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The Role of the Hospice Caregiver

Whether one is moving into the field of hospice for the first time or is well-seasoned as a professional caregiver, he or she has a significant chance of encountering some surprising hindrances that could mentally eradicate the caregiver’s emotional balance.

This online course reevaluates the basic understanding of caregiving to achieve balance in this altruistic trade and provides the necessary tools to help the caregiver maintain a healthy balance in the field while providing quality service to patients and their family members.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain how a professional helper goes about defining the multifaceted and subjective practice of caregiving.
  2. List some common pitfalls professionals encounter while applying their caregiving formulas.
  3. Outline how a health care provider can avoid future emotional traps that eventually carry heavy ramifications such as a loss of morale and compassion fatigue.

Curriculum

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2:
The Making of a Caregiver

Chapter 3: Identifying the Pitfalls of Caregiving

Chapter 4: How to Avoid the Costly Traps of Caregiving

Chapter 5: Conclusion

Chapter 6: References

  • California Bill 241
  • Implicit Bias in Healthcare
  • What is Implicit Bias?
  • Implications of Implicit Bias in Healthcare
  • How to Reduce Implicit Bias

Price: $10.00

Contact Hour: 1

Course Author

Kevin Quiles

Kevin Quiles, M.Div, M.A., LPC, NCC has 15 years of hospice experience and over a decade of training in community service. He attained a Masters of Divinity Degree in 1995 and his Master of Arts Degree in Community Counseling in 2011. Having provided spiritual care to a religiously and culturally diverse audience, Kevin specializes on spirituality, spiritual growth and development, and spiritual counseling.

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