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Advance Directives - CE535
Advance Directives
An Unrealized Goal

CE535 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Maureen Habel, RN, MA
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Objectives:
This course will be discontinued on 7/31/14 because a new version of it (CE715 Advance Directives: Conversation Matter) is now available.
 
The purpose of this advance directive continuing education program is to provide nurses, dietitians, paramedics and EMTs, health educators, physical therapists, physicians, radiologic technologists and respiratory therapists with information about the status of advance directive implementation and to suggest strategies they can use to help patients participate in the advance directive process. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain the goals of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • Describe barriers that patients, families and healthcare professionals have in implementing advance directives
  • Discuss actions that healthcare practitioners as a team can take to promote patient self-determination with advance care planning

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, paramedics and EMTs, health educators, physical therapists, physicians, radiologic technologists and respiratory therapists.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit. 
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 7/31/2014

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