. Hospice provides the individual supportive or palliative care, which is treatment to relieve pain and other symptoms related to the disease, but not cure the disease

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-IHC

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

1.0 HOURS


California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1619340

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-IHC
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
List the characteristics of a hospice program.
State the qualifications needed to receive hospice services.
Define the services that hospice provides.
Differentiate between hospice and palliative care.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
a. About This Course
b. Learning Objectives

2. Section 2: Hospice
a. What is Hospice?
b. The Hospice Viewpoint

3. Section 3: Services
a. When Does an Individual Qualify for Hospice?
b. Review
c. Where Are Hospice Services Provided?
d. How is Hospice Paid For?
e. Who Handles the Hospice Individual’s Care?
f. What Services Does Hospice Provide?
g. What is the Unit of Care?
h. Review

4. Section 4: Hospice vs. Palliative Care
a. What are the Differences Between Palliative Care and Hospice?

5. Section 5: Conclusion
a. Summary
b. Course Contributor
c. Resources
d. References
e. Congratulations!

Instructor: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA
Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has worked in long-term care for 20 years. Mrs. Swann has worked in many positions including Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator and Nursing Home Administrator. Cheryl is certified in both Gerontological nursing and wound care. In the past, she has assisted in the operations of multiple nursing facilities, including staffing, payroll, public health concerns, family member issues, management of consultant relationships (e.g. pharmacy, dietary, etc.), and as an intermediary between long-term care facilities and doctors. Mrs. Swann worked closely with federal monitors and the Office of Inspector General in developing an effective Continuous Quality Improvement and compliance program in her organization. Mrs. Swann has presented nationally regarding effective Quality Assurance, Restraint Reduction, Wound Prevention, CMS Five Star Quality Rating System and Developing a Corporate Compliance Program. Her expertise includes staff training and development, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiatives, and policy development.  Disclosure: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Direct Care Workers; in the following settings: Long-term Care, Post-Acute Care, Residential Care.
Relias Learning will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
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All courses offered by Relias Learning, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
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