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As a healthcare professional, you do everything you can to be there for your dying patients.

That often includes holding a hand, granting a final desire, having the difficult conversations... and doing your best to make sure no one has to die alone. It is a privilege to be allowed into this space to support the emotional needs of end-of-life patients and their loved ones.

But sustained exposure to suffering and loss can take a toll on your mental and emotional well-being… and feeling exhausted and emotionally drained shift after shift can lead to decreased morale, communication breakdowns, and compromised patient care.

The hard truth is that healthcare professionals delivering end-of-life care need a combination of up-to-date knowledge, compassion at the bedside, and advocacy skills — for their patients and themselves.

With the powerful End-of-Life Certification Course, you will advance your skills and transform your practice with these topics:

Crucial Conversations | Prognostic Scales | Medication Management of Symptoms & Pain Honoring Cultural Preferences | Red Flags of Compassion Fatigue | Ethical and Legal Dilemmas EOL Dietary Management | And more!

THAT's NOT ALL! You can become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional! CCFP certification is a $99.99 value but it's FREE with your registration! *Professional standards apply. You'll discover ways to prevent burnout and maintain your purpose, all while advancing your clinical skills and knowledge.

End your shifts feeling fulfilled, not drained, knowing your most vulnerable patients are receiving exceptional, up-to-date care. Get started now!

End-of-Life Certification Conference

Accompanying the Dying Patient
A $1,809.99 value
Yours Today for $399.99
Earn up to 29.75 CE hours! Including up to 7.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
FAQ
Advance Your End-of-Life Skill Set…
 

Register now for the most powerful end-of-life online training course and you'll unlock the latest evidence and best practice guidelines! What you can expect to take away:

  1. Incorporate serious illness messaging & crucial conversation guidelines
  2. Deliver specific care for end-stage patients: Liver, kidney, lung/heart disease, & cancer
  3. Pharmacological update to manage distressing end of life symptoms
  4. Ethical and legal dilemmas related to advanced care planning for your dying patients
  5. Delve into cultural influences on end-of-life beliefs and decisions
  6. Analyze how perspectives on the afterlife affect individual responses to death
  7. Discriminate medications for breakthrough pain, when opioids are not effective
  8. Design your compassion and empathy toolkit to maintain purpose, fulfillment, & to thrive
  9. Analyze the role of guilt in the development of prolonged grief
  10. Explain the use of therapeutic diets and dietary supplements on nutrition
  11. Develop the skills to work through palliative referrals, financial considerations, and hospice eligibility criteria

Learn from 9 End-of-Life clinical authorities including nurse practitioners, an international grief specialist, a healthcare attorney, mental health experts, a dietitian nutritionist, advanced certified hospice and palliative nurses, and more!

They see end-of-life patients in their respective specialized practice settings. Not only will they synthesize the latest research, but they'll also deliver tips and advice learned through their extensive patient care experiences.


See What Your Colleagues Think About Your Course Speakers
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"I will use the resources and conversation guides in my practice, to help have these challenging conversations and start advanced care planning early on with my patients."
— Nicole, RN (on Nancy Joyner)
"The speaker (Dr. Hoh) was very good! She broke down the symptoms of EOL concerns into how to assess them, causes, and pharmacological treatments."
— Kathy, APRN
"This was THE BEST program on pain management I have ever participated in! I have much better knowledge to speak with providers about options for orders."
— Mary, RN (on Dr. Langlois)
"I've been inspired to get NP certification in palliative care!"
— Roxanne, NP (on Nancy Joyner)
"This session will assist me in explaining variances in advance directives, living wills, POA, last will and testimony, etc. Great speaker!"
— Jennifer NP (on Attorney Fenner)
End-of-Life Certification Conference
Accompanying the Dying Patient
A $1,809.99 value
Yours Today for $399.99
Earn up to 29.75 CE hours! Including up to 7.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
 
What Will I Learn?
Advanced Clinical Skills
 
Paul Langlois
Pain management at the end-of-life is the right of the patient and the duty of the clinician. In this session, bedside clinical nurse specialist Paul Langlois shares insights from his decades of experience caring for high-needs patients, such as multi-system organ failure patients. Walk away knowing the latest pharmacologic modalities to treat pain at the end-of-life, including:

  • Opioid and non-opioid medication, like NSAIDs, benzodiazepines, and antidepressants
  • Common complications; drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, and organ failure
  • Appropriate sleep aid medications for EOL patients

Plus, earn up to 3.0 Pharmacology and 3.0 Pain Management CE Hours!

