This 3-part course will introduce SLPs to topics related to end-of-life care, including how and where people die, the role of SLPs and the application of ethical principles in end-of-life situations, and the issues of grief, spirituality and the "good death."
Please note: This series is comprised of the following individual courses: 8903, 8906, and 8909. If you have completed any of these individual courses in the live or video formats, you will NOT be able to earn CEU credit for this course series (8885).
Course created on April 26, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe major physiological changes at the end of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to list similarities and differences between hospice and palliative care.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain key concepts of ethical principles as they relate to dying patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key components and factors in care planning documentation.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain key aspects of the "Good Death."
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the spiritual, psychological, social, and physical aspects of the process of dying.
|0-60 Minutes||How and where we die|
|60-90 Minutes||Roles, responsibilities, and ethics|
|90-180 Minutes||Grief, Spirituality & the Good Death|
Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP is an associate professor at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Her research is in the area of language change in healthy aging and dementia and evidence-based education in the area of geriatrics. It is her personal goal to educate students and the community about the important role speech-language pathologists play in the care of patients with dementia and end-of-life care.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 3 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
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