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Follow the Yellow Brick Road: The Heart, the Brains, the Courage in the Provision of Exceptional Palliative Care
November 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
November marks the observance of Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and Ohio’s Hospice affiliates are actively engaged in offering education about hospice and palliative care to other clinicians who care for those facing life-limiting illnesses. Continuing education credits are available for nurses and social workers on a variety of topics being presented by Ohio’s Hospice staff members.
This session’s topic is called “Follow the Yellow Brick Rd…the Heart, the Brains, the Courage in the Provision of Exceptional Palliative Care,” presented by Jacqueline Matthews, RN, MS, AOCN, ACHPN, CNS, Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Vice President, Innovative Care Solutions Palliative Care. As a result of this conference, the learner will be able to:
- Differentiate between palliative and hospice care
- Identify patients appropriate for palliative care
- Discuss pain management principles in chronic, progressive illness
- Demonstrate effective communication strategies in patients with chronic, progressive or serious illness
- Describe concepts of total pain
- Identify barriers to effective palliative care
Where: Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties, 5940 Long Meadow Dr., Franklin, OH 45005
When: November 9th @ 5:30 pm
Contact: Call 937.603.9922 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CEU Info: 1.0 Contact Hour will be awarded to the participant upon satisfactory completion of the activity. In order to receive a CE certificate, participants must attend the entire presentation and complete a program evaluation. This activity has been approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing through the OBN Approver at Northwest State Community Collebe Division of Nursing OBN-008-92-1069-091416. This activity has been approved by Ohio’s Hospice, Inc., an approved provider of continuing education by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Provider Number RCS070901.