Death and Dying: An Overview

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0035

Death and Dying: An Overview is a 1 hour continuing education course that provide an overview of death and the dying process. The course examines elements of a "good death" and lists important aspects of quality care at the end of life. The course also lists pain management methods and reviews strategies of effectively communicating with families.


The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the dying process and the experience of death in health care settings.

Learning Objectives

  1. List elements of a "good death" 
  2. List important aspects of quality care at the end of life 
  3. List pain management methods
  4. Review strategies of communicating with families

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 80% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 80% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 80% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Activity Professionals

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1.00 HOURS
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Nursing Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
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Personal Care Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
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