This session uses didactic and case studies to educate geriatric nurse practitioners about when to refer to palliative care and when to refer to hospice by defining and differentiating between the two. Case studies demonstrate patient presentations at the time of hospice eligibility across disease states and care settings. Common myths about hospice/palliative care are dispelled and pearls for practice are shared.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Conferences Committee Disclosures: Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will differentiate between palliative and hospice care in the geriatric patient and demonstrate the appropriate time for hospice referrals.