The U.S. population is aging at a rapid rate, and the number of individuals, young and old, who are living with debilitating, chronic, or terminal illnesses is also increasing. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing, new jobs are being developed, and new services created. If you are a health professional who works with this population, this program will provide you with continuing professional education to help you gain a broad understanding of this special area of care and stay current with emerging trends.
19.00 Contact Hours
Participants: This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational or practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, adult children of aging parents, and individuals currently working with or planning to work with the terminally ill.
The End of Life Care Certificate consists of a total of 9 courses:
- Caregiving at the End-of-Life: Issues and Consideration
- Cultural Consideration at the End-of-Life
- End-of-Life Issues: Death, Dying, and Grief
- End-of-Life Issues: Hospice and Palliative Care
- End-of-Life Issues: Pain Assessment and Management
- End-of-Life Issues: Physiologic Changes
- End-of-Life Issues: Ethical Issues
- Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery
- Pediatric End-of-Life Care: Compassion and Caring
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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, and Firefox or Internet Explorer web browser. Certificate program must be completed within six weeks of the start date.
You will need to create a login for your online classroom. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button (this site does not accept payments - you will not be charged here). Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80 or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the six week duration of the program at no additional charge.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-3355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.