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End of Life and Comfort Care in the ICU

Megan Quinn, MSN, APRN, Peter Butzen, MSN, PNP


Megan Quinn, MSN, APRN
Pediatric Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Peter Butzen, MSN, PNP
Pediatric Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago


Ms. Quinn, Mr. Butzen, and the reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships of interest to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and differentiate respiratory symptoms at end of life and appropriate interventions.
  • Explain recommendations for opioid escalation at end of life and address common concerns that may accompany such a titration schedule.
  • Identify the steps that need to be taken when considering palliative sedation.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 (or $45 for all 10 courses). For C4 2021 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: September 20, 2021 Expiration Date: September 20, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

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