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End of Life Care: Final Hours and the Dying Process

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July 12, 2010
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Purpose: To provide information on the assessment of physical , psychological, social, and spiritual care needs, and interventions for an imminently dying patient and his/her family.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
? Describe assessment of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care needs and interventions for an imminently dying patient and their family.
? Describe the trajectories/ symptoms of the last weeks/hours of life for patients.
? Discuss changes in pain management at end of life.
? Describe signs and symptoms of imminent death.
? Describe signs of death and the pronouncement of death.
? Discuss the care of the family and remains of the loved one.

Licensed Nurses, Counselors and Therapist, Social Workers and interested others.
$50 for non members; No fee for AHEC members
0.3 CEUs, 3 clock hours-AHEC, Non Social Work, Counselors and Therapists
Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 3 contact hours.

To register for this class, please call or e-mail Angie Ross at

The Village at Pelham - Community Room
2755 South Highway 14
Greer, South Carolina 29650
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Angie Ross