End-of-Life Care: Comfort in Crisis

Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists who provide end-of-life patient care or pharmacists who are interested in end-of-life patient care.
  • UAN: 0012-0000-18-077-H01-P
  • CE Hours: 1 General
  • Price: $10.00
  • Dates Available: 10/26/2018 to 10/26/2021
  • Activity Type: Knowledge

Summary

This course is an educational resource designed for pharmacists providing end-of-life patient care. This course will describe common end-of-life symptoms and describe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies used to treat respective end-of-life symptoms. Participants will be able to discuss the concept of de-prescribing medications in actively dying patients and identify the role of clinical pharmacist interventions in palliative care.

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Objectives

  • List common end-of-life symptoms in actively dying patients
  • Describe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies used to treat respective end-of-life symptoms
  • Discuss the concept of de-prescribing medications in actively dying patients
  • Classify the role of clinical pharmacist interventions in palliative care

Acknowledgements and Disclosures

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Ravi Bacchus, PharmD
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Indan River Medical Center
Vero Beach, FL

Jennifer Maureen Vazquez Perez
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
St. Joseph’s Hospital
Tampa, FL

Priti Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida


Schedule of Activities

View a recorded lecture, and receive a 70% of higher on the post-test.

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

View a recorded lecture, receive 70% or higher on the post-test, and submit a course evaluation.

Credit Reporting

  • The University of Florida College of Pharmacy will report CPE credit to CPE Monitor and CE Broker when applicable. If you would like a paper statement of credit, you may print it from your NABP e-profile.
  • All pharmacists and pharmacy technicians maintain their own license and/or certification and it is their responsibility to follow up with the Office of Continuing Education at the University of Florida if any CE credit discrepancies are found.
  • It is at the University’s discretion to award or deny credit to a late claiming participant (i.e. after 60 days of the participant engaging in a CPE activity) as it is the University’s CE activity and the provider needs to ensure the requirements necessary for credit are successfully completed.
  • The University may request access to CPE Monitor® if the activity in question occurred within the previous 6 months and with an appropriate reason for access, i.e. power outage, etc.

Program Financial Support

This course received no outside funding support.

Computer Requirements

Computer and Internet access are required to complete this course. Course content is provided via Canvas.

The minimum hardware, software, and Internet requirements for Canvas can be found here.

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This course in its entirety is copyrighted by the University of Florida Continuing Pharmacy Education and may not be duplicated or reproduced for any other purpose without specific written permission.

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