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.
Intended Audience 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.
Continuing Education 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 nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.