This session discusses the experience of medical-surgical nurses providing end-of-life (EOL) care. Focus includes the difference between hospice and palliative care, “death with dignity” and strategies to promote a good death, and common medications used at end of life and how to evaluate when treatment has been effective.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the differences between palliative care and hospice.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/2/24.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CHPN, CHPPN,
Assistant Clinical Professor ,
Auburn University College of Nursing