End-of-Life, Palliative, and Hospice Care
7-contact-hour end-of-life, palliative care, and hospice care nursing CEU. This palliative care continuing education course includes information on hospice, postmortem care, and bereavement. Guide and support your terminal patient and their family; covers pain management and ethical, legal, and psychosocial issues.
- Discuss the need for end-of-life care in the United States.
- Differentiate between palliative care and hospice care.
- Explain legal and ethical principles in end-of-life care.
- Discuss the essential elements of effective communication with patient and family.
- List pain management interventions for the dying patient.
- Identify the psychosocial and support needs of the patient and family.
- Describe the end-of-life care needs of special populations.
- Explain the care of the patient just prior to and following their death.
Differences between palliative care and hospice care, ethical and legal principles in end-of-life care, pain management, care needs for special populations, effective communication with patient and family, care during final hours and postmortem.
- Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.
- Nurse practitioners may apply these contact hours to pharmacy continuing education and prescriptive authorization.
Contact Hours: 7.00
Course Availability: Expires 2025-12-01