The Care Management Team at Area Agency on Aging of West Central Arkansas recently received Certificates of Completion and Angel Pins for completing professional end-of-life credentialing & training. Attendees included; Barbara Flowers, Laura Westmoreland, RN, Jean Mustard, Dorothy Brennan, Trisha Mack, RN and Carla Caldwell. The group completed eight educational modules presented by Hospice Home Care’s Patient Care Representative, Cyndi Muncrief.
Hospice Home Care is a local organization with three medical directors and 31 support staff including nurses, aides, continuous care staff and office support led by Executive Director, Kelly Rice.
The goal of the credentialing process is to teach proven methods for providing the highest level of planning and care for terminally ill patients. Various subject matter topics are covered by the modules including; What to Expect from Hospice, Spirituality, Emotions & Medical Concerns, Comfort & Symptom Control, Planning to Care Together, Nutrition at the End-of-Life, Critical Conversations, and The Final Hours & Bereavement.
If you are interested in obtaining clinical education for your staff, please visit our Providers page for more information.