Seven Secrets to Excellence in End Of Life Care

Presented by JoAnne Chitwood, R.N., this 2 day seminar will build your confidence and equip you to provide effective and deeply compassionate end of life care to your patients and families. This seminar is appropriate for hospice workers, hospice volunteers, long term care facility caregivers, or healthcare practitioners in any hospital or private care setting with end of life patients. Using the acrostic "RESPECT", caregivers at this seminar will learn cutting edge techniques for:

  • Raising awareness for the needs of patients and their families at end of life
  • Embracing diversity and meeting the needs of a multi-cultural patient population
  • Safeguarding boundaries for the patient and family and for ourselves
  • Personalizing experiences by developing our own sense of "story"
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of our care and learning positive ways to implement change in our care environment when necessary
  • Creating meaning through rituals, ceremonies, and celebrations
  • Thanking from the heart by developing tehniques for offering gratitude to patients, families, co-workers, and ourselves

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