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Digital Seminar

End Stage Diseases: Care When There is No Cure


Speaker:
Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN, LALD
Duration:
3 Hours 06 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 20, 2023
Product Code:
POS078705
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Each particular end-stage disease has unique complexities for the patient, the family, and the healthcare professional. This presentation will cover specific strategies to care for various end stage patients.  This will include end-stage liver, kidney, lung disease, heart disease, cancer, and pharmacological interventions to provide palliative care measures. 

Credits

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Course Level: Intermediate Format: Recorded asynchronous distance. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

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Social Workers - New York Social Workers

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California Nurses

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Florida Nurses

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Iowa Nurses

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Physician Assistants

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Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 10/20/2023. It was last reviewed on 10/11/2023 and is valid until 10/10/2026.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 3.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN, LALD's Profile

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Lores Consulting


Lores J. Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN, LALD
Principal, Lores Consulting, LLC

Lores Consulting, LLC has been a leading provider of consulting, training, and mentoring for hospice, assisted living, home care and related health care providers for the past 17 years. "Lores has the heart of a teacher, and her passion is to support others in the hospice, palliative, and the home care industry."

Lores Consulting, LLC provides providers with education training and mentoring as well as mock surveys, agency analysis and audits. Drawing on her 45 years of nursing experience, Lores seeks to empower all her client providers to utilize their skills and expertise to reach their greatest potential. Her extensive nursing background includes clinical practice in cardiac and intensive care, outpatient clinic services, as well as serving as a home care and hospice administrator/director for 19 years in greater Minnesota.

In addition to being a certified hospice and palliative care nurse, Lores is also a trainer for the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) curriculum that encompasses palliative and hospice care. She was named the "2010 Geriatric ELNEC Educator of the Year" by ELNEC.

Speaking topics include end-of-life care, grief and loss, compassion fatigue, professional boundaries, pain and symptom management, and many health and employee related topics. Lores also offers national, international consulting and mentoring services – encompassing education, training and compliance evaluations – to hospice and home care agencies, assisted living providers, and long-term care facilities.

As Principal of Lores Consulting, LLC, Lores sees her company’s mission to coach and encourage care providers to work to the ‘top of their license’ to ensure excellence in their delivery of care.

Currently, Lores serves as a board member of three non-profit health care organizations, and is a national speaker for PESI Healthcare and ELNEC. Lores is a graduate of Bethel University in St Paul, MN and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, as well as a master’s degree in nursing education.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Lores Vlaminck receives compensation as an independent consultant, coach, and educator. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lores Vlaminck is a member of the American Association of Palliative Medicine, the Minnesota Network for Hospice and Palliative Care, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

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Objectives

  1. Evaluate functional assessment scales that are predictive of poor survival. 
  2. Explain the benefits of using palliative care principles for five end-stage diseases. 
  3. Discuss pharmacological measures for acceptable interventions. 

Outline

Prognostication 
  • Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) 
  • Mortality Risk Indicator (MRI) 
  • Charlson 
  • Mitchell Mortality Index 
  • E-Prognosis 
Palliative Care for Serious Illness 
  • Definitions of PC 
National Consensus Project (4th Ed) 

Management of End-Stage Heart Failure 
  • Assessment and Prognosis 
  • Symptoms and Symptom Management 
  • Pharmacologic 
  • Non-pharmacologic 
Management of End-Stage COPD 
  • Assessment and Prognosis (GOLD) tools 
  • Symptoms and Symptom Management 
  • Pharmacologic 
  • Non-pharmacologic 
Management of End Stage Renal Disease 
  • Assessment and Prognosis (GFR) 
  • Symptoms and Symptom Management 
  • Pharmacologic 
  • Non-pharmacologic 
Management of End Stage Liver Disease 
  • Assessment and Prognosis (MELD) 
  • Symptoms and Symptom Management 
  • Pharmacologic 
  • Non-pharmacologic 
Management of End Stage Dementia 
  • Assessment and Prognosis (FAST, GDS, MRI, MMRI) 
  • Symptoms and Symptom Management-Delirium/Agitation 
  • Pharmacologic 
  • Non-pharmacologic 

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