End-of-Life Care to Be Focus of Nursing Workshop

Posted on 8/30/2011 2:48:23 PM

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions is partnering with Indiana Regional Medical Center and Windber Medical Center to present a workshop on end-of-life care.

The workshop is October 21, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. It is $35 for members of the community and free to students and faculty members in the Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department. The fee includes a continental breakfast and box lunch.

Continuing education units and End of Life Nursing Education Certification are available for nurse attendees.

Topics for the program include palliative nursing care; pain management; symptom management; ethics; cultural considerations in palliative care; communication, loss, grief and bereavement; and final hours.

For more information or to register, contact Edie West, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, at edie.west@iup.edu or by mail at Johnson Hall, Room 231, 1010 Oakland Avenue, Indiana, PA 15705. Registration deadline is October 4.