End of Life Care

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Differentiate hospice services from palliative care; review federal guidelines.
2, Develop a communication strategy for regular & repeated conversations regarding advanced care planning, goal setting, and end-of-life care with patients at predictable times for effective communication. 
3. Counsel patients on the use of advanced care planning documentation.
4. Formulate plans to orchestrate care for patients who require hospice and/or palliative care services or referral.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
Parent activity set: 

Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
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