Patients with breast cancer face many choices. So when is the right time to talk about palliative care? End of life care? How can we help these patients and families make informed decisions about their care? Learn how palliative care and end of life care differ among patients and how you can best help.
The goal of this presentation is to educate healthcare professionals about the healthcare needs of breast cancer patients at the end of life. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to do the following:
- Define palliative care
- Identify types of advanced directives
- Identify treatments of common breast cancer symptoms
- Identify methods for managing symptoms commonly experienced at the end of life.
This is a Gannett Education CE event. Participants who attend the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation survey will earn:
* Registered Nurses: 1.0 contact hour
* Registered Dietitians: 1.0 CPEU (Level 1)
* Social Workers: 1.0 Clock Hour
Course delivery format: Online - Webinar
Jennifer Alkhayat, RN, MSN, FNPC
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Jennifer Alkhayat is a Nurse Practitioner at Capital Caring, one of the largest and most experienced hospice and palliative care providers in the United States. Jennifer began her career with Capital Caring in 2000 as a nurse case manager. While employed at Capital Hospice she attended graduate school where she earned her Masters of Science in Nursing and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Since 2008, Jennifer sees and treats patients in a clinic, in long term care facilities, hospitals, and in their homes. She serves on the Medical Services Work Group, is a member of the Fellowship faculty, as well as a member of CORE where she is the nurse practitioner educator as well as instructor for the general orientation to new employees, as well as presenting many educational programs around the Northern Virginia area. In her nursing career prior to joining Capital Caring, Jennifer has worked as a RN in the long term care setting, ICU, and Emergency Room. Jennifer has also served as an adjunct faculty at Marymount University. Jennifer holds certification as an ACHPN (Advanced Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse), a certified ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education) instructor, an active member in AANP (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners) and HPNA (Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association).
Audience and Requirements
Registered Nurses, Dietitians/Nutritionists, Social Workers
Dietitians/Nutritionists: Level 1
Social Work Practice Level: Advanced
Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate
After listening to the webinar presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.
Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory.
Accommodations for Disabilities
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