FORT WALTON BEACH— An education series for healthcare professionals is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 at Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, in the Student Services building.


FORT WALTON BEACH— An education series for healthcare professionals is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 at Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, in the Student Services building.



Topics include The Dying Process: Exploring the Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Dying; Strategies for Interacting with Challenging Caregivers; Lewy Body Disease and Other Dementias; Pain Assessment and Management; Admissions and Eliminating Barriers; and From Home Health Care to Hospice Care.



Continuing Education Units will be awarded to Florida and Alabama nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators and nursing assistants attending all sessions.



Reservations are required for the free event. Email rachel.mayew@covenanthospice.org or call 428-0605 to RSVP.