So much time is spent discussing the stroke patient in the hospital setting, but not the patient in regard to end of life care. There are several considerations that separate stroke survivors from other patients in regard to palliative care and hospice care. There are also other treatments that can help the patient and caregiver in these final weeks and days.
This course begins with an overview of stroke characteristics and their effects before moving to an exploration of palliative care. Participants are taught to identify the challenges that stroke patients face as well as the 5 stages of grief and integrative therapies.
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the challenges that stroke patients face as well as the 5 stages of grief and integrative therapies.
- Identify the types of stroke.
- Identify the indicators that lead to poor prognosis.
- Identify the difference in palliative care and hospice care.
- Identify challenges stroke patients face.
- Identify the 5 stages of grief.
- Identify the integrative therapies.
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Contact Hours: 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist, Nurses, Social Workers and Nursing Home Administrator
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Jennifer Reeves-Reed is employed by Good Shepherd Medical Center and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.