Continuing Education

The Hospice of East Texas provides a variety of avenues to help educate our local professionals in many areas of hospice and palliative care.  The goal is to provide knowledge on end of life care in order to support the best possible quality of life for patients with life-shortening illnesses and their families, in accordance with their goals. To find out more information about how we might serve your organization, please contact us.

We provide classroom style courses in the following areas:

  1. Pain and Symptom Management at End of Life

  2. What is Hospice? Who Would Benefit?

  3. End Stage Heart Disease and the Hospice Treatment Model

  4. Pain Assessment and Management in Older Adults

We also highlight other agencies providing free online education for professionals.

Medscape – offers many excellent programs on pain management and end of life care     

End of Life/Palliative Education Resource Center (EPERC) – Fast Facts and other education resources    

National Oncology Education Program (NOEP) – on line slide presentations on nursing guides to various types of cancer, as well as pain management

Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County – offers information about Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia 

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization – information about hospice services and education resources