Thursday, May 17, 2018
9:00 am – 10:30 am HST
11:00 am – 12:30 pm AKT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MT
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET
Does caring for children cause apprehension for your hospice staff? Pediatric hospice care is guided by the same values and principles as adult hospice care. The goal is to improve quality of life and reduce distress for families and children facing life-threatening illness, end-of-life care, and bereavement. This webinar will alleviate your fears and increase your competency and confidence, ensuring that children and families have the support and care needed to live life as fully as possible at home in their communities.
- Differences between adult and pediatric hospice and palliative care
- Common diagnoses of pediatric hospice patients
- End-of-life pain and symptoms pediatric patients experience
- How the death of a child affects the family
- Relationship between adult hospices and pediatric palliative care programs
- How state coalitions can improve resources available for pediatric hospice patients
- TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
- Resources, reference materials, and website links
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This informative session is designed for hospice nurses, physicians, social workers, home health aides, chaplains, pharmacists, volunteers, and bereavement coordinators.
PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.
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