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Palliative Care

$25.00

Overview & Objectives

All hospice care is palliative, but not all palliative care is hospice. Confusing? You are not alone. Patients, families, and even healthcare providers do not always understand the differences between hospice and palliative care. The purpose of this module is to clarify the differences and similarities between the two. It covers the evolution and definition palliative care as a subspecialty of end-of-life care. It also includes the criteria for palliative care, barriers to providing it, the services and team members, and the differences/similarities between hospice and palliative care aides. The learning objectives for this module include:

  • Define palliative care
  • Differentiate between hospice and palliative care
  • Discuss the similarities between hospice and palliative care
  • Explain the barriers to palliative care
  • List the differences and similarities between palliative care aides and hospice aides

Contents

  • Learning Module
  • Module Extra: Overview of Palliative Care & Hospice Care
  • Test Questions
  • Instructor Answer Key
  • Attendance Sheet
  • Evaluation Form
  • Certificate of Attendance
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