Palliative Care and the Hospice Patient
Course Expiration Date: 8/31/19
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 $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.
Course Description: This course differentiates palliative care and hospice care. The various levels of hospice care are discussed. Qualifications for hospice care and respite care are also discussed.
Instructor: Toshua W. Kennedy PhD, MPH, APRN, PHCNS-BC_
Target Audience: Licensed Nurses and all other interested healthcare providers
- Define hospice care.
- Define palliative care.
- Differentiate hospice care from palliative care.
- Define qualifications for services.
Length of Course: 30 minutes
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 0.5 contact hour.
AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.05 CEUs (0.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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