Click here for information about Paul Langlois

 
Francine Hoh
It's hard to see someone at end-of-life struggle with non-pain symptoms, like labored breathing or nausea, whether you're a family member or a practitioner. In this session, national award-winning advanced practice nurse, Dr. Francine Hoh gives you a guide to managing common, non-pain symptoms to alleviate your patients' suffering at the end-of-life. Walk away with:

  • Appropriate treatment plans for end-of-life dyspnea and fatigue
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological solutions to manage nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, and anorexia
  • Ways to treat anxiety, depression, and existential distress at end-of-life using medications
  • An interdisciplinary approach to end-of-life care, including family education
  • Case studies and sample assessment tools

Plus, earn up to 3.0 Pharmacology CE Credits!

Click here for information about Francine Hoh

 
Lores Vlaminck
Each particular end-stage disease has unique complexities for the patient, the family, and the healthcare professional. In this module, certified hospice and palliative care nurse, Lores Vlaminck walks you through specific strategies to care for various end-stage patients, including end-stage liver, kidney, lung disease, heart disease, and cancer. Discover:

  • Pharmacological interventions to provide palliative care measures
  • Assessment scales to predict poor survival rates
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines from the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care

Plus, earn up to 1.0 Pharmacology CE Credit!

Click here for information about Lores Vlaminck

 
Liz Friedrich
The food we eat has such a profound impact on our health, but it can be a challenge to meet your patients' unique nutritional needs at the end-of-life. In this session, Gerontological Nutrition Specialist Liz Friedrich outlines key nutrients needed by older adults, the roles they play, and food sources of those nutrients, as well as potential barriers to providing effective nutrition interventions. You'll discover:

  • Evidence-based therapeutic diets for disease management
  • How a poor diet can lead to cognitive decline
  • Ways to use dietary supplements to meet nutritional needs

Click here for information about Liz Friedrich

 
Lores Vlaminck
Each end-of-life patient trusted to your care deserves to be optimally supported, on the final journey of their life. In this session, award-winning EOL Nursing educator Lores Vlaminck gives you concrete strategies to identify patients for whom aggressive therapy is not appropriate, skills to work through palliative referral and financial considerations, and updated hospice eligibility criteria. Together you'll cover:

  • The myths surrounding hospice care services
  • The pillars of Palliative Care, including barriers and benefits
  • Medicare Hospice Benefit

Click here for information about Lores Vlaminck

Compassionate Bedside Care
 
Lois A Fenner-McBride
Learn how to prevent or minimize suffering while respecting your dying patients— wishes. Through case studies and compelling lectures, nationally acclaimed nurse-attorney Lois Fenner McBride, shows you common ethical dilemmas and plausible resolutions for providing safe and compassionate end-of-life care. Discover:

  • Ways to cope with the ethical dilemmas that occur with end-of-life caregiving
  • Legal defenses against professional negligence or malpractice claims related to EOL care
  • Suggested EOL patient checklists, including living wills and pet trusts

Plus, earn up to 1.5 Ethics CE Credits!

Click here for information about Lois A Fenner-McBride

 
Latasha Ellis
We know a patient's approach to illness and death is directly impacted by their culture. In this module, medical social work expert, Dr. Latasha Ellis shows you how to deliver end-of-life care that is unique to each patient and their cultural backgrounds, values, and beliefs in order to meet their individual needs and different expectations to the dying process. You'll cover:

  • Categories of Cultural Influence
  • Social Drivers of Health
  • Cultural Considerations for Dying Gracefully
  • Family Dynamics
  • Leaving a Legacy

Plus, earn up to 3.0 Cultural CE Hours!

Click here for information about Latasha Ellis

 
Ligia M Houben
Looking into the face of death is one of the scariest and most emotional battles that your patients will ever have to go through. Internationally acclaimed grief specialist Ligia Houben uses her experience training bereavement support group leaders to transform the way you treat patients struggling with death, dying, and bereavement. Walk away knowing how to:

  • Assist clients and their caregivers with end-of-life preparation, including legal documents and advanced care planning
  • Manage pain and provide comfort at the end-of-life
  • Start difficult conversations with family members who may not yet be ready to accept that their loved one is dying

Click here for information about Ligia M Houben

 
Nancy E. Joyner
Sometimes it feels like the conversations we have with our patients would be better suited for a therapist's office. However, guiding patients through their medical treatment and care involves very specific, and often emotional, discussions with them. In this module, Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nancy Joyner tells you the four most powerful words when making advanced care plans and helps you address the hardest questions, like "How long do I have?" You'll get:

