This presentation will guide participants to recognize the symptoms of a terminally ill resident. Participants will identify optimal pain medication choices for individuals as they decline, as well as non-pharmacologic comfort measures that provide dignity at the end of life.
This activity is most appropriate for nurses and other disciplines who administer medications. Social workers who routinely work with patients at end of life may also find it helpful.
This one-hour program is approved for one (1) continuing education hour for nurses and social workers.
Hospice of the Red River Valley is a pre-approved provider of the NDBSWE for social work CEUs. This program meets the continuing education requirements for social workers.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Arizona, Colorado, Idaho and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.