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Hospice Care of the Patient with Advanced Heart Disease: Assessment



Course Syllabus

This program provides an overview of the management of patients with advanced heart failure at the end-of-life. The focus is on measures to support the extensive symptom burden present in this population, while promoting quality of life.

Objectives:
Categorize patients as eligible vs ineligible for hospice care based on current heart disease state, history, and prognosis.
Interpret patient symptoms and match to the appropriate level and location of care.
Match common end of life symptoms for patients with heart disease with the appropriate pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic measures used to promote comfort.

Audio: Yes

Course Length: 1 hour(s)

Audience: CNE, Nursing

CE Credit: 1 hour(s) awarded after successful completion of post-test with a score of 80% or better.
CNE Expiration: November 30, 2023
Accreditation Statement: Home Care Institute LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.


Course Additional Information

  • Categories:

    Clinicians


    Course Code: 1150006


    Available in PDF: No