| This 2-credit, 20 question monograph-based CE program focuses on the unique issues involved in palliative care and
end-of-life decisions. Covered are advance directives, including the
living will, healthcare power-of-attorney, "Do Not Resuscitate" orders,
and last will and testament; the doctrine of informed consent; dilemmas
in surrogate decision making, pain management, heroic measures to extend
life, and the issue of rational suicide.
[In addition to approval for Florida mental health professionals, this program has also been approved by the Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office: #2007-0099.]
For information about our approved continuing education sponsorships and acceptance by state boards, please click here: Continuing Education
About the Presenter
Jackson P. Rainer, PhD, is Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Psychology at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC. He is well known in the professional community as a teacher, researcher, practitioner, and supervisor in the areas of counseling and psychotherapy, ethics, death and dying, bereavement, and crisis intervention. Dr. Rainer is on the editorial boards for seven psychotherapy journals and has written extensively on the topics of crisis intervention and systemic response to grief.