Certificate in End of Life Care - online

@ Kauai Community College

Description

18 contact hours End-of-life care presents health care professionals as well as patients and family members with many challenges and dilemmas. Education in the holistic and integrative care of individuals at the end of life builds on and expands professional competencies and brings healing and transformation. The Certificate in End-of-Life Issues represents a specialization in the field of caring for those who are experiencing a terminal illness. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with dying patients by providing a multidisciplinary educational experience. Program Benefits: The Certificate in End of Life Care distinguishes you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional in this special field of health care. The program enhances professional marketability, builds skills and competencies, fulfills continuing education requirements for many professionals, and develops an interdisciplinary perspective on end-of-life care. Career Opportunities: This certification program provides you with the knowledge and skills to effectively meet the needs of individuals who are experiencing chronic, terminal illnesses through a wide range of professional career paths. There are opportunities in nursing, teaching, administration, and research that focus on the needs and interests of these patients. These opportunities also exist within government programs and agencies; public and private institutions that provide health, education, and social services; research centers; special interest groups; colleges and universities; and corporate human resources divisions. Participants: This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational or practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, adult children of aging parents, and individuals currently working with or planning to work with the terminally ill. Curriculum: The Certificate in End of Life Care consists of the following eight courses. End-of-Life Issues: Ethical Issues End-of-Life Issues: Hospice and Palliative Care End-of-Life Issues: Pain Assessment and Management End-of-Life Issues: Physiologic Changes End-of-Life Issues: Death, Dying, and Grief Cultural Considerations at the End of Life Pediatric End of Life Care: Compassion and Caring Caregiving at the End of Life: Issues and Considerations Accreditation: ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 14693, for the stated number of contact hours. California Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider Number PCE 1564. This course meets the qualifications for the stated hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are approved for continuing education credit for diabetes educators. All ANCC accredited courses are accepted for continuing education credit by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE). ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider Number 451562-11 This activity is being provided by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and co-provided by Education to Go. Expiration Date: 06/15/2016 Course Revised August 2013

Credentials Available

Certificate of Professional Development

Cost of Program

$190   –   "Do I have to pay this?"

Program Duration

Total Weeks

6.0

Total Hours

26.0

Program Categories

"Green" program?

No

C3T program?

No

APPRENTICESHIP program?

No

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About This Provider

Kauai Community College

Offering training in Kaua'i County
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Description of School

It is an accredited 2-year public community college and the only college on the island. Its 200-acre campus is located just west of the major town of Lihue. Kauai Community College is committed to the students and community that it serves. OCET is committed to providing professional development and personal enrichment classes.

Accreditation and/or Licensing Agency

Accrediting Commission for the Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Financial Aid Options

Yes, Kauai Community College has a financial aid department.

Yes

This provider is accessible to people with disabilities.

Yes

This provider does offer job placement services to its students.

Contact Information

Contact Person:
Office of Continuing Education and Training

Address:
3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766

Phone:
(808) 245-8318

Fax:
(808) 245-8271

Email:
OCET@hawaii.edu

Website:
kauai.hawaii.edu

ETP Approval Dates

Last Approved On: January 1, 2013
Valid Through: June 30, 2017