Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2014 | Palliative Care in Older Adults with Dementing Illness

How to earn contact hour credit

This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

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Publish Date: June 18, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date. 

Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss prognosis with older adults with dementia and their families.
  2. Advise patients and families about artificial feeding and PEG tubes. 
  3. Access hospice and other services for patients near the end of life.

 

Additional Information

Format: 
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
Available: 
06/18/2014
Expires: 
06/18/2018
Cost:
$10.00

Wayne McCormick, MD
Northwest Geriatric Education Center (NWGEC), Seattle 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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