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 CommunityEducation@HopeHealthCo.org.

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

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Managing Pain at End of Life

May 28, 2021 • 10 – 11 a.m.

This course reviews best practices for identifying and managing pain at end of life. Participants will learn to formulate an effective plan of care. Barriers to adequate pain management will be discussed.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW

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Having the Conversation

May 6, 2021 • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
June 18, 2021 • 10 – 11 a.m.

Learn how to initiate difficult conversations about goals of care, advance directives and terminal illness. We will also discuss exploring family wishes and introducing hospice care.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW

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Palliative Care and Hospice: A Perfect Partnership

May 12, 2021 • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This course will provide practitioners with a detailed understanding of the differences between palliative care and hospice and how they benefit our patients when utilized as partners.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW

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Dementia: Understanding the Aging Brain

May 18, 2021 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
June 4, 2021 • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This course reviews the effects of dementia on the brain, how to apply this knowledge and how to utilize the positive physical approach to connect with the person prior to providing care.

2 CEs available for RN/LPN, SW 

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Designing Meaningful Dementia Activities Part 1

May 7, 2021 • 10 – 11 a.m.
June 8, 2021 • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Learn the activities that provide a sense of meaning and joy for those living with dementia. We will discuss how to identify the GEM state and activities that fit. Part 1 focuses on early to moderate stages of dementia.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW

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Designing Meaningful Dementia Activities Part 2

May 14, 2021 • 10 – 11 a.m.
June 17, 2021 • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Part 2 of this program will discuss how to identify the GEM state and learn the activities that fit for those individuals living with moderate to late stages of dementia.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW

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

May 20, 2021 • 10 – 11 a.m.
June 9, 2021 • 10 – 11 a.m.
June 23, 2021 • 10 – 11 a.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.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW 

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Establishing and Maintaining Ethics and Boundaries

May 27, 2021 • 9 – 10 a.m.
June 2, 2021 • 9 – 10 a.m.
June 22, 2021 • 9 – 10 a.m.

This course will broadly discuss the importance of ethical behavior and maintaining professional boundaries in the workplace.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW

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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 CommunityEducation@HopeHealthCo.org or (800) 338-6555.

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