Hospice 101

Course # 0090

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to hospice care.

Description

Hospice 101 is a 1 hour continuing education course that provides a general overview of hospice. It provides definitions of hospice and palliative care. The course lists services that are provided by most hospice companies. It ends by reviewing some of the most common myths and misconceptions about hospice.

Learning Objectives

1. Review the concept of hospice 2. Review definitions of palliative care 3. List services provided by hospice 4. List myths and misconceptions about hospice

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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