Test Taking Like A Pro
This engaging interactive activity provides evidenced-based technical tips for navigating the certification exam and works to improve test taking skills.
Category
  • Board Prep
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
Essentials Learning Module Set (includes modules 1-9)
This set of Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine online confidence-based learning modules correspond to each Essentials book. They are delivered using amplifire™ software and serves as a great tool for orientation, ongoing assessment, and training.
Category
  • Bioethics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pain Management
  • Non-Pain Symptom Management
  • Disease Trajectories and Prognosis
  • Core Content
  • Communication/Teamwork
Format
  • Bundle
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
Essentials Book Set with Learning Modules (includes books 1-9 and all learning modules)
This set of consists of all 9 books and corresponding learning modules in the Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine series. This is a foundational resources for hospice and palliative care professionals.
Category
  • Bioethics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pain Management
  • Non-Pain Symptom Management
  • Medical/Clinical Knowledge
  • Disease Trajectories and Prognosis
  • Core Content
  • Communication/Teamwork
  • Board Prep
Format
  • Book
  • Bundle
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
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
It's Time for Justice: Racial and Ethnic Equity in Hospice and Palliative Care
What would racial equity and justice look like in hospice and palliative care? The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the structural racism within US culture and the resulting healthcare inequities.
Category
  • DEI: Addressing Disparities/Advancing Equity
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • 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
'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
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
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
Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED): A Viable, Lesser Known Palliative Option of Last Resort
Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED) has recently gotten attention as a viable 'last resort' palliative option for patients who want to escape their current medical situation through a self-initiated death, but might not qualify for a physician assisted death or might not want it even
Category
  • Bioethics
Format
  • Interactive Enduring Activity
Credits
  • ABIM MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation

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