Virtual Education

Virtual Education Courses for Clinical Professionals

We are pleased to offer the following courses virtually as part of our hospice and palliative care education curriculum for clinical professionals. All courses are free of charge and are held through Zoom. Educational credits available. More topics and dates will be added in the coming months. For questions, please email

Please note: all times are Eastern Time (US).

The nurse sits with her patient on the couch and have good conversation.

Advance Directives for Professionals

August 22, 2022 • 10 - 11 a.m.

During this course we will discuss the important information that all healthcare professionals need to know so that they can have successful and productive conversations with their patients about advance directives.

1 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


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Dementia and Hospice: When is Your Patient Living with Dementia Eligible for Hospice?

July 7, 2022 • 10 - 11 a.m.
August 17, 2022 • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This program offers participants a focused look at Medicare hospice guidelines when the terminal diagnosis is a form of dementia. We will discuss the qualifying criteria as well as contributing factors that lead to eligibility for hospice care.

1 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


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Palliative Care: Living Your Best Life

July 25, 2022 • 10 - 11 a.m.

In this course we will explore how palliative care can improve quality of life by anticipating, preventing and treating symptoms within a supportive family-centered approach to care.

1 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


Sixty years old spouses sitting on couch, loving elderly husband comforting sad frustrated wife, hoary couple holds hands man demonstrates love, care and empathy, showing beloved woman support concept

Dementia: Understanding the Aging Brain

June 13, 2022 • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
August 5, 2022 • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This presentation is intended to educate healthcare professionals on the effects of dementia on the brain and the five senses, how to apply this knowledge to care provided and how to utilize the positive physical approach to connect with the person prior to providing care.

2 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


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Cardiac Disease and Hospice: When Is Your Cardiac Patient Eligible for Hospice?

June 24, 2022 • 10 - 11 a.m.
August 11, 2022 • 10 - 11 a.m.

The program offers participants a closer look at hospice eligibility for patients with cardiac disease. We will discuss the guidelines set forth by Medicare, how to identify when your cardiac patient meets these criteria and how hospice services will benefit these patients.

1 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


Senior woman in wheelchair with nurse in hospital

Hospice: A Special Way of Caring

July 19, 2022 • 10 - 11 a.m.

In this course participants will learn the unique benefits of hospice care, when a patient qualifies, and how the clinical team supports individuals and families.

1 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


A depressed and tired African-American nurse wears a mask and gloves on the hospital floor.

Understanding the Grief Process: The Cumulative Loss of COVID-19

June 29, 2022 • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This course will examine the nature of the normal grief process, how it has been altered by COVID-19, and how grief support interventions have changed in response to it. We will also explore the cumulative loss experienced by professional caregivers and why it is imperative to identify and model individualized comfort measures that support mind, body and spirit for those affected by the pandemic.

1 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


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The Grief Journey of the Dementia Caregiver

August 31, 2022 • 1 - 2 p.m.

This program offers clinicians a breakdown of the types and stages of grief that affect caregivers of persons living with dementia. We will discuss how to identify the area of stress that is most burdensome to each particular caregiver and ways to lessen that burden in order to help that caregiver continue to provide optimal care.

1 CE available for RN/LPN and SW


Looking for other course topics?

Additional courses are available and we can work with you in developing learning experiences specific to your needs. Contact the community education team by email for additional topics and scheduling.


How Can We Help? Contact us at or (800) 338-6555.

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