Primary Palliative Care Practices and Principles (TWO DAY PROGRAM)
Date: Monday, March 26, 2018
Time: 3/26/2018(8:30AM-5:30PM) &3/27/2018(8:30AM-3:30PM)
Last day for early bird registration: N/A
Last day & time for regular registration: 3/12/2018 4:00 PM
Instructional Hours: 15.50
Online Evaluation: Available 3/26/20184/17/2018
Pre-Test? No
Post-Test? No
Last day & time to cancel with a refund: 3/24/2016 12:00 PM
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Disclosure Statement: Continuing Medical Education Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning, writing or presenting at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry.

The Activity Director, planners, and presenters of this live activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Verification of attendance
Attendance will be verified through completion of the CE Participant Form and also by signature/initials on sign – in roster.

Certificate of attendance
A certificate of attendance will be awarded to participants who have completed and turned in a CE Participant Form and an evaluation. Participants MUST attend 90% of the program to receive the allotted contact hours for that program. Partial credit will not be given.

Conflict of Interest Statement
Planners, Faculty and content specialists must disclose any conflicts of interest and will inform the audience of any such conflicts prior to beginning their presentation. In order to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor at all programs, the planners/faculty must make full disclosure indicating any relationship with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers and/or corporations whose products or services are related to pertinent therapeutic area.

Commercial Support
Participants will be made aware of any commercial support by information provided with handouts. Exhibitors and any promotional information will be kept separate from the education activity.

Non-Endorsement of Products
Neither Lowcountry AHEC nor the American Nurses Credentialing Center endorses or approves any products that may be associated with this continuing education activity.

Program Courtesy
Please refrain from using any electronic devices, cell phones during presentation, as this is a distraction to those around you. Please be sure to turn cell phones off or to vibrate prior to the start of the program.

Description: ***TWO DAY PROGRAM - MUST ATTEND BOTH DAYS FOR CREDIT*** Primary Palliative Care Practices and Principles is a two day immersion course into the core skills and concepts of palliative care. Taught by two Palliative Care APRN’s, this class aims to teach providers, therapeutic services, and support services, what palliative care looks like and how to practice palliative care within your discipline. Some lectures include: Symptom Management, Pain Management, and Quality Improvement. Participants will receive a Palliative Care textbook, as well as other supplemental materials. Both breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.

  • Agenda_Palliative_Care.pdf
  • Communication.pdf
  • Duke PCPP Comm Asses 472017.pdf
  • Final_Hours_DUKE 2017.pdf
  • Overview - Duke 2017.pdf
  • Pain Management Duke 2017.pdf
  • Quality - DUKE 2017.pdf
  • Symptom Management Duke 2017.pdf

Handout(s) are available to registered participants (via the My Registrations page).

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss palliative care.
  • Define palliative care.
  • Contrast palliative care with hospice care.
  • State four major disciplines involved in community based palliative care.
  • Recognize the importance of interdisciplinary care.
  • Examine safe pain management practices.
  • Summarize symptom management.
  • Predict the final hours of life.
  • Discuss how quality metrics are linked to financial aspects of palliative care.
  • Identify factors that influence communication in the palliative care setting.
  • Compare the benefits with the burdens of team work.
  • Point out essential elements of advance care planning.
  • Define unique aspects of the community.
  • Review concepts of palliative care.


To register, select the type of credit you would like to receive, choose an open venue, and Add to Cart. Finalize your registration by checking out in the Cart. If your preferred venue is not open or closed, you may place a request for it to open*.

Step 1 - Choose Your Accreditation

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Early Bird
(to 3/12/2018)
Early Bird
(to 3/12/2018)
$100.00 $100.00
SC Nurses Association

This nursing continuing education activity awards 15.5 contact hours upon successful completion

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: This continuing education activity awards 2.7 PH (Pharmacology Hours) and 12.8 CH (contact hours).


Lowcountry AHEC (Provider Number 1601-002PR, Expiration Date January 11, 2019) is an approved provider of continuing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

$100.00 $100.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1.55 CEUs by Lowcountry AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
$100.00 $100.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
$100.00 $100.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina will award 1.45CEU(s) (equivalent to 14.5contact hour(s)) for full time attendance. (1 contact hour equals .1 CEU)
$100.00 $100.00
SC Board of Social Work Examiners (Non-SW)This program is approved for 15.5 non-social work hours of continuing education by Lowcountry AHEC, a part of the South Carolina AHEC system, as defined by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.

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