The Role of the Hospice Caregiver - Online Inservice

Whether one is moving into the field of hospice for the first time or is well-seasoned as a professional caregiver, he or she stands a strong chance of coming up against some surprising hindrances that could mentally eradicate what emotional balance was attained through even the best of training. This online course reevaluates the basic understanding of caregiving in order to reduce the tricks of an altruistic trade.

The course supplies the necessary tools to help nurse aides and caregivers maintain a healthy balance in the field while providing quality service to patients and their family members.

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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 care giving.
  2. List some common pitfalls professionals encounter while applying their care giving 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.


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Making of a Caregiver

Chapter 3: Identifying the Pitfalls of Care giving

Chapter 4: How to Avoid the Costly Traps of Care giving

Chapter 5: Conclusion

Chapter 6: References

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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Course Accreditation

Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #: 7046.  This document must be retained by the certified nurse assistant for a period of four years after the course completion. Provider approved by the Florida and Wyoming Boards of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants, CE Broker Provider #: 50-13256..

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