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The Role of the Pharmacist in Hospice Care
Continuing Education Credits for Healthcare Professionals
 

Event Type
Live Online

Date
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Time
9:00 PM ET To 10:00 PM ET

Location
PharmCon Webinar Studio

Credits
1 Contact Hour

Target Audience
Nurse, Pharmacist

Cost
$30.00 - Free For Members



Check These Upcoming Dates:
Date Time
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 8:00 PM View
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 8:00 PM View
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 8:00 PM View
Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:00 PM View


Program Overview
Hospice is a model of care that focuses on improving quality of life and easing symptoms for patients nearing the end-of-life and their families.  Hospice care services are delivered by an interdisciplinary team in a variety of settings.  The hospice philosophy of care emphasizes comfor over cure and seeks to reduce pain and other physical symptoms, while also addressing the patient and family's psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.  Medication therapy is a vital component of hospice care used to achieve palliatiion of symptoms.  Pharmacists play an important role in the delivery of safe and effective medication therapy for hospice patients.  This presentation will review the basics of hospice care in the United States and highlight the responsibillities of pharmacists in working with the hospice interdisciplinary team.

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Nurse Educational Objectives
  • Describe the purpose, philosophy, and components of the hospice model of care in the United States.
  • Identify the members of the hospice interdisciplinary team and explain the various roles of each team member.
Pharmacist Educational Objectives
  • Describe the purpose, philosophy, and components of the hospice model of care in the United States.
  • Identify the members of the hospice interdisciplinary team and explain the various roles of each team member.
  • Discuss the role of the pharmacist in providing support to or serving as a member on the hospice interdisciplinary team.
  • Explain additional opportunities for pharmacists in ensuring safe and effective medication management for hospice patients.
Repeat Presentation
This presentation was last given on Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Future Dates
Date Time
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 8:00 PM View
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 8:00 PM View
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 8:00 PM View
Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:00 PM View


Activity Type
Knowledge

Accreditation
Nurse N-778
Pharmacist 0798-0000-12-053-L01-P
PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, attendees must answer poll questions and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on the website.
PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.
Faculty
Kathryn L. Haldiman , RN
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Click Here For Curriculum Vitae


Financial Support Received From
Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc.

Refund Policy
PharmCon provides full refunds of paid amounts if cancellations are made more than 24 hours prior to the scheduled time of the event and the request is submitted by email to: admin@pharmcon.com. Cancellations after that time will forfeit their registration fees.

Handouts
Slide Document: The Role of the Pharmacist in Hospice Care Slides
Cost
$30.00 - Free For Members

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