Decision Making for Alternate Nutrition and Hydration


Course Description

Course Description:

Decision making tools used to determine appropriateness for ANH/tube placement; resource available to help educate families faced with decisions for nutrition and hydration and options for palliative and hospice care". There are misperceptions about Alternate Nutrition and Hydration (ANH) that may need to be addressed with families and staff. The decision-making is often stressful for families. It is important that whatever decision is made, it is an educated, informed decision. Various advance directives have specific situations identified and options for patients to choose. A variety of directives is reviewed and educational tools available provided.


Contact Hours: 4
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Intermediate