Hospice and Advanced Dementia

Hospice and Advanced Dementia 

As a healthcare professional, you will likely care for individuals with advanced dementia, therefore, you must have an understanding of the end-of-life care for those individuals, including the use of hospice care. This course will provide an in-depth discussion on the end-of-life issues related to individuals with advanced dementia. In this course, you will learn the types and stages of dementia, how hospice care plays a role, and specific end-of-life issues in advanced dementia.

$22.50

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-HAD-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (12 Match)

Association of Social Work Boards

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/10/2018-02/10/2021.


Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests.


This module is Reading-Based.


Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules.

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

Social workers will receive 1.00 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

1.0 HOURS


Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Ohio Social Worker Board

1.0 HOURS


Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
Provider #
CEBroker Provider: 50-290
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-HAD-V2
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Describe the most common causes and types of dementia.
Recognize the stages of dementia.
Identify the role that hospice plays in the care of persons with advanced dementia.
Describe the end-of-life issues and the required care of persons with advanced dementia.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Types and Stages of Dementia A. Meet Janet B. Causes of Dementia C. Alzheimer’s Disease D. Vascular Dementia E. Dementia with Lewy Bodies F. Stages of Dementia G. Review H. Summary Section 3: Hospice Care A. Terminal Status B. How Can Hospice Help? C. Goals of Care D. Advanced Care Planning E. Pain and Symptom Management F. Spiritual and Social Care G. Referring to Hospice H. Hospice Eligibility I. The “Surprise” Question J. The FAST Scale K. ADEPT Tool L. Practice M. Summary Section 4: End-of-Life Care A. Meet The Sperenzas B. Hospitalization C. Antibiotic Use D. Nutritional Support E. Pain Assessment F. Care of the Actively Dying G. Review H. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!

Expert Reviewer: Carrie Steckl, PhD
Carrie earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology with a Minor in Gerontology from Indiana University – Bloomington in 2001. She has spent over 10 years working for agencies in the health, human service, and senior markets, including Caregivers Home Health in Illinois; the Center for Gerontology at Ball State University; Williamsburg Manor and the Life Management Institute in Indiana; the Jefferson Center for Mental Health in Colorado; the Indiana State Women’s Prison; the Indianapolis Veterans Center; the Buffalo VA Medical Center in New York; and the Alzheimer’s Association’s chapter and national offices in Utah and Chicago, respectively. Through these experiences Carrie has developed her skills as a freelance writer in the areas of psychology, aging, and caregiving. She is the author of the blog, Ask Dr. Chill: Practical Answers to the Toughest Caregiving Questions. Carrie also has published over one dozen journal articles and book chapters on subjects related to gerontology, multicultural issues, and psychology. To learn more about her freelance writing, see www.carriesteckl.com. Disclosure: Carrie Steckl, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, CDP, WCC
Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, CDP, WCC started working in the senior care industry in 2000. She is a certified Gerontological Nurse, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Wound Care Certified. She has held positions including MDS Coordinator, Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator, Nurse Consultant, Area Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance. Her overall responsibility within each of these positions was to ensure residents received the highest quality of care. This included active participation in quality improvement initiatives, review of clinical records to identify areas of weakness, corroboration with the medical director to institute policies and procedures for resident care, and staff education/training. Additionally, she was responsible for maintaining an effective compliance program under a Quality of Care Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of Inspector General for a period of five years. She currently serves as the Director of Curriculum Design & Research for Relias. Within this position, her responsibility is to oversee the development of online training modules across the healthcare continuum. She has served as the subject matter expert for courses on re-hospitalization, clinical skill reviews, leadership, management, and various OSHA and regulatory compliance topics. In addition, she has presented at various state conferences on mandatory compliance, quality assessment and assurance (QA&A), and quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI).  Disclosure: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, CDP, WCC 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: Case Managers; Intermediate level Social Workers; Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
All courses offered by Relias, 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.
Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
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.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.