In-Service Educational Presentations Available for Your Group

We regularly make educational presentations to professional, community, and church groups. We offer our presentations at no charge to you. We are honored to share some of what we have learned from helping people. We can tailor the presentation to your time frame. Whether you want a 15 to 30 minute presentation…or an hour or more of training…let us know how we can serve your group.

Presentation Topics
  • Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

  • Advanced Directives: Living Wills, MPOA, End of Life Issues, OOHDNR, and Understanding Medical Treatment

  • Alzheimer’s/Dementia: Diagnosis, Facts, Common Behavioral Symptoms

  • Care at the End of Life

  • Caregiver Issues/Caregiver Stress

  • Caring for the Cognitively Impaired

  • Comfort Feeding

  • Common Mental Disorders

  • Communicating with Effective Skills/Customer Service

  • Cultural Aspects of Death and Dying

  • Dying and the Home Health Aide Role

  • Financial Benefits of Hospice Medicare/Medicaid

  • First Aid for Choking Victims

  • Grief, Loss and Bereavement

  • Grief During the Holidays

  • Hand Hygiene/Universal Precautions


  • Hospice Care in Assisted Living/Nursing Homes

  • Infection Control (Staph/C-Diff)

  • Introduction to Hospice and Frequently Asked Questions

  • Pain Management/Symptom Control

  • Proper and Effective Morphine Administration

  • Specific Diseases: Heart, Lung, Liver and Renal, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Stroke, Debility, ALS, HIV/AIDS, Failure to Thrive and Cancer

  • Spiritual Care at the End of Life

  • Strategies for Timely and Effective Hospice Discussions

  • Time Management

  • Veteran Issues at the End of Life

  • Volunteer Opportunities in Hospice

  • Weight Loss in the Nursing Facility Patient

  • What to Expect as Death Approaches

  • Wound Care in Hospice

Self Help Topics
  • Decision Time (How to make effective decisions)

  • Happiness at Work

  • Dealing with Stress and Burnout at Work

  • Stop Worrying and Start Living

  • Stress Management

  • Team Building

  • The Art of Giving

  • A Positive Start for the New Year

For more information or to schedule an in-service, please contact us at BSA Hospice of the Southwest at 356-0026 or 866-654-2941. If you would like to request an additional topic, please let us know.

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