Course Code: REL-PAL-0-EHPF
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2021
State hospice benefits and requirements for admission.
Describe the initial approach to the patient and family.
Identify and respond to common misconceptions about hospice.
Discuss ways to address barriers to receiving hospice care.
Section 1: Understanding the Hospice Program A. Why you need to know B. Perceptions C. Choice D. Philosophy E. Services F. The Team G. Hospice Benefit H. Levels of Care I. Referrals J. Utilization K. Benefits L. The Right Approach Section 2: Making Connections A. Making the Connection B. Barriers C. Retention D. Hearing and Seeing E. Unspoken Questions F. Compassionate Guidance G. Fears and Misconceptions H. Navigation I. Disease Progression and Dying J. Culture K. Enrollment Barriers L. Partnership M. The Struggle for Grace
Tani Bahti, RN, CT, CHPN
An RN since 1976, Tani Bahti has spent most of her career in the field of hospice and palliative care. Recognizing how fear, misinformation and lack of information can negatively impact decision-making and the dying experience, she is passionate about, and committed to improving end-of-life care through education. Certified in both Thanatology and Hospice and Palliative Nursing, a frequent lecturer for medical and nursing schools and community groups, Ms. Bahti has developed clinical training programs for healthcare professionals and volunteers, participated in end-of-life research and produced teaching tools. She is the writer and producer of the award winning video, Living Through Dying - The Struggle for Grace, and author of Dying to Know - Straight Talk About Death & Dying. Ms. Bahti is the Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, Passages – Support & Education in End of Life Issues.
Disclosure: Tani Bahti, RN, CT, CHPN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
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