{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} End-of-Life Communication: Nurses Cocreating the Closing Composition with Patients and Families

Purpose of Activity

To present a study examining the communication practices used by hospice and palliative care nurses when engaging patients and families in decision making at end of life (EOL).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the current state of EOL care practices, the conceptual framework used and the methodology of this study exploring communication involved with palliative and EOL care decision making.
  2. Evaluate the optimal communication practices identified and conceptualized using a symphony metaphor.
Price: $12.95


  • 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: ANS0118
Published: Jan/Mar 2018
Expires: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Mary J. Isaacson, PhD, RN, CHPN; Mary E. Minton, PhD, RN, CNS, CHPN