End of Life Care for Geriatric Patients

By Nursing CE Central

  • Text-Based CME
  • Jan 24, 2020 - Jan 24, 2023
  • Contact Hours : 2
  • USD 30.00

Overview

End of Life Care for Geriatric Patients is organized by Nursing CE Central.

Dates: 
Course Created on: January 24, 2020
Course Expires on: January 24, 2023

Target Audience: 
• Registered Nurses (RN), 
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN), 
• Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Overview:
End-of-life care is one of the most important roles of the nurse. There is no time more vulnerable nor critical for patients and families. As Americans age at a rapid pace, end-of-life care has become and will remain a major role of any nurse working within the hospital setting, and has even been integrated into many palliative care settings. This course is specific to geriatric patients but can be applied to patients of any age in any setting, as many of the principles remain the same.

Course Objectives
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
• Identify the role of the nurse in planning for end-of-life in geriatric patients.
• Distinguish between and describe the types of end of life care.
• Explain the core principles of end-of-life care.
• Understand how to support patients and families through end of life care.

Course Outline:
• What is End of Life Care?
• End of Life vs. Palliative Care
• Types of End of Life Care
• The Role of the Nurse in End of Life Planning
• References

Price

Registration Name Category Last Date Price
Course Fee Final Fee 24 Jan, 2023 USD 30.00

Topic(s)

  • End of life care
  • Geriatrics
    • Nursing: State Required Topic for Texas

Credit Info

Accreditation Statement:
Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss some of the major considerations all nurses should be aware of when providing end-of-life care. The average learner will take 120 minutes to complete this course.

• Contact Hours Awarded: 2

Accreditations + Approvals:
• American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
• California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
• Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
• Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
• New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
• Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

  • Contact Hours : 2

Specialties

  • Geriatrics
  • Nurse Life Care Planner
  • Nurse Practitioners

Target Audience

  • Nursing
  • Registered Nurse

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