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Advance Directives: Conversations Matter - PT715

Advance Directives: Conversations Matter

by Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD
PT715
(4.5 / 678 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

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Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50

Summary:

Healthcare professionals have an important role in helping patients and families formulate advance directives. Despite intensive efforts, most Americans don’t have an AD and may face a life-threatening illness without a plan to guide their healthcare providers or relatives. End-of-life care experts stress the need for major changes in the approach to promoting ADs, including a focus on promoting ongoing dialogue between patients and healthcare providers. As patient advocates, clinicians are in a strong position to work with patients and other healthcare professionals to make these important changes occur. 

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, health educators, physical therapists, radiologic technologists, dietitians, and respiratory therapists with information about ways to improve the advance directive process. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify barriers that patients, families and healthcare professionals face in implementing Advance Directives
  • Describe problems created by lack of an Advance Directive
  • Describe new ways that healthcare professionals can involve patients in advance care planning
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physicians, health educators, physical therapists, radiologic technologists, dietitians, respiratory therapists, and EMTs/paramedics.
 
Physical therapists: 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 cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 11/16/2018 to 6/11/2019.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 18S7437 for 8/24/18 to 8/24/19).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE19-538962 for 01/01/19 to 12/31/19); Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 2014-942 for 09/23/14 to 01/31/16; 2016-845 for 02/01/16 to 01/31/18).
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 08/01/16 to 07/31/18.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 6/2/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/25/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 8/25/2019

 

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

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Barbara B - East Hills , NY  ·  Feb 16, 2019
informative butas regs change updating with new terminologies patient education courses offered in the community at cont ed programs now addressing these ad needs. early intervention best as noted by healthcare workers but needs still lacking for general public
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Janelyn D - Santa Clarita, CA  ·  Jan 25, 2019
It was very informative.
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Jonathan P - Chapel Hill, NC  ·  Jan 23, 2019
excellent course, very informative - thank you
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Kristine J - Portage, WI  ·  Jan 11, 2019
Helpful information for life!
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Maria B - Middletown, DE  ·  Jan 06, 2019
GOOD COURSE GOOD REVIEW OF ADVANCE DIRECTIVES
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ONLINE
Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50