Hospice Update: Back to the Basics of Symptom Management

  • Date:
  • Location: Online Format

Target AudienceTarget Audience

Nurses, Social Workers, LMHPs, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Nursing Assistants and other health professionals interested in symptom management at the end of life.

CostCost

Value: $40

Cost: $12 with promo code 70PD

Methodist & Jennie Ed employees please use the employee promo code for a 100% discount. NMC Students please use your student code for a 100% discount. NMC Alumni please use your alumni code for your discount.

 

Course DescriptionCourse Description

The purpose of this program is to appropriately assess and manage common symptoms at the end of life.

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the role of "Professional Presence" in symptom management.
  • Differentiate anxiety from delirium.
  • Evaluate causes of nausea.
  • Differentiate types of physical pain. 

Resource Information - Click here to view

speaker Speaker:

Dr. Lou Lukas, Nebraska Methodist Hospital Medical Director, 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) Complete all online course materials/activities.
5) Achieving passing score on posttest.
6) Completion and submission of evaluation form.  

After all of these steps are completed, it will take approximately 5-7 business days for your certificate to be issued 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.

Nursing
1.0 contact hours awarded.  MW MSD Provider Approval #:NE1019-9.

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.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120

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

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

Physical Therapy And Physical Therapist Assistants This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.  

Occupational Therapy and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants.  

Education Credit 1.0 Education hours.  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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