Activity ID



July 5, 2022

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Description of CME Course

This 150-item practice test is designed to enhance your knowledge of hospice and palliative medicine and uncover areas where additional study may be helpful. Each item includes rationale and references for further study. The content covers the Hospice and Palliative Medicine board examination blueprint.

Diplomate Engagement

Correct answers to the post-test; recommended literature or other resources (presentations, audio/video, checklists, etc.)

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Educational Objectives

To assess patient pain, other symptoms, and side effects and recommend a care plan based on the best available evidence.
To identify psychological and psychiatric aspects of patient care, including grief and bereavement.
To assess the spiritual, existential, social, and cultural dimensions of patients and recommend care plans.
To analyze communication techniques used among the interdisciplinary care team, families and patients in palliative care.
To address legal and ethical concerns related to palliative care.


Palliative, Hospice, Patient-Centered, Medical Knowledge


Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes

Communication Skills, Pain, End of Life Care, Cultural Diversity/Cultural Competency, Interdisciplinary

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