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Hospice Nurses 101 Seminar

Date & Time

August 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Location

Event Details

August 25th, 2017
MHPCA Office

Miriam Weter, RN
Elizabeth Lee, RN, BA, RSW, CHPN
Bob Reagan, BS
Colleen Gilmore, RN, MSN, ANP-BC

Team Approach & Care Coordination, Miriam Weter, RN

  • Identify the team function of the interdisciplinary group.
  • Understand 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.

 Survey Approach, Elizabeth Lee, RN, BA, RSW, CHPN

  • Describe selected hospice regulatory requirements and rationale.
  • Apply key hospice regulations in care and services provided to hospice patients.
  • Verbalize their roles in hospice quality improvement activities.
  • List referenced resources for hospice regulatory information and learn how to obtain updates to hospice regulations.

 Boundaries/Psychosocial/Spiritual/Ethics, Bob Reagan, BS

  • 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 boundaries in the workplace and patient care.

 Pain & Symptom Mgmt./Compounding, Colleen Gilmore, RN, MSN, ANP-BC

  • Be able to identify most common symptoms of patients at the end-of-life
  • Learn definitions and etiologies of common symptoms in end-of-life care.
  • Learn pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for common symptoms of end-of-life care.

The cost for this seminar is $150.00 for members & $175.00 for non-members.
Late fee of $25 after August 9th, 2017 and a 35 seat limit.
Nurses CE’s will be an extra $25.00.
Lunch Is provided with this seminar.
There are no refunds, however substitutions are welcome.
This seminar provides 7 Nursing Contact hours.

MHPCA has obtained a special room rate for our  participants at the Doubletree Hotel, 422 Monroe St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, for $119 including a full breakfast.  For reservations call: 573-636-5101 and mention that you need the MO Hospice and Palliative Care Association rate.

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.