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"AMERICAN ACADEMY OF HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE"

WHATA professional organization for physicians, nurses and other health care providers specializing in hospice and palliative medicine.
WHYTo improve the quality of life of patients and families facing life-threatening or serious conditions and advance hospice and palliative medicine.
WHEREAmerican Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Based in Chicago, Illinois, USA.


Program Description


"Hospice and palliative medicine is a medical specialty focused on enhancing quality of life for patients and their families who are facing life-limiting or serious conditions. Hospice and palliative medicine specialists concentrate on managing pain and other symptoms while addressing the spiritual, emotional, and social concerns surrounding the patient and their illness."

source:aahpm.org

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's Palliative care training covers:

  • Symptom management
  • Psychosocial and spiritual support for the dying patient and the family
  • Help with end-of-life decisions and advance care planning
  • Home And Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Care
  • Interdisciplinary Teamwork
  • Continuity of care

The “American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine” is also involved in:

-Palliative care research and training
-Palliative care advocacy including critical hospice and palliative care issues in the areas legislation and regulation
-Mentoring and fellowship programs
source: aahpm.org

End of Life Care Programs
Death and Dying Films

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AAHPM - American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine from Ian Ryan Interactive on Vimeo.

 

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