What You’ll Learn

  1. Describe a palliative approach to caring for people with serious illness
  2. Support close communication between the patient or client, family, and all care providers
  3. Observe, record, and report about your patients' and clients' symptoms, pain, and stress
  4. Provide emotional support to clients and families

What You’ll Earn

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Tools & Resources

About Palliative Care

Definition of palliative care and how it improves quality of life for patients living with a serious illness, and their families.

Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale

Illustrated pain scale for patients with cognitive impairment and children.

Susan R. Misiorski, BS. Vice President of Workforce Innovations, PHI, Inc.

Peggy Powell, BA. Senior Advisor, PHI, Inc.

Gloria Garan, BS. Vice-President of Clinical Services, Cooperative Home Care Associates, Inc.

Contact information: For technical questions about course activity, contact the Education department at 347-802-7310. For questions about continuing education credits, contact 201-957-0077.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.