I Wish I Had Advance Directives and End of Life Care

I Wish I Had Advanced Directives and End of Life Care

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $40.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description:  This course will provide participants with skills and knowledge to have a conversation about Advance Directives and End of Life Care.

Instructor:  Nancy Dereng, RN, BSN

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes:

  • Define Advance Directives and the benefits of timely completion of these documents.
  • Describe the two types of Advance Directives: Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will.
  • Describe how to have a conversation with loved ones about Advance Directives, personal wishes and how to manage this document.
  • Identify different resources to assist in development of Advance Directive.

Length of Course: 90 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.50 contact hour.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.5 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136144,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  1.5 AG credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Physical Therapy Credit: This course has been approved for 1.5 clock hours  by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. CEUL034996. Expires April 30, 2020.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs (1.50 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

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