AAHPM Learn Subscription
By signing up for the AAHPM Learn Subscription, subscribers will receive new educational content each month for one year. No matter when you subscribe, you will receive a vast amount of content to consume on your own schedule.
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  • Interactive Enduring Activity
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HMD 2022 Update and Exam Prep
Study from your desktop, laptop or while on the go to prepare for the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB) examination or use as a resource to advance your knowledge in hospice and palliative medicine best practices. Achieve these goals with this non-accredited 7.5-hour recorded content from the HMD Update and Exam Prep Pre-Conference Workshop held at the 2022 Annual Assembly. 
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  • Board Prep
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  • Video
  • Self Study
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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. 
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  • Regulatory/Public Policy
  • Hospice
  • Board Prep
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  • Interactive Enduring Activity
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  • 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. 
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  • DEI: Addressing Disparities/Advancing Equity
  • Communication/Teamwork
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  • Interactive Enduring Activity
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  • ABIM MOC
  • ABP MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation
Equianalgesic Tables (as part of the Primer for Palliative Care, 7th Edition)
A reference tool for the whole team that includes the Equianalgesic Table for Adults and Children and questions practitioners may use with their patients and families to explore the underlying meanings of “everything.” This is a great teaching tool for those entering the field and an excellent reference for more experienced healthcare providers.
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  • Core Content
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  • Book
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Actionable Leadership Amidst Social Injustice
This video recording features Dr. Kimberly Curseen as she shares leadership pearls for proactive management of the emotions and the internal conflict that your teams may encounter, especially when discussing topics that include diversity, bias, discrimination and racism. Dr. Curseen will help to examine the culture within our teams, the spaces we’ve created for conversation and the moral authority that our profession touts - and where we may want to take a different approach. Recorded at the 2020 Ascend Leadership Forum.
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  • Leadership Development
  • DEI: Addressing Disparities/Advancing Equity
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  • Video
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  • 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.
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  • Non-Pain Symptom Management
  • Disease Trajectories and Prognosis
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  • Interactive Enduring Activity
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  • 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.
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  • DEI: Addressing Disparities/Advancing Equity
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  • Interactive Enduring Activity
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  • 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.
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  • Communication/Teamwork
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  • Interactive Enduring Activity
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  • 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
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  • Bioethics
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  • Interactive Enduring Activity
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  • ABIM MOC
  • CME (physician only)
  • Participation

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