To Care Always: Quality Care at the End of Life

Leaders In Health Care Education

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To Care Always: Quality Care at the End of Life

According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) a "Good Death" is free from avoidable distress and suffering for patients, families and caregivers; is in general accord with patient and family wishes; and reasonably consistent with general medical, ethical and cultural standards.

Program Highlights

  • Demonstrate competencies in assessing the physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs of patients and families during end of life care

  • Develop appropriate communication skills, interpersonal skills and attitudes

  • Identify appropriate legal and regulatory issues surrounding palliative care

  • Discuss ethical and professional principles surrounding end of life

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Learning Objective

To educate healthcare professionals on the elements of Palliative Care in order to meet Joint Commission standards, as well as describe best-practice guidelines and national initiatives

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • Approved for Continuing Education
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key
  • Study Guide
  • Learning Tools Included

Clinical Advisors

  • Betty Ferrell, Ph.D., FAAN

  • Staff of the Thomas Palliative Care Program - Recipient of the AHA Circle of Life Award for excellence in palliative care

Program Awards

WorldFest Houston, Silver Remi