AAFP Hospice and Palliative Care Self-Study Online Premiun Package - 1st Edition

AAFP Hospice and Palliative Care Self-Study Online Premiun Package - 1st Edition

Member Price: $395.00

Nonmember Price: $485.00

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Recorded at an AAFP live course, the AAFP's Hospice and Palliative Care Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, focused learning solution built to help you explore key hospice and palliative areas. Topics include advanced care planning, referrals, nutrition and hydration, symptom management, last hours, grief and bereavement, and more--on a schedule that works best for you--with supplemental learning activities in a variety of formats.


  • 9 video presentations, 45-60 minutes each
  • Supplemental learning activities that include case studies that take you down differing decision paths, matching and fill-in-the-blank, and a musical activity with accompanying reflective exercise
  • Option to report CME and evaluate after each presentation
  • Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ to briefly halt the presentation
  • Online post-test

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Learning Objectives

  • 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.

CME Credit

  • Approved for up to 11.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
  • Access to online content and CME credit available through January 1, 2022.
  • Online submission of post-test required to claim CME credit.
  • It will take approximately 12 hours to complete the full package.

Online Premium Package includes:

  • Online access to content, compatible with PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets.
  • Full-color print and PDF 68-page syllabus.
  • USB flash drive for desktop/laptops (Includes MP4 video files, MP3 audio files, and syllabus slides).
  • 7 audio CDs of all presentations.

System Requirements

  • High-speed broadband connection required for online access.
  • Latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
  • Latest version of Adobe Reader.
  • Adobe Flash is required to view presentations and videos on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
  • USB drive