Palliative Care Center

EmailEmail    |   Bookmark Page Bookmark  |   RSS Feeds RSS  |   Print Page Print  

EDUCATIONAL MANUALS
(add 5.6% sales tax, unless Tax Exempt number is provided)
PDF Order Form

IMPROVING END-OF-LIFE CARE: A RESOURCE GUIDE FOR PHYSICIAN EDUCATION - $69.00 - 4th EDITION

Copyright 2007

This book contains education resource material for five common end-of-life symptoms: pain, nausea, delirium, dyspnea and constipation, along with five end-of-life communication skills: giving bad news, conducting a family conference, discussing treatment withdrawal/DNR orders, discussing a hospice referral and conducting a spiritual assessment. This book is designed for use as an educational resource when supervising medical students or post-graduate physician trainees and can be easily adapted for nursing education. Each symptom control or communication chapter contains:

  • learning objectives
  • a pre-test / post-test
  • a brief content outline summarizing pertinent assessment / treatment information
  • a case study suitable for a small group discussion and / or role-playing exercise

 

COMMUNICATION TEACHING MODULES FOR THE END-OF-LIFE EDUCATOR - $99.00 
CD and pocket cards - e-mail for information: rhackbar@mcw.edu

This collection of teaching modules is designed for use as an educational resource when supervising medical students or post-graduate physician trainees and can be easily adapted for nursing education. Separate teaching modules have been designed for the following topics: breaking bad news, conducting a family conference, setting treatment goals, discussing DNR orders, discussing a hospice referral, and conducting a spiritual assessment.

Each module contains the following:

  • Learning objectives
  • A detailed teaching plan-minute by minute
  • Handouts for learners
  • Slides-provided on diskette (PowerPoint 97), can also be made into overhead transparencies
  • Role-playing exercises (if applicable)
  • Learner evaluation tools

 

Developing the Primary Care Physician's Skills in Caring for the Seriously Ill and Dying Patients - $25.00

Copyright 2007

The teaching videotape has been converted to a CD-ROM for more convenient viewing and use during presentations. The CD-ROM provides examples of discussions done poorly and discussions done well.  The Family Goal Setting Conference laminated card: Convenient, laminated card outlines 10 key points to assist in conducting a family goal setting conference. 

The teaching video CD and Family Goal Setting Conference laminated pocket card only are also available for $25, including shipping/handling.

 

NURSING STAFF EDUCATION RESOURCE MANUAL: PAIN MANAGEMENT 101 - $49.00

Copyright 2000

 Pain Management 101 is designed for use by a Staff Development Coordinator in long term care settings. The content is organized as a course to be presented in six sessions to licensed staff. Topics include:
 

  • Pain assessment
    • Philosophy and Mission Statements
    • Pain Management Policies/Procedures
    • Institutional Policies and Procedures
    • Quality Assurance Tools
    • Pain Assessment Forms for Cognitively Intact & Impaired Residents
    • Education Materials for Licensed Staff & CNAs
    • Pain Management Flow Sheets
    • Guidelines for Analgesic Drug Orders
    • Nursing Care Plans for Chronic Pain
    • Competency Guidelines for Licensed Staff & CNAs
    • Quality Improvement Worksheets
  • Analgesic pharmacology
  • Analgesic algorithms
  • Non-Pharmacologic treatment
  • Assessing discomfort in patients with dementia
  • Communicating the message

A PowerPoint diskette of presentation slides is included.

Limited supply remains

 

Improving Pain Management in Long Term Care Settings

By Julie Griffie, MSN, RN, CS, AOCN, Sandra Muchka, MS, RN, OCN, Sandra Matson RN, MS C and David E. Weissman, MD

This resource manual is for Long-Term Care facilities--designed to assist staff members improve pain management across the entire facility.  The manual provides a comprehensive plan, tools and sample documents including:  facility standards and policies, staff education resources, and quality improvement information.   **Limited supply remains - contact for special pricing**

 

 For more information: Contact Rose Hackbarth 414-805-4607 or E-Mail: rhackbar@mcw.edu

 



 

webmaster@mcw.edu
© 2014 Medical College of Wisconsin
Page Updated 09/26/2013