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Palliative Care and the Respiratory Therapist

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.

Original webcast date: January 31, 2018

**Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz. Participants must receive a score of 70% or above on the quiz to earn CRCE credit and obtain a course certificate.**

Approved for 1.00 CRCE Hours.


Discuss palliative care in the context of chronic lung disease
Identify appropriate timing to initiate hospice
Differentiate between palliative care and hospice
Distinguish the respiratory therapist's role in palliative care

Palliative Care and the Respiratory Therapist

Speaker Information

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

  • Member: $7.50
  • Non-Member: $15.00