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1. Geriatric Palliative Care: An Integrated Approach1. Geriatric Palliative Care: An Integrated Approach

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Credits: 1
Estimated Length: 1 hour(s)

Description

This course provides healthcare professionals the rationale for adopting and an integrated and evidence-based approach to care of the older adult that utilizes both palliative and geriatric care.

Participants must complete all of the lessons, including the Evaluation, in order to receive a CME certificate. A score of 80/100 is required to pass the posttest. Participants can repeat the posttest as many times as needed.

CME for Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and The George Washington University School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Continuing Education for Physician Assistants, Nurses, Physical Therapists, and Other Healthcare Professionals

Certificate of Participation for Non-Physician Healthcare Professionals is for participants whose disciplines are other than physician. You may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the enduring material was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate.

Objectives

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of chronic illness in the older adult and the impact on functional status and quality of life.
  2. Compare and contrast concurrent models of care that combine disease-modifying and palliative approaches to models of older adult care focused on disease-modifying treatment.
  3. Identify how the three prominent disease trajectories inform the integration of palliative/caring approaches with disease-focused measures.

Expert

Laurie Posey

Lessons

  1. An Integrated Approach: Pre-Test
  2. Geriatric Palliative Care: An Integrated Approach
  3. An Integrated Approach: Posttest
  4. An Integrated Approach: Evaluation

Certificates

  1. Geriatric Palliative Care: An Integrated Approach
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