The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with end of life topics. This course engages the learner in understanding experiences that can either positively or negatively influence a resident’s end of life experience including: perceptions, personal preparation, values and beliefs are discussed. Ways caregiver prejudice and influence can alter a resident’s end of life experience is discussed. And the importance of culture, relationships, and caring for the bereaved is explored.
Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.
Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0145-32660.
This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CE1933919
Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.
Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0145-32601
This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.0000 contact hours.
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Hour One I. Introduction II. Influencing factors A. Personal experiences 1. Exposure to death B. Personal perceptions 1. Emotional position C. Preparation D. Caregiver prejudice and influence E. Values and beliefs 1. Religion 2. Spirituality 3. Demographics 4. Respecting and honoring resident choices 5. Learning engagement: case scenario with questions F. Culture 1. Religion 2. Socioeconomics 3. Demographic 4. Learning engagement: case scenario with questions G. Relationships 1. Support systems 2. Relationship roles 3. Roles within cultural relationships III. End of life preparation A. Advanced care planning B. Palliative care C. Hospice D. Interdisciplinary team E. Person centered care F. Formal documents 1. Living will 2. Advanced directive 3. Medical power of attorney 4. POLST IV. Learning engagement: match the terms V. Symptoms and supportive interventions A. Types of pain 1. Physical 2. Social 3. Emotional 4. Spiritual 5. Financial B. Shortness of breath C. Skin D. Digestive disturbances E. Temperature regulation F. Fatigue G. Learning engagement: Match symptoms with interventions VI. Caring for the bereaved A. Family B. Friends C. Cultural considerations D. Interventions VII. Summary and conclusion VIII. Final exam (post-test)
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse. Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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