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