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Free enrollment for a limited time!

In honor of National Nurses Month, the CSU Shiley Institute of Palliative Care is offering free enrollment during May in What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Palliative Care.  

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Offer expires May 31.

What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized care, an extra level of support, for people with serious or chronic illnesses. Appropriate from diagnosis onward, it focuses on relieving the symptoms and stress of a serious illness, going hand-in-hand with curative treatment and improving quality of life for both the patient and their family.

Learn the fundamentals of palliative care, along with many tools that nurses can use to improve care delivery.

What You'll Learn

  • Differentiate among “usual” care, palliative care, and hospice care
  • Identify the role nurses play on the palliative care team and the benefits of interdisciplinary care
  • Describe unique elements of the palliative care delivery process
  • Recognize the value of palliative care in specific care settings
  • Conduct an advance care planning conversation
  • Assess and identify patients who would benefit from palliative care

What You'll Earn

1 continuing education (CE) credit provided through California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Extended Learning, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) 

Who Should Enroll

Nurses working in any care setting

Completions and Refunds

To complete this course and obtain a certificate, you must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. No refunds are given for self-paced courses. You will have 90 days to access this course from the date of purchase. 

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