Introduction to Palliative Care in the Community
What You’ll Learn
- Describe the characteristics and principles of community-based palliative care
- Explain the benefits of community-based palliative care for patients, families, and health systems
- Differentiate between palliative care in the hospital or hospice and in the community
- Identify various models of community-based palliative care
What You’ll Earn
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- Medicine: 0.75 CME
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Tools & Resources
Home to the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care, the Coalition was founded by the leading hospice and palliative care organizations to coordinate and collaborate on issues and activities of importance to the interdisciplinary hospice and palliative care field.
Guiding principles for care of patients with serious illness in community settings, including best practice examples. National Academy of Sciences, 2017.
Andrew E. Esch, MD, MBA. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.
Philip Higgins, PhD, LICSW. President Lighthouse Counseling of Salem, Inc.
Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA. President and CEO Spragens & Associates, LLC.
Jay R. Horton, PhD, ACHPN, FNP-BC, MPH, CENP. Director of Nursing Safety, Quality, and Performance Improvement Mount Sinai Hospital. Assistant Professor Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Sivan Ben-Moshe, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Sachin Kale, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Katie Wang, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.