Course Code: REL-HOS-0-DSHEDDP
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2019
Define the CMS requirements for hospice eligibility.
Name the clinical data points necessary to substantiate hospice eligibility for patients with heart disease, dementia, renal disease, liver disease, COPD/pulmonary disease, HIV/AIDs, stoke and coma, and Adult Failure to Thrive based upon LCD Guidelines.
Identify key components of documenting hospice appropriateness for each of the disease states above.
Terri Maxwell, PhD, APRN
Terri Maxwell, PhD, APRN, is Chief Clinical Officer of Turn-Key Health, a division of Enclara Pharmacia. A frequent presenter at state and national meetings, Terri is a well-published author on a range of palliative care topics. She obtained her BSN from the University of Rhode Island and a Masters Degree and PhD in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.
Disclosure: Terri Maxwell, PhD, APRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: entry, intermediate, and advanced level Administrators; entry, intermediate, and advanced level Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
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