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Nurses on the Hospice Front Line Stress During a Pandemic Webinar

Date & Time

February 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Location



Event Details

February 10, 2021
10am-11:30am CT


Dane Hutchins, MSW, LCSW
Mercy EAP Specialist

Dane has been with the EAP since 2015, with the title as EAP Specialist.  Dane’s credentials are MSW, LCSW.  He obtained his masters degree in social work from Missouri State University in 2005, and his bachelor’s degree was obtained from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  Dane has worked in healthcare for 21 years.


This educational activity will address the sx’s of burnout and compassion fatigue faced by hospice nurses and clinicians. Risk factors for stress will be examined and solutions for mitigating stress and burnout will be explored. We will outline innovative approaches to stress management in hospice care developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


1.  Define at least three sx’s of Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
2.  Identify at least two causes of Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
3.  Discuss at least one trigger for Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
4.  Describe one challenge of Hospice Care
5.  Name one innovative approach of Hospice Care developed during COVID-19
6.  List at least one solution for Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

Webinar Information:

This is the first webinar out of three for this topic.
This webinar is $50 for members and $100 for non-members.
No Late Fee!!!
Please use your Medicare ID number for your membership number.
Nurses CE’s please see information below. No fee for CE’s.
Registrants will receive the Zoom link and call in information the week of the training.
This is an intermediate level course.
This webinar will be recorded. The recording will not offer CE credits. If you are not able to attend on the day of the webinar, please register like you are attending and MHPCA will send you the recording. Please email crystal@missourihospice.org if you would like the recording.



Target audience: Hospice caregivers: Social Workers, Nurses, Aides

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 1.5 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.

AXIS Contact Information
For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at info@axismeded.org.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
AXIS Medical Education requires faculty, instructors, authors, planners, directors, managers, reviewers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all real or apparent conflicts of interest they may have with ineligible companies. An ineligible entity is any organization whose primary business is t producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All relevant conflicts of interest are identified and mitigated prior to initiation of the planning phase for an activity

AXIS has mitigated and disclosed to learners all relevant conflicts of interest disclosed by  staff, planners, faculty/authors, peer reviewers, or others in control of content for this activity. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation or activity. Disclosure information for faculty, authors, course directors, planners, peer reviewers, and/or relevant staff is provided with this activity.

The faculty, Karen McMahon, reported no financial relationships or relationships they have with eligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months.

The planners, managers, and reviewers, Karen McMahon;  Crystal Ramsey; Dee Morgillo, MEd.,CHCP; and Holly M. Hampe, DSc., RN, MHA, MRM, CPHQ reported no financial relationships or relationships they have with eligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit:   

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CE Declaration form online by 11:59 pm ET March 10, 2021. Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.