Product Detail

Nearing the End of Life
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
NANCY E. JOYNER, RN, MS, APRN-CNS, ACHPN®
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
3/9/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077635
Objectives
  1. Explain how complementary therapies enhance quality of life for patients.
  2. Evaluate the risks and benefits of medical marijuana.
  3. Acknowledge the eight domains of the National Consensus Project.
  4. Analyze five complications related to artificial hydration and nutrition.
  5. Explore ethical issues often seen at the end of life.
  6. Formulate two strategies to diminish fear of death and dying.
  7. Connect moral resiliency to palliative care.
Outline
  • An Inexact Art & Science
    • Illness and dying trajectories
    • Frailty
    • Dementia
    • Prognostication and prognostic scales
    • When to refer to palliative care or hospice (disease specific)
  • Essentials of Care: Comfort, Communication, Choices, Control
    • Comfort Always
      • Morphine: Still the gold standard?
      • Pain during the final hours of life
      • Drug misuse: How to avoid it
      • Opioids for dyspnea
      • Thirst vs. xerostomia
      • Medical marijuana
    • Complementary and alternative therapies
      • Emotional distress interventions
      • The role of spirituality
      • Palliative sedation
      • Communication: Everyone is Involved
      • Advance care planning: More than just a form
      • The terminology matters
      • Your role in these critical conversations
      • How much can we share?
      • Truth vs. hope
      • Code status discussions
      • DNR does not mean do not treat
      • Addressing concerns and needs of the family
      • Thanatophobia: Is it fear of dying or fear of death?
      • Premortem surge
      • Near death awareness
      • The dying process
    • Choices: Shared Decision-Making
      • Nutrition & hydration choices
      • Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED): Benefits & burdens
      • Life-sustaining treatment
      • Non-beneficial treatment choices
      • Faith-based influences
      • Ventilator support
      • Dialysis or renal palliative care
      • Devices to extend life
      • Hastened death request: Why not humanely euthanize?
    • Allowing Control: Patient-Centered Care
      • Reframing hope
      • What do family members want you to consider
      • Who makes the decision
      • What about family dysfunction…
      • Is the focus quality or quantity?
      • Decision to withhold or withdraw care
      • Challenging decisions: Honoring patients’ wishes
    • Cultivating Moral Resiliency
      • Moral resilience-preserving/restoring integrity
      • Personal vs. professional grieving
      • Enabling character and honorable action
      • Ethical Competency
Author

NANCY E. JOYNER, RN, MS, APRN-CNS, ACHPN®

Nancy E. Joyner is a Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with prescriptive practice. She is currently self-employed as a consultant, speaker, educator and author. Nancy has gained extensive experience in serious illness, frailty, and end of life care through her 28 years working bedside as a registered nurse and an additional 11 years as an advanced practice nurse with prescriptive practice.

Her commitment to the specialty is seen through furthering her education to become a palliative care Clinical Nurse Specialist, certification as an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse serving as an active member on the Hospice and Palliative Nursing (HPNA)'s Professional Development Council and becoming an HPNA Nurse Educator.

Nancy has shared her passionate insights at the local, state, and national levels. She is an ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) trained presenter and has taught the national advanced NBCHPN certification review course, and has shared her insights as an online palliative care faculty member.

You are guaranteed to learn from Nancy's passion to deliver extreme compassion, expert communication skills, and extraordinary knowledge to the end of life patients entrusted to your care.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Nancy E. Joyner is CEO and President of Nancy Joyner Consulting, P.C. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Nancy E. Joyner has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Counselors, Case Managers, Chaplains, Clergy