End-of-life care for CNAs
The purpose of End-of-Life Care for CNAs is to present CNAs with information about care of dying patients that can be applied in any practice setting.
- Palliative Care
- Relief of Suffering
- Aspects of Care
- Bill of Rights
- Caring For the Caregivers
- Stress Signals
- Activities to Maintain Mental Health
- Care for the Dying Patient
- Pain Management
- Addressing Concerns
- Signs and Management of Approaching Death
- Signs of Death
Student Learning Objectives
Following successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Explain what end-of-life care is.
- Define suffering as it relates to dying.
- Identify rights of a dying person.
- List the responsibilities of a CNA in an end-of-life situation.
- Describe methods for reducing the stress surrounding death.
- List ways for managing pain.
- Identify signs of approaching death.
Course Format and Teaching Methods
The course is a classroom-based, Facilitator-led course conducted in 2 hours
Course Completion Certificate
A PowerPoint lecture manual will be handed out at the beginning of class to each student at no additional charge