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Activity Steps


Audio Session and Presentation Slides from National Conference for Nurse Practitioners 2019

This session will provide a general overview of palliative care, including primary and tertiary levels of care, along with important skills for all nurse practitioners.  Identification of patients who could benefit from a palliative care approach will be discussed.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of pain and symptom management, including clinical assessment tools and modalities of treatment.
  2. Describe the philosophy, goals and practice of palliative medicine for patients facing life-threatening illnesses.
  3. Assess pain and develop a differential diagnosis for its cause.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.0 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 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. (CE Broker Course #20-661009)

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: spring2019S215A
Published: May 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Debbie Gunter FNP-BC, ACHPN, Family and Palliative Care NP