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American Academy of Family Physicians

Course Description

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.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:11.50 Credits
Release Date:2019-Jan-02
Expiration Date:2022-Jan-01
Estimated Time for Completion:12 Hours
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$195.00-$485.00

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