Gerontological Cert Review Course: Palliative Care
1.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hour
Course Target Audience
- Nurse Practitioners
- Registered Nurses
The Palliative Care course covers palliative care for individuals living with serious illness, the differences between hospice care and palliative care, the role of the nurse in advanced care planning, and common symptoms that can be experienced at the end-of-life.
The Gerontological Certification Review Course is a collection of 13 modules created by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing in 2021. These modules review knowledge of geriatric nursing and can be used in conjunction with conventional test preparation for the Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam.
The course consists of 13 individual and interactive online modules featuring the latest content developed by faculty at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, engaging graphics, and knowledge checks for learners as they proceed through the learning content. Additionally, learners can further test their knowledge with a provided practice test of approximately 150 multiple choice questions covered throughout the course.
Course Learning Objectives
- Discuss palliative care for individuals living with serious illness.
- Differentiate hospice care from palliative care.
- Discuss the role of the nurse in advanced care planning.
- Identify common symptoms that can be experienced at the end-of-life.