An Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care


Course Description

Course Description:

Hospice and palliative care has displayed remarkable growth and value in the health care system. The history, services, interdisciplinary team, leadership, and future growth are fascinating subjects points to be studied. Hospice and palliative care face many challenges for growth. This course examines in depth the benefits of hospice services for end of life care including managing pain, counseling for grief and bereavement, spiritual care and respite care for family members. This course offers a view of managed care, how hospice is reimbursed and changing regulations that may change the future of hospice care.

Contact Hours: 4
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Beginner