{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Palliative Sedation: When Suffering Is Intractable at End of Life

Purpose of Activity

To provide clarity regarding the practice of palliative sedation at end of life.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the current and seminal literature regarding palliative sedation.
  2. Identify the use of palliative sedation as demonstrated in a case study.
  3. Discuss the legal, moral, and ethical implications of palliative sedation.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins 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. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JHPN1017A
Published: Oct 2017
Expires: 9/6/2019
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Peg Nelson Bander, MSN, NP, ACHPN, FPCN