Program Design for Palliative Care Delivered in the Home

Last Reviewed: October 17, 2016

What You’ll Learn

  1. Describe four elements of home-based palliative care delivery
  2. Understand how the results of a needs assessment influence service features of palliative care programs
  3. Describe the three components of program development for specialty home-based palliative care
  4. State how three different payment models impact program design

What You’ll Earn

CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits:

Case Management: 1.00 CE
Medicine: 0.75 CME
Nursing: 1.00 CNE
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NYSED)
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)

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Tools & Resources

National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care

Last Updated: February 28, 2019

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.

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Designing a Home-Based Palliative Care Program

Last Updated: March 4, 2019

Use this toolkit, Designing a Home-Based Palliative Care Program, to create a palliative care program for patients with serious illness that can be administered to patients at home.

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CMS Hospice Guidance

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Hospice benefit definitions and guidelines. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, updated 2018.

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CMS Medicare Benefit Policy Manual - Home Health Services

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance on the home health benefit and agency regulations.

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TimeBanks USA

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

TimeBanks USA provides materials to help start or maintain a local timebank to build a community support network for palliative care patients and their caregivers.

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Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Jeanne Sheils Twohig, MPA. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Megan E. Rau, MD. Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Contact information: For technical questions about online activity or continuing education credits, contact membership@capc.org or 212-201-2674.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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