Assess your understanding of hospice and palliative medicine with this updated online practice test which is also designed to simulate the board certification exam. Over 50% of the material is new. It includes 150 test questions to evaluate your knowledge and uncover areas where additional study may be helpful.
AAHPM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NOTE: Physicians - please view annual MOC deadlines.
Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to:
1. Assess patient pain, other symptoms, and side effects and recommend a care plan based on the best availab...
1. Assess patient pain, other symptoms, and side effects and recommend a care plan based on the best available evidence.
2. Identify psychological and psychiatric aspects of patient care including, grief and bereavement.
3. Assess the spiritual, existential, social, and cultural dimensions of patients and recommend care plans.
4. Analyze communication techniques used among the interdisciplinary care team, families and patients in palliative care.
5. Address legal and ethical concerns related to palliative care.
Released: July 8, 2016
Please note: This item is linked to the individual purchaser’s unique customer number and does not allow for multiple purchases. CME credits and MOC points are only available for purchasers of this product. If you are purchasing this product for someone else, the order must be placed under the intended user’s name.
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There are no refunds for online products.
AAHPM endorses the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards’ for disclosure and commercial support and endeavors to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor for all accredited products or programs. All who are in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.* Disclosure documents were reviewed for potential conflicts of interest and, if identified, they were resolved prior to confirmation of participation. Only those who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in this activity.
All editors, authors, reviewers and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with the following exceptions: Beth Popp serves on PRA Health’s Safety Monitoring Committee for Clinical Trials and receives an honorarium. Robert Taylor serves on the speaker’s bureau of HospiScript and receives an honorarium.
*A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. (Exclusions at the time of this writing included 501-C not-for-profit organizations, government organizations, liability and health insurance providers, non-healthcare-related companies, group medical practices, and for-profit healthcare providers, blood banks and diagnostic laboratories.)
Continuing Medical Education Credits
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
You may access your CME certificate once you have achieved a 70% passing score in at least one mode (study or test) of the module. CME Credits expire on July 8, 2019.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points
American Board of Internal Medicine
“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit."
ABIM MOC points expire on July 8, 2019.
To earn CME credits or MOC points, a passing score of 70% is required.
American Board of Pediatrics
"Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn up to 10 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit."
ABP MOC points expire on July 8, 2019.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) MOC Initiative to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS MOC Directory, HPM PASS - 3rd edition has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II Self-Assessment and MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards: MOC Part II Self-AssessmentAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
MOC Part II CME ActivityAmerican Board of Family MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Radiology
Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.