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End Stage Diseases: Care When There Is No Cure

OUTLINE

Disease Prognostication: An Inexact Art & Science

Heart Failure

Advanced Cancer/ Neoplastic conditions

Pulmonary Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Advanced Dementia

Renal Disease

Liver Disease

Challenging Decisions

Moral Distress

OBJECTIVES

  1. Evaluate two performance and prognostic methods that are predictive of poor survival.
  2. Compare palliative care services to hospice care.
  3. Differentiate unique palliative care interventions for the complexities of five end stage diseases.
  4. Identify two ethical issues often seen in end stage disease.
  5. Specify three challenges faced at the end of life.
  6. Recognize two strategies to overcome fear of death and moral distress.

Program Information

Outline

Disease Prognostication: An Inexact Art & Science

Heart Failure

Advanced Cancer/ Neoplastic conditions

Pulmonary Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Advanced Dementia

Renal Disease

Liver Disease

Challenging Decisions

Moral Distress

Objectives

  1. Evaluate two performance and prognostic methods that are predictive of poor survival.
  2. Compare palliative care services to hospice care.
  3. Differentiate unique palliative care interventions for the complexities of five end stage diseases.
  4. Identify two ethical issues often seen in end stage disease.
  5. Specify three challenges faced at the end of life.
  6. Recognize two strategies to overcome fear of death and moral distress.

Copyright : 10/07/2016

Accompanying the Dying Patient: End of Life Care

OUTLINE

The Patient at End of Life

Family Communication at End of Life

Providing Holistic Care at End of Life

Symptom Management at End of Life

Patient Outcomes

OBJECTIVES

Program Information

Objectives

Outline

The Patient at End of Life

Family Communication at End of Life

Providing Holistic Care at End of Life

Symptom Management at End of Life

Patient Outcomes

Copyright : 05/13/2014