HMD PREP 2nd Edition
Assess your knowledge as a hospice medical director (HMD) with HMD PREP, 2nd Edition. This online practice module contains 75 questions and includes explanations and up-to-date references to provide guidance for further study. It is available in both study and test modes. This activity serves as an excellent orientation to hospice, clinical and regulatory.
This content will support preparation for the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB) Exam.
Member Price: $225
List Price: $295
Disclaimer: AAHPM has no access to or input into the HMDCB certification exam. Content is based solely on the publicized exam blueprint. Any recommendations made by the authors of this activity must be weighed against the healthcare clinician’s own clinical judgement based on but limited to such factors as the legal and regulatory conditions of participation and comparison with recommendations of other medical, hospice, and palliative care authorities.
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:
- Respond to and manage the needs of patients and families receiving hospice care.
- Exhibit knowledge of medical, psychosocial, and spiritual conditions encountered at end-of-life.
- Utilize effective skills and strategies in all aspects of communication and leadership in hospice care.
- Apply best practices for professionalism, ethics, collaboration and life-long learning in hospice care.
- Oversee the organizational, regulatory, and team components of systems-based practice.
Ruth Thomson, DO FACOI FAAHPM HMDC
Miguel A. Paniagua, MD FACP FAAHPM
Authors and Reviewers
Lyla Correoso-Thomas, MD HMDC FAAHPM
Catherine Deamant, MD FAAHPM FACP
Jane E. Loitman, MD MBA MS FAAHPM
Martina Meier, MD HMDC
Miguel A. Paniagua, MD FACP FAAHPM
Joel S. Policzer, MD FACP FAAHPM
Beth Popp, MD HMDC FACP FAAHPM
Earl Quijada, MD HMDC FAAHPM
Alan R. Roth, DO FAAFP FAAHPM
Renato Samala, MD HMDC FACP FAAHPM
Ruth Thomson, DO HMDC FACOI FAAHPM
Denise G. Waugh, MD FAAHPM
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Accredited Continuing Education
AAHPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
AAHPM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Credits expire on January 31, 2023.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points
American Board of Internal Medicine
“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.”
ABIM MOC points expire on January 31, 2023.
Physicians certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine who wish to earn MOC points within the current calendar year must submit their MOC data no later than December 31 of the calendar year.
American Board of Pediatrics
“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.”
ABP MOC points expire on January 31, 2023.
Physicians certified with the American Board of Pediatrics who wish to earn MOC points within the current calendar year must submit their MOC data no later than December 1 of the calendar year.
MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, HMD PREP, 2nd Edition has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME Activity
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Board’s Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
- 5.00 ABIM MOC
- 5.00 ABP MOC
- 5.00 CME (physician only)
- 5.00 Participation