The purpose of this 2-day course is to prepare nurses, APP's, PA's, chaplains, social workers, physical/occupational therapists and other health care providers to provide quality care for patients with advanced illness at the end-of-life.
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Course Objectives: At the end of this course participants will be able to describe the role of the nurse or other health care provider in: - Providing palliative care for patients with life limiting illnesses - Utilizing the principles of pain and symptom management for patients with advanced disease - Addressing ethical issues that occur at the end-of-life - Providing culturally sensitive care at the end-of-life and communication techniques that improve end-of-life care
This activity provides 14.0 contact hours.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Sign in on the attendance roster and provide email address- please write legibly, attend the entire activity, complete and submit the online evaluation tool within 2 weeks.
Conflicts of Interest: conflicts of interest are denied by the presenter and planning committee members. No commercial support has been received for this activity.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Friday, October 4 at 8:00am to 5:00pm
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building (ND), NG3.112
6001 Forest Park Road, DALLAS, TX, 75390
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