Symptom Management Part 2: Non-Pain Symptoms

Estimated time to complete session: 90 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Classify common treatment-related adverse effects commonly experienced by patients in hospice and palliative care. 
2. Prepare initial management plans using evidence-based treatments for the following common non-pain symptoms for patients in palliative care: 

  • Nausea and vomiting 
  • Dyspnea/SOA 
  • Fatigue 
  • Insomnia 
  • Depression 
  • Anxiety, restlessness and delirium 
  • Anorexia 
  • Secretions

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Course summary
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  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
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Morgan Unruh Elmore, DO, MA, Palliative Medicine Physician, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

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