Hospice Update 2014: Breaking Bad News

  • Date:
  • Location: Online Format

Target AudienceTarget Audience

Nurses, social workers, LMHPs, and other health care providers.  


Value: $40

Cost: $10 with promo code 75PD

Methodist & Jennie Ed employees please use the 2016 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

NMC Students please use your student code for a 100% discount.


Course DescriptionCourse Description

This program is intended to provide current evidence-based strategies that support care of patients receiving hospice or palliative care.

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the role of Palliative Care.

  • Describe strategies for giving bad news to patients and their families.


Resource Information - Click here to view

speaker Speaker:


Todd Sauer, MD is the Medical Director of Palliative Care. He is Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.


Course Instructions:

1) Register for the online course by clicking on register below.

2) You will receive a registration confirmation e-mail with the link to the online course.

3) Do not log in on mymethodist. Read the course instructions thoroughly and review the content.

4) Take the post test and evaluation. Your certificate will be issued in 5-7 business days to your Professional Development account. 


Credits/CEUsCredit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nurses: 1.0 contact hour awarded. 

Approved Provider #NE13-16C07

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Mental Health Practitioners: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hour for Nebraska licensed mental health practitioners and Iowa Behavioral Sciences practitioners.

Social Workers: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hour for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Education Credit: 1.0 Education hour.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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