Registered Nursing Serious Illness Designation
This learning pathway provides comprehensive online education in nursing practices to improve quality of life for patients living with serious illness. Nurses can use Serious Illness Designation to demonstrate expertise in working with this patient population.
Communicating serious clinical news to patients and families.
Communication techniques for an effective family meeting.
How to initiate and conduct conversations about advance care planning.
Strategies for eliciting patient goals and preferences to inform treatment decisions.
Prevalence, screening recommendations, and evidence-based strategies to treat anxiety in patients with serious illness.
Prevalence, screening recommendations, and evidence-based strategies to treat depression in patients with serious illness.
Assessing and managing constipation in people with serious illness.
Reducing physical and emotional suffering from dyspnea for patients with serious illness.
Identifying and managing nausea and vomiting for patients living with serious illness and their caregivers.
Conducting a comprehensive pain assessment to guide safe and effective treatment.
Patient and family factors that influence prescribing decisions for patients with serious illness.
Assessing and supporting caregivers of people with serious illness.
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