  • Questions to initiate important Advance Care Planning (ACP) conversations
  • The updated 2023 Serious Illness Conversation Guide PDF
  • Tips for raising awareness of ACP in your facility
  • Case studies to practice communication and shared decision-making

Click here for information about Nancy E. Joyner

 
Debra Premashakti Alvis
Compassion is at the heart of your work, and the heart of you. But excessive demands on your empathy can leave you feeling worn down, burdened by the suffering of others, and dreading your next day on the job. In this session, mindfulness expert Debra Premashakti Alvis shows you exactly what you need to regain purpose, and fulfillment, and thrive in your profession. By the end of this training, you will:

  • Understand how compassion fatigue robs you of your ability to nurture
  • Have strategies to de-stress, manage emotions, reduce anxiety, and stop feeling overwhelmed
  • Be eligible to become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) through Evergreen Certifications

Click here for information about Debra Premashakti Alvis

End-of-Life Certification Conference
Accompanying the Dying Patient
A $1,809.99 value
Yours Today for $399.99
Earn up to 29.75 CE hours! Including up to 7.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
 
BONUS

Upon completion of this training, you'll be eligible to become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) through Evergreen Certifications.

A $99.99 Value — Yours Free!

Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you've invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of compassion fatigue.

Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CCFP for details.

Are you ready to step into the life awaiting you as a
Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP)?

Becoming a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) is the easiest way to transform your career forever. This certification will showcase your resilience and your ability to maintain your purpose through adversity. With your certification, you'll become an expert in:

  • Principles of compassion fatigue and resiliency practices
  • Common causes, symptoms/effects, treatments, and resiliency strategies
  • The neurophysiology of compassion fatigue and the role the autonomic nervous system plays in creating, exacerbating, and maintaining the negative effects of our work
  • Skills to self-regulate your autonomic nervous system
Elevate your status as a clinician...
CCFP

In just three easy steps, you will become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP)*:

Step 1: Watch the Compassion Fatigue Certification Training.

Step 2: Complete the CE test and instantly print your certificate of completion.

Step 3: Submit your application to Evergreen Certifications and we'll cover the cost of your certification for 1 year (a $99.99 value!).*
 
That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/CCFP.

We partner with Evergreen Certifications to include certification with some of our products. When you purchase such a product, we may disclose your information to Evergreen Certifications for purposes of providing services directly to you or to contact you regarding relevant offers. Evergreen Certifications is owned by PESI, Inc.

 
Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you're an NP, RN, physician, or paramedic you need to know the most up-to-date information available for providing the best possible care to dying patients. From pain management strategies to avoiding legal risks, this training gives you a complete understanding of compassionate end-of-life care.

Learn from 9 End-of-Life clinical authorities including nurse practitioners, an international grief specialist, a healthcare attorney, mental health experts, a dietitian nutritionist, advanced certified hospice and palliative nurses, and more!

They see end-of-life patients in their respective specialized practice settings. Not only will they synthesize the latest research, but they'll also deliver tips and advice learned through their extensive and diverse patient care experiences.

Plus, you'll walk away with evidence-based strategies to de-stress, manage emotions, reduce anxiety, and stop feeling overwhelmed. Discover ways to find fulfillment, even in the darkest moments, and avoid burnout.

Become a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) and never let the stress of the job interfere with delivering the highest quality care, especially to your most vulnerable patients.

Becoming a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP) will not only advance your career — it could save it.

Stand out as the clinician who continues to feel a deep sense of fulfillment and satisfaction from providing meaningful care to patients and their families during a challenging time.

Don't let burnout rob you of your ability to offer emotional support and be present for individuals facing serious illness! Feeling drained may prevent you from being able to convey information sensitively, address concerns, and promote understanding among all parties involved.

Successfully addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of your dying patients leaves you with a sense of accomplishment. Knowing that you've made a positive impact on someone's quality of life can be personally gratifying.

Immediately! Once you register for this self-directed course, the materials are yours to keep, access, and review at your own pace, around your own busy schedule.

With over 28 hours of online video training, insightful commentary, case studies, and examples, you will have compelling new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, call us at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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End-of-Life Certification Conference
Accompanying the Dying Patient
A $1,809.99 value
Yours Today for $399.99
Earn up to 29.75 CE hours! Including up to 7.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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