This educational activity clarifies the role of palliative and hospice care for residents living with a progressive, chronic illness. Participants will learn to recognize the disease-specific indicators and signs of decline which signify a resident is appropriate for palliative or hospice care. They will also learn how to incorporate palliative/hospice medicine into the care of residents and families who may benefit.
Intended Audience This activity is appropriate for nurses, social workers and case managers.
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.