ALLEGRA Learning Solutions Offers Revised Certificate Program in End-of-Life Care, MASSAGE Magazine

San Diego, CA. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, an approved provider for continuing education by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), has a newly revised certificate program in end-of-life issues. A certificate in end-of-life issues now offers 18 contact hours, instead of 22 contact hours, and has added three new courses:
  • Cultural Considerations in End of Life Care 
  • Pediatric End of Life Care: Compassion and Caring 
  • Caregiving at the End of Life

Courses are also available individually.

Certificate descriptionEnd-of-life care presents health care professionals, patients and family members with many challenges and dilemmas. Education in the holistic and integrative care of individuals at the end of life builds on and expands professional competencies and brings healing and transformation. The certificate in end-of-life care represents a specialization in the field of caring for those who are experiencing a terminal illness. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with dying patients by providing a multidisciplinary educational experience.

Course title contact hours:

  • End of Life: Ethical Issues – 3.5 hours
  • End of Life: Hospice and Palliative Care – 2.5 hours
  • End of Life: Pain Assessment and Management – 3.5 hours
  • End of Life: Physiologic Changes – 3.5 hours
  • End of Life: Death, Dying, and Grief – 2 hours
  • Cultural Considerations in End of Life Care – 1 hours
  • Pediatric End of Life Care: Compassion and Caring – 1
  • Caregiving at the End of Life – 1

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions began in 1994 as a developer of more than 200 vocational, baccalaureate and master’s-level degree programs for schools and colleges. ALLEGRA quickly expanded, creating more than 300 online courses and content for more than 2,000 U.S. schools and colleges, customizing content for publishers, writing two highly successful books and achieving national endorsements for the quality of their work. ALLEGRA’s courses and certificates have been nationally accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation, the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and other accrediting agencies. For a complete list of courses, visit www.allegralearning.com.

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