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Palliative Care Course

Dates:

March 19 & 26, 2012

September 24 & 25, 2012 (NEW)

Time:

8am-4:30pm

 

Location:

UW Hospital and Clinics

(Room to be announced)

 

Contact:

608-263-6490

 

Audience

Experienced adult nurses.

 

Course Content       

The course emphasizes palliative symptom management and identifies the unique nursing role of collaborating with the palliative care team while partnering with the patient and family.

 

Topics include:

  • Ethical and legal issues in palliative care
  • Spiritual assessment throughout the life span
  • Pain management
  • Comfort care in the final days

Purpose

This course is designed to educate experienced nurses in the art and science of providing palliative care and caring for dying patients and their families.

 

Presenters

Elizabeth Caes, Mdiv

Wendy Curran, MSN, RN

John Kenneally, LCSW

Lucille Marchand, MD, BSN

Laurie Medenblik, MSW

Sara Moldenhauer, MS, RN, AOCNS

Peggy Riley, MN, RN, MPH

Kate Ford Roberts, MA, RN, CHPN

 

Planning Committee

Wendy Curran, MSN, RN

Sara L. Moldenhauer, MS, RN, AOCNS

Kate Ford Roberts, MA, RN, CHPN

 

Continuing Education Credit

14.5 contact hours will be awarded for this program.

         

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

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