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Clinical Hospice: Management of Pain and Other Symptoms

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to have knowledge about effective pain and symptom management that is mandatory in order to provide quality end-of-life care through the alleviation of pain and suffering.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. List three (3) rights regarding pain management.
  2. Identify four (4) factors that influence a person’s pain perception.
  3. List three (3) approaches to addressing pain.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about hospice care by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy

Author

Debbie Flippin, RN, MBA

Debbie has over 40 years of nursing experience specializing in end-of-life care, and chronic diseases. She has developed and implemented disease management programs for patients with chronic and life limiting conditions.  Debbie has attained advanced education in hospice, palliative and end of life care through ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium). Debbie has served in various positions within Home Health and Hospice, including case manager, team leader, Director of Professional Services, VP of Compliance and Regulation and Director of Accreditation.  Debbie has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, including acute care, homecare and hospice offices, hospice inpatient unit, accreditation program and pediatric oncology. Debbie is currently a member of the NHPCO Education Committee.  Debbie is committed to educating clinicians in chronic and end-of-life care and patient advocacy.

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Clinical Hospice: Management of Pain and Other Symptoms

$15.00

Pain is one of the most common and most feared by individuals and families who are dealing with end-of-life issues. Management and relief of pain is a central component of end of life care and an ethical obligation for the health care professional. This course is targeted for nurses working with persons at end-of-life in any setting. It looks at effective pain and symptom management that is mandatory to provide quality end of life through alleviation of pain and suffering.

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