Care planning identifies actual and potential problems and provides a guide for how individuals’ needs will be addressed by the healthcare team. Care planning for individuals who are nearing end-of-life requires unique considerations. This course outlines the impact of care planning in end-of-life care, especially for older adults. Without this knowledge and understanding, direct care staff may not be able to effectively address the needs of individuals at end of life.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.5000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2135478
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Understanding Care Planning
Care Plan Steps
Section 3: Care Planning In Action
Caring For The Older Adult
Specialized Needs Of The Older Adult
Section 4: Spiritual Care
What Can You Do?
Section 5: Conclusion
Elizabeth Vaccaro earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Kean University. She is certified as a Multiple Sclerosis Nurse Educator. Elizabeth has worked in a variety of healthcare settings from the hospital to the pharmaceutical industry which has allowed her to have a great appreciation for all the challenges that span the healthcare field. She has practiced in the hospice setting for nine years in a variety of roles from Case Manager, Educator, and Director of both inpatient and home care hospice. Disclosure: Elizabeth Vaccaro, BSN RN, MSCN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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