End of Life Care and Treatments

End of Life Care and Treatments 

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.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-ELCT

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 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.

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


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 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


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.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


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]
Hours type -

Oregon Department of Human Services

1.0 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.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 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 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CE1933919

Oregon Department of Human Services (AFH)

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

1.0 HOURS


Course approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Provider # 50-290
NHA/RCAL
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


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]
Hours type -

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-ELCT
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Define the context of end of life as a process as opposed to a point in time.
Identify influencing factors accumulated throughout the life cycle and how they impact a person’s end of life experience.
Identify proactive measures to ensure end of life wishes are known and supported.
Identify psychological, emotional, and spiritual intervention that can be provided during end of life care.
Identify interventions that will provide comfort to the residents and or their support system at the end of life.
Recognize the difference between hospice care and palliative care.
Gain an understanding of cultural differences as they relate to end of life.
Identify the difference between a living will, POLST, medical power of attorney.

Outline:
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)

Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
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.
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.
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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.