Continuing Education

Explore Ascend Hospice’s Free Continuing Education (CEU) Topics for Healthcare Professionals.

At Ascend Hospice, we understand the importance of clinical education for those who care for individuals with a terminal illness. Because of that, we are committed to delivering the highest standard of education to each and every member of the hospice team. Whether you’re a nurse, social worker, case manager or physician, our free continuing-education courses provide healthcare professionals the necessary skills and practices to ensure each patient is treated with dignity and compassion.

Taught by highly trained and respected hospice experts, Ascend’s courses feature more than 25 hospice-specific topics, giving healthcare professionals the opportunity to earn credits in various disciplines. These specialized courses are recognized and accredited by the following agencies:

• New Jersey State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. New Jersey State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA
• National Association of Social Workers
• American Academy of Family Physicians
• Commission for Case Management Certification
• NJ NHA/CALA (LNHA and CALA)

 

For general information on Ascend Hospice’s continuing education courses, or if you have suggestions for future topics, please email Bonnie Loughner, Vice President of Clinical Services.

To schedule one of Ascend Hospice’s continuing education programs, please contact the program office in the state where you reside.

Ascend Hospice Offers Exceptional End-of-Life Care In-Services for Your Staff

We strongly believe that with end-of-life care, the most important relationships begin with patients and their families, carefully attending to their physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs.

At Ascend Hospice, we offer a variety of in-depth presentations for your internal staff, helping them prepare for just that. These non-certificate in-service education courses include:

• Pain presentation in hospice
• Cultural Differences in hospice care
• Pain and symptom management alternatives
• Aromatherapy
• Human touch
• A virtual dementia tour
• And more

For general information on Ascend Hospice’s in-services, please email Bonnie Loughner, Vice President of Clinical Services.

To schedule one of Ascend Hospice’s non-certificate in-services or community education classes, please contact the program office in the state where you reside.

Ascend Hospice is dedicated to a holistic approach to hospice care and is devoted to delivering exceptional service and compassionate care to our communities. For more information on our specialized care and services, please contact us by phone at 866.821.1212, via email or by filling out our convenient online form. A hospice professional will be happy to assist you.