Palliation is an important part of providing comprehensive, patient-centered care. This presentation will discuss palliative care throughout the spectrum of chronic pulmonary disease, beginning with diagnosis and progressing through end-of-life care with a focus on the respiratory therapist’s role.

Presented by Shawna Strickland PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC

This Live AARC webcast is approved for 1.0 CRCE

Seminar Objectives
  • Differentiate between palliative care and hospice
  • Identify appropriate timing to initiate hospice
  • Discuss palliative care in the context of chronic lung disease
  • Distinguish the respiratory therapist’s role in palliative care
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Date Presented:
January 31, 2018 2:00 PM Eastern
Expiration Date:
January 31, 2018 11:55 PM
1 hour
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Palliative Care and the Respiratory Therapist
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American Association for Respiratory Care
Continuing Respiratory Care Education: 1.00