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Purpose of Activity

To present a quality improvement (QI) project implemented in a home-based palliative care program to imbed the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) into the electronic health record and to then track symptom severity and collect utilization data.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the benefits of and recommendations for home-based primary and palliative care programs and the methodology of the QI project.
  2. Summarize the results of the QI project implemented in a home-based palliative care program.
Price: $12.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.







Test Code: JHPN0818A
Published: Aug 2018
Expires: 6/5/2020
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Briana Rotter, DNP, APRN, FNP-C; Marian Grant, DNP, CRNP, ACHPN, FPCN, RN