HPM FAST Pediatrics 3rd Edition
Assess your knowledge in Pediatrics with HPM FAST (Hospice and Palliative Medicine Focused Assessment and Study Tool). This online practice module contains 25 questions and includes explanations and up-to-date references to provide guidance for further study.
Category
  • Pediatrics
  • Board Prep
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • ABP MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
HPM FAST Psychiatry and Cognition 3rd Edition
Assess your knowledge in Psychiatry and Cognition with HPM FAST (Hospice and Palliative Medicine Focused Assessment and Study Tool). This online practice module contains 25 questions and includes explanations and up-to-date references to provide guidance for further study.
Category
  • Non-Pain Symptom Management
  • Board Prep
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • ABP MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
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.
Category
  • Hospice
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • ABP MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
HPM FAST Prognostication 3rd Edition
Assess your knowledge in Prognostication with HPM FAST™ (Hospice and Palliative Medicine Focused Assessment and Study Tool). This online practice module contains 25 questions and includes explanations and up-to-date references to provide guidance for further study.
Category
  • Disease Trajectories and Prognosis
  • Board Prep
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • ABP MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
'I Can't Eat, Speak, or Kiss My Wife. It's Half a Life, but at Least I'm Still Alive.' Navigating the Sequelae of Head and Neck Cancer
Depending on age, stage and HPV status, patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer have a high chance of cure, something that can be elusive in other advanced cancers.
Category
  • Non-Pain Symptom Management
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
Not Just for Addiction: The Palliative Clinician's Guide to Using Buprenorphine for Pain
Buprenorphine is widely used as a treatment for patients with opioid use disorders, but has also been shown to be an effective treatment for cancer and neuropathic pain, with unique pharmacologic properties that give it several advantages over traditional opioids. Buprenorphine is associated with
Category
  • Hot Topics
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
HPM FAST Hospice Regulatory 2nd Edition
Assess your knowledge in hospice regulations with HPM Fast (Hospice and Palliative Medicine Focused Assessment and Study Tool). This online practice module contains 25 questions and includes explanations and up-to-date references to provide guidance for further study. 
Category
  • Regulatory/Public Policy
  • Hospice
  • Board Prep
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • ABP MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
Speaking the Same Language: Bridging Cultural and Linguistic Barriers in Palliative Care
Hospice and palliative care providers recognize the value of effective communication to facilitate exploration of patients' and families' values and goals; however, many providers struggle to perform these key tasks when patients cannot communicate in English or have cultural norms which differ significantly from their own. Concepts such as autonomy and patient self-determination, 'truth telling'/disclosure of difficult news, shared decision making, as well as the acceptability of various treatments and communication techniques may present invisible barriers for palliative care providers working across cultures. 
Category
  • DEI: Addressing Disparities/Advancing Equity
  • Communication/Teamwork
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • ABP MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
Assessment and Management of Disruptive Behaviors in Persons with Dementia
The progressions of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias commonly result in the emergence of behavioral disturbances that benefit from a thorough assessment.
Category
  • Non-Pain Symptom Management
  • Disease Trajectories and Prognosis
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
Lessons from a Therapist’s Chair: Optimizing Palliative Communication through Psychotherapy Best Practices and Skills
The use of communication as a therapeutic tool is an essential piece of both palliative medicine and psychotherapy. The approach with which communication is conceptualized and taught, however, is markedly different between the two fields.
Category
  • Communication/Teamwork
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation

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