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Hospice and Palliative Exam Overview
How many hours is the Hospice and Palliative Exam?
The Hospice and Palliative Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the Hospice and Palliative Exam?
The Hospice and Palliative Exam is 240 questions.
What topics are covered on the Hospice and Palliative Exam?
Topics include: Prognostication and Natural History of Complex Illness - 10%, Comprehensive Whole-Patient Assessment - 20%, Managing Suffering, and Distress - 40%, Palliative Care Emergencies - 2%, Medical Interventions - 6%, Impending Death - 2%, Communications Skills - 2%, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement - 3%, Interdisciplinary Teamwork - 2%, Quality and Compliance - 2%, and Ethical and Legal Aspects of Care - 7%
Hospice and Palliative Exam MCQs (246)
Our question bank for the Hospice and Palliative Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 1 questions
- Cardiovascular - 26 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 3 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 5 questions
- Eyes - 1 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 40 questions
- Genetics - 4 questions
- Genitourinary - 1 questions
- Growth and Development - 2 questions
- Infectious - 11 questions
- Integument - 7 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 10 questions
- Nervous - 53 questions
- Nutrition - 3 questions
- Oncologic - 109 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 32 questions
- Pulmonary - 48 questions
- Renal - 15 questions
- Surgery - 8 questions
- Toxicology - 15 questions
- Trauma - 1 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 25 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 16 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 19 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 64 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 115 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 33 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 187 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 20 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 33 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 13 questions
- Causes