This session discusses the most frequently reported non-pain symptoms experienced by patients at the advanced stage of a serious illness, along with factors contributing to these symptoms, approaches to symptom assessment, and evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions.
Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: • Discuss essential components of nursing care provided to patients who are near/at the end of life. • Describe factors contributing to non-pain symptoms that commonly appear near/at the end of life. • Explain a comprehensive approach to the assessment of non-pain symptoms that commonly appear near/at the end of life.