Course Code: REL-SC-0-HOS-HC-IPC
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2021
Define palliative care
Identify the goals of the palliative care approach.
Describe palliative care models.
Describe the most common symptoms that cause problems at the end of life.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: The Palliative Care Approach A. Defining Palliative Care B. Growth of Palliative Care C. The Change to Palliative Care D. Care Goals E. The Team F. Palliative Care Models G. Meet Teri H. Pain I. Delirium J. Loss of Appetite K. Other Common Symptoms L. Quality of Care M. Review Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations
Cindy Smith RN, MSN, LNHA
Cindy Smith RN, MSN, LNHA has 30 years of experience in acute, critical, and long-term care in both clinical and administrative roles. She has been responsible for regulatory compliance, performance improvement, operations management, and clinical practice for acute and critical care, hospice, and long-term care. She is currently a clinical educator for the medical, oncology, and nursing resource units in a 222-bed acute care hospital.
Disclosure: Cindy Smith RN, MSN, LNHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Administrators; Nurses; in the following settings: Home Health, Hospice, Post-Acute Care, Residential Care.
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