Palliative medicine is a relatively new specialty. It is important that advance care planning take place before a patient faces serious illness or medical emergency. Primary care is the best place for these conversations, due to the relationship of a patient and their primary care provider. Utilizing case studies, you will learn more about the 5 Wishes form, a legal document in almost all US states that can be filled out and completed as a patients advance care plan.
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Written course material and evaluation MUST be accessed within 6 months after purchase.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Explain what palliative medicine is and the differences of palliative care and hospice care
- Understand what effective communication is when dealing with patients with serious or advanced illness
- Utilizing the 5 Wishes form, we will explain what is included in an advanced care plan.
TIME TO COMPLETE
1 hours 30 minutes
Each video is accessible twice within six months of purchase.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 CNE credit(s), of which 0 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
February 2021; Reviewed February 2022
Program ID: 20CAPAL
Provider Accreditation Statement
This program is provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE).
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.
This course is taught by Brett Snodgrass, FNP-C, CPE, FACPP, FAANP, Assistant Director of Palliative Medicine at Baptist Memorial Hospital & Owner of BBS Health Education. Brett has been a Family Nurse Practitioner for 12 years and is the owner of BBS Health Education – where she creates and presents continuing education for healthcare providers, both live and online. She is a nationally recognized nurse practitioner speaker and teacher and an award-winning healthcare blogger. Brett is a chronic pain expert, a sought-after speaker on the subject of chronic pain and the Opioid Epidemic, and a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Brett Snodgrass has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Speaker's Bureau for Salix Pharmaceuticals and US World Meds.
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