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VA Webinar: Final Hours from the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium For Veterans Curriculum

March 15, 2022 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm EDT

This live, knowledge-based webinar will focus on the last hours of life and period of transition to death for our patients. How to recognize that death is imminent will be described, including symptoms that are common at this stage of life. Suggestions for how the nurse and interdisciplinary team can support Veterans’ families at the time of death and, in some cases, through a “death vigil” will be given. Key components of after-death care will be shared, including how to sensitively support the family during this time. Cultural and spiritual considerations during final hours of life and at the time of death will also be discussed. This program will help bridge the knowledge gap with what is known about after death care and introduce new concepts for treating after death care as a whole family concept. This training is appropriate for healthcare teams.

How to Join:

VA Employees: VA employees only need to register for this conference in the VA Talent Management System (VA TMS) at the link here.

Non- VA Employees (If want CEU): If you would like to receive CEU for viewing this webinar please sign in with your VHA TRAIN account here. Further instructions are available on webinar website.

Non-VA Employees (No CEU):

Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only)

+1 872-701-0185,,322635093#<tel:+18727010185,,322635093#>   United States, Chicago

Phone Conference ID: 322 635 093#


Department of Veterans Affairs

Registration Additional Information:  When you click on the title at the top of this page, you will be taken to the TMS login page.  After logging in, you will see the Item Detail page for the item.  On the right side of the page, there are three buttons: “Add to Learning Plan,” “Start Course” and “Register Now.”  Select the “Register Now” button.  (Do not select “Add to Learning Plan.”)  On the next screen, select “Confirm.”  After completing registration and at the date/time of the event, return to your VA TMS homepage TO DO LIST and locate the title, select Start Course, and you will receive the Teams Link to Join Meeting option to access the Virtual Conference/Webinar.  If you are not familiar with the VA TMS, go to the TMS Resources website here.

If you do not pre-register in TMS for this program, no CEUs will be given.  EES cannot register individuals after the live program has started.