SKU: 23665158

This book focuses on the key principles of hospice and palliative care, guiding you through the approach to medical care for people with serious illness. You will learn barriers to care, models of care in various settings, quality assurance, and the roles of physicians and nurse practitioners in care.

Upon completion of this self-study program the learner should be better able to

  • articulate key aspects and principles of palliative care
  • understand the concept of shared decision making
  • describe the principles of prognostication
  • identify key barriers to providing hospice and palliative care
  • describe models of palliative care in various settings
  • articulate key aspects of hospice care and the Medicare hospice benefit
  • describe the role of the physician, advance practice nurse, and interdisciplinary team (IDT) in hospice and palliative care
  • articulate the common challenges in hospice and palliative care
  • understand other models of delivering hospice and palliative care
  • describe the role of quality assessment and performance improvement in in hospice and palliative care and identify key measurement domains
  • identify key issues in research in hospice and palliative care.

Chirag Rajni Patel, MD
Kate M. Lally, MD FACP

No CME credits available

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