Provided by University of Alaska Anchorage - College of Health / School of Nursing
Care givers are intimately involved in all aspects of end of life and palliative care. They address the myriad of needs facing individuals at this time of life. Nurses and caregivers have the potential to greatly reduce the burden and distress of those facing life’s end and the ability to offer support for the many physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients and their families.
LEARNING OUTCOME: The attendee will attain knowledge on critical aspects of end-of-life care, leadership and self-care and how to apply the knowledge to their practice.
- Introduction to palliative care with psychosocial, cultural and spiritual implications of care.
- Recognizing symptoms, patient status and environment
- ADL’s, medications (side effects & effectiveness), Non-medication treatments
- Identifying changes and last hours
- Simulation: Communication and Assessment
- Role Play: Difficult conversations
- Assessing needs of a patient and family
This training is designed for the Nursing Student and Bedside Caregiver (Home Health Aides, CHAPs, CNAs, Medical Assistants, etc.)
A separate Nursing Focused Curriculum for RNs, LPNs, NPs and PAs will be held on July 10th at a registration cost of $135 for all participants. Application for Nursing contact hours has been submitted for the July 10th class.
To register for the July 10th Nursing training instead click HERE.
Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
UAA Parking fees will apply
UAA Nursing Students may register for free, all other registrations are just $40.
Participation is limited to 50 seats so sign up early!