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2023 Hospice Nurses 101 Training

Date & Time

August 25, 2023 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Event Location


MHPCA Office
312 E Captiol Ave
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States
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Event Details

Schedule for Hospice Nurses 101 Training 

Location:  MHPCA Office, 312 East Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Limited seating so register early!

Lunch is included

Price $200 for members early registration ends on 8.04.23

Price Non-members early registration $275.00 ends on 8.04.23

8.0Nursing Credit

7:30am – 8:00am – Registration
        8:00 am-10:00am – Team Approach & Care Coordination 

  • Identify the team function of the interdisciplinary group.
  • Discuss the teams role in working with patients and families.
  • Identify qualities of high-functioning team members.
  • Provide structure for delivery of care.
  • Describe care planning regulatory guidelines.
  • Describe contractual requirements.
  • Explain need for coordination.10:00am-12:00pm – Case Management 
  • Review the admission criteria for hospice
  • Describe the four levels of Hospice Care
  • Describe the role of the RN Case Manager
  • Identify the other disciplines that are involved with Hospice and know their role
  • Describe the purpose of the IDG and why they meet weekly
  • Explain how to properly document against decline
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of the dying process
  • Identify ways to deal with difficult patients and families/Non-compliance12:00pm-12:30pm – Lunch12:30pm-3:30pm – Pain & Symptom Mgmt./Compounding
  • Identify most common symptoms of patients at the end-of-life.
  • Apply key hospice regulations in care and services provided to hospice patients.
  • Review definitions and etiologies of common symptoms in end-of-life care.
  • Outline pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for common symptoms of end-of-lifecare.3:30pm-5:00pm – Boundaries/Psychosocial/Spiritual/Ethics 
  • Identify roles and responsibilities of the Chaplain and Social Worker as team members.
  • Identify interventions used by the Social Worker and Chaplain.
  • Identify issues that arise during end-of-life, including ethical dilemmas.
  • Identify self-care and maintaining appropriate boundaries


    Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Credit Designation for Nursing

    AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for a maximum of 8.0 contact hours.

    Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

       Requirements for credit:  

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CE Attestation/Evaluation form online by 11:59 pm ET on September 25, 2023. Instructions will be provided. If you do not complete the online evaluation by this date, you will not be able to get CME/CE credit for this event.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.


Registration is closed for this event.