Caring for the Dying: A Crash Course for Nurses
Every nurse, regardless of their area of practice, may need to provide care for an individual at the end of life. In these uncertain times, this is more likely than ever. Meet the challenge armed with knowledge! During this presentation, you will learn the common dying process trajectories, how to recognize the stages of dying, and best practices for pain and symptom management to deliver high quality end-of-life care.
Register now to have 24/7 access to this on-demand activity, “Caring for the Dying: A Crash Course for Nurses”! Preregistration is required. Registration closes on August 17, 2020, at 12:00 pm CST. A link to access the on-demand event will be emailed to all pre-registered individuals the week of August 17, 2020, so you can view the webinar at your convenience, anytime, anywhere.
This webinar is available on-demand August 18 – September 30 to all pre-registered participants.
KSNA Members – FREE – REGISTER NOW!
Non-KSNA Members – $39 – REGISTER NOW!
Janelle Williamson, NP-C, ACHPN
Janelle Williamson is an advance practice nurse, certified in hospice and palliative care. She is a member of the Kansas State Nurses Association and currently practices at LMH Health in Lawrence, Kansas. She has been a nurse for 18 years, 13 of which she has been a nurse practitioner. As a registered nurse she worked as an ICU nurse. As an NP she has practiced in the area of physical rehabilitation and pain management and hospice and palliative care. She is a founding member and immediate past president of the Midwest Chapter of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.
She is the 2020 American Association of Nurse Practitioners Clinical Excellence Award recipient and 2018 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award, Advance Practice Nurse finalist. She has been active with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and has lobbied at both the state and federal level on policy issues pertaining to access to care, tobacco control and palliative care. She is a current member of the Kansas State Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council. She is passionate about educating others on the topic of palliative care and improving access to quality palliative care services.
Participants will receive 1.25 contact hours. Contact hours will only be available until September 30, 2020.
The Midwest Multistate Division is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.