• Hospice and Palliative Care Self-Study Package - 1st Edition

    Online Package


    AAFP Member: $295
    New Physician: $245
    Student or Resident: $195
    Other Health Care Professional: $295
    Nonmember: $385

    Online Premium Package


    AAFP Member: $395

    New Physician: $345
    Student or Resident: $295
    Other Health Care Professional: $395
    Nonmember: $485

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    As the aging population of the U.S. increases, so does the need for hospice and palliative care.

    Recorded at an AAFP live course, the AAFP’s Hospice and Palliative Care Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, focused learning solution built to help you explore key hospice and palliative areas.

    Topics include advanced care planning, referrals, nutrition and hydration, symptom management, last hours, grief and bereavement, and more—on a schedule that works best for you—with supplemental learning activities in a variety of formats.

    Approved for up to 11.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through January 1, 2022.

    What You Get

    • 9 video presentations, 45-60 minutes each
    • Supplemental learning activities that include case studies that take you down differing decision paths, matching and fill-in-the-blank, and a musical activity with accompanying reflective exercise    
    • CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation  
    • Interactive videos so you can answer questions as you go
    • Full-color, 68-plus page syllabus    
    • Online post-test*
    • USB flash drive with video and audio files plus syllabus (online premium package only)
    • Audio CDs of presentations (online premium package only)
    • Customized learning option with multiple ways to work through the material:

    Video

    • Continuous Play - audio and video with speaker slides
    • QuestionPause Play - simulate the live course environment, answering questions as you go

    Audio (online premium package only)

    • Standard CD Play - listen from your home, office, or car
    • MP3 Audio - rip to your MP3 player and learn on the go
       

    *Post-test MUST be completed to claim CME credit.
    Estimated time to complete package: 12 hours.

    PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible. 
    Note: Access to online content ends on January 1, 2022.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:

    • Identify patients with hospice and/or palliative care needs well in advance of imminent death to promote optimal quality of life during the end stages of disease.
    • Determine individual practice model of care for provision of hospice and palliative care.
    • Effectively communicate with patients in families in areas including ethical and legal issues, disease progression, and shared decision making by provision of medical expertise with regard to risks/benefits of treatment options and effect on quality and quantity of life.
    • Provide palliative care and symptom management throughout the continuum of illness with consideration of physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.
    • Provide adequate comfort measures and anticipatory guidance to patients and their families at the time of imminent death.

    Topics

    • Advance Care Planning
    • Communication
    • Grief and Bereavement
    • Hospice Versus Palliative Care – An Overview
    • Nutrition and Hydration in the Terminally Ill
    • Symptom Management Part 1: Pain and Constipation
    • Symptom Management Part 2: Non-Pain Symptoms
    • The Last Hours (Impending Death)
    • The Referral

    Prices

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    Online Package

    This package includes: 

    • online access to content until January 1, 2022.
    • downloadable PDF syllabus

    AAFP Member: $295
    New Physician: $245
    Student or Resident: $195
    Other Health Care Professional: $295
    Nonmember: $385


     


    Online Premium Package

    This package includes:

    • online access to content until January 1, 2022
    • downloadable PDF syllabus

    PLUS:

    • full-color printed syllabus
    • USB flash drive with content files
    • audio CDs of presentations

    AAFP Member: $395
    New Physician: $345
    Student or Resident: $295
    Other Health Care Professional: $395
    Nonmember: $485

    System Requirements

    • High-speed broadband connection required for online access.
    • Latest version of FirefoxSafari, or Chrome on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
    • Latest version of Adobe Reader.
    • USB drive (for flash drive)

    CME Credit Statement

    This Enduring Material activity, Hospice and Palliative Care 1st Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 11.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 1/2/19. Term of approval is for 3 years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit. 
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