End of Life and Diversity

Course # 0085

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to examine spiritual, ethnic and family attitudes toward end of life issues.

Description

End of Life and Diversity is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines how ethnic and cultural differences shape spiritual and family attitudes about the end of life. It lists elements of cultural competence, and reviews cultural factors associated with end of life. The course also lists important components of a cultural assessment. The course provides information regarding the connection between advance directives and diversity and ends with a discussion on culture and pain management.

Learning Objectives

1. List elements of cultural competency 2. Review cultural factors associated with end of life 3. List components of a cultural assessment 4. Discuss the connection between advance directives and cultural diversity 5. Discuss cultural influences on pain management

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Nurses

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