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Palliative Care – Dealing with Dyspnea

Document Type: Video


Difficulty breathing is one of the most feared symptoms of dying. In this session, we will discuss strategies for Licensed Practical Nurses for assessing, preventing and responding to dyspnea.

Learn how to:

  1. Discuss the experience of dyspnea.
  2. Identify tools to assess dyspnea.
  3. Identify strategies to prevent dyspnea from occurring and/or escalating.
  4. Identify pharmacological and non-pharmacological ways to support individuals who experience dyspnea.