ELNEC Pediatric Module 5: Cultural and Spiritual Considerations in Pediatric Palliative Care


We certainly live in a very diverse world and it is critical that all healthcare professionals understand and respect cultural beliefs and traditions. The purpose of this presentation is to identify the dimensions of culture and the influence of culture on palliative care for children and their families. In this course, you will learn how culture influences palliative care and how you can provide culturally competent care.


Hours: 0.75


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

American Nurses Credentialing Center

0.75 HOURS

Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 0.75 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Hours: 0.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Learning Objectives:
Identify dimensions and influence of culture on pediatric palliative care.

Describe how you can provide culturally competent care to children and their families.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Culture and Palliative Care A. Meet Kimberly B. Culture C. End-of-Life Care D. Components of Culture E. Cultural Sensitivity F. Culturally Competent Care G. Cultural Assessment H. Self-Assessment I. Communication Considerations J. Role of the Family K. Meet Abdul L. Spirituality M. Spiritual Assessment N. Review Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations

Expert Reviewer: Betty Davies, RN, PhD, CT, FAAN
Dr. Betty Davies has specialized in the care of the dying since she was a nursing student. She has worked as a staff nurse, head nurse and clinical instructor, as well as a faculty member in various schools of nursing. In addiiton, for the past 25 years, Dr. Davies has been conducting research in pediatric palliative care. She has been teaching palliative care, pediatric palliative care, and loss and bereavement for the past 30 years in various schools of nursing and in workshops and conferences throughout North America and internationally. Disclosure: Betty Davies, RN, PhD, CT, FAAN 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, intermediate, and advanced level Nurses; entry, intermediate, and advanced level Social Workers; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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