Getting Started in Hospice Care

Green Clock Hours: 2.00 - 6.50

Dying in America continues to be misrepresented and misunderstood. This course describes the history of hospice as a social construct in the world at large and as a growing option for care at the end of life within the U.S. Key concepts in this course include the role of the nurse in hospice practice, the function of the interdisciplinary hospice team, the structure of the Medicare hospice benefit, hospice eligibility requirements, pain and symptom management, and care of the hospice patient before death. Information about reimbursement, documentation, and anticipated changes and additions to the hospice benefit are also reviewed.

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Course Description

Dying in America continues to be misrepresented and misunderstood. This course describes the history of hospice as a social construct in the world at large and as a growing option for care at the end of life within the U.S. Key concepts in this course include the role of the nurse in hospice practice, the function of the interdisciplinary hospice team, the structure of the Medicare hospice benefit, hospice eligibility requirements, pain and symptom management, and care of the hospice patient before death. Information about reimbursement, documentation, and anticipated changes and additions to the hospice benefit are also reviewed.

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