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Program Name: Certified Hospice and Palliative Aide
Provider Name: Moe Shea Corporation
CIP Name: 51.2602

Description of the Program

This course is designed to train and educate nursing assistants, Home Health Aides and others who care for those who have a terminal illness and require hospice and palliative care. The course includes an overview of hospice and palliative care particularly as it applies to nursing assistants, pain and symptom management, ethical issues, cultural issues, communication at the end of life, care of the family, and spiritual care.

Description of Unique Features Of The Program:

The Hospice Aide provides personal care to dying patients in either their homes or a facility under the general direction of a registered nurse. To understand the history, philosophy, goals, and objectives of end-of-life care, hospice aides will recognize personal and professional developmental issues related to the care of dying patients. The course will better prepare hospice aides for recognizing pain and other unwanted symptoms and improve the hospice aide’s ability to observe and communicate timely information about end-of-life care issues to patients, families, professional care givers, and other members of the care team.

Special Features:

 WIA Eligible: yes
 Child Care Offered On Site: no
 Assistance In Obtaining Child Care: no
 Wheelchair Accessible: no
 Career Counseling Available: yes
 Customized Training Services Provider: yes
 Distance Learning Services Provider: no
 Spanish Spoken By Staff: no
 Other Languages Spoken By Staff: no
 Evening Courses: yes
 Financial Aid Assistance Available: no
 Linked to 1-stop system: yes
 Personal on-site job placement assistance: yes
 Access to America's Job Bank: yes

Program Cost & Basic Information:

Total Cost Of Program: $1,770
Pre-requisites For Admission: High School Diploma/GED
Total Clock Hours: 90 hours
Total Credit Hours: 0 hours
Calendar length of program:
Licensing Agency: Dept. of Labor & Workforce Dev. Private Vocational
Type Of Training Provider: Private Business and Technical Schools

Individual To Contact For More Program Information:

Contact: R. Tunde Azeez
Phone: (609) 324-9911   Ext: