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Great Lakes Caring's 2016 Educational Offerings


  • Advancing the Care Plan: Starting the Conversation 
  • Care of the Actively Dying Patient
  • Dementia: An Alternate Reality                                
  • Determining Disease Specific Decline     
  • Difficult Behaviors: Managing without Antipsychotics     
  • End of Life Wound Care: When Comfort is the Primary Goal  (CE Provided to nursing only)
  • Ethics and End of Life Challenges             
  • Grief and the Professional Caregiver
  • Hospice and Nutrition at the End of Life                         
  • Hospice Benefits & Determining Eligibility
  • Hospice Music Therapy:  What are the Benefits?         
  • Lewy Body Dementia: Mysteries Unveiled                     
  • Pain Management: A Look Beyond the Basics     (Intermediate)
  • Pain Management: Myths, Facts & Barriers (intro)         
  • Spiritual Care at End of Life
  • Staying in Your Lane: The Ethics of Boundaries
  • Ohio Nursing Law – OHIO NURSES ONLY                


  • Advanced Directives and Legal Concerns at the EOL  
  • Anticipatory Grief                                                         
  • Care of the Actively Dying Patient
  • Creating a Visit to Remember                                       
  • Dementia: Understanding Caregiving Needs                
  • Determining Terminal Prognosis                                    
  • Diversity of Religious Culture & Spirituality      
  • Dysphagia                                                               
  • Effective Communication at the End of Life                
  • End of Life Care – Nutrition
  • Hospice Truths and Myths
  • Hydration in the Elderly                
  • Liberalized Diet
  • Nutrition from the Hospice Point of View
  • Palliative Care Consultation Services
  • Patient and Caregiver Safety
  • Psychosocial Care in Hospice      
  • Self Care:  A Way of Life
  • Spirituality of the Aging
  • Symptom Management: Cardiac & Respiratory
  • Symptom Management: Gastrointestinal
  • Symptom Management: Neurological   
  • The Role of the Hospice Aide
  • Understanding Grief
  • Withdrawing Artificial Hydration & Nutrition

Contact us to learn more about our educational offerings.

Accreditation Information

CEs available for Nursing, Social Work, Certified Case Managers and Nursing Home Administrators/Health Facility Administrators through the following accrediting bodies:

Great Lakes Caring is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Great Lakes Caring, #1410, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Great Lakes Caring maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/29/2016 – 06/29/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Accredited Programs: These educational offerings have been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for clock hours listed next to the program.

Accredited Programs: Great Lakes Caring has also been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board-certified case managers.