Virtual Education

Virtual Education Courses for Clinical Professionals

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

nurse is attending to her senior female patient at home, facing her concerns and answering questions

Having the Conversation

October 6, 2020 & October 20, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

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


Granny and granddaughter talking

Palliative Care and Hospice: A Perfect Partnership

October 8, 2020 & October 22, 2020 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

In this interactive course, you'll get a detailed understanding of the differences between hospice and palliative care and how to explain the benefit to patients.

1 CE available for RN/LPN, SW


Senior Adult, Nurse, Patient, Care, Assistance

Hospice Symptom Management: Part 1

October 14, 2020 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

This two-part series reviews the common symptoms of discomfort that patients experience at end of life. Part one focuses on how to assess and treat pain, dyspnea and anxiety.

1 CE available for RN/LPN


Senior man sitting on the wheelchair, laughing and holding his nurse's hand

Hospice Symptom Management: Part 2

October 28, 2020 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

In part two of our hospice symptom series, you'll learn how to effectively assess and treat nausea/vomiting, delirium, agitation and constipation at end of life.

1 CE available for RN/LPN


Senior woman visited by home care specialist during lockdown, showing how to learn more about COVID:19

The Cumulative Loss of COVID-19: Caring for Ourselves While Caring for Others

October 16, 2020 & October 30, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Examine the nature of the normal grief process, how it's been altered by COVID-19, and how grief support interventions have adapted and can be helpful during challenging times.


How Can We Help? Contact Lisa Wasson, RN, CHPN, Clinical Educator, at or (401) 617-2810.

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