Direct Care Workers
This learning pathway includes training and tools to support direct care workers in observing and reporting suffering in patients living with a serious illness.
Defining palliative care, which patients need it, how it is delivered, and how palliative care differs from hospice.
The role of the direct care worker in observing and reporting suffering in patients with serious illness.
Video explaining the role that palliative care plays supporting patients and families through a serious illness.
Ten important steps for improving communication between clinicians and patients/families. NOTE: This video does not provide CE credits.
This course provides context and best practices for identifying older adults at risk for poor outcomes, including falls, delirium, and caregiving challenges.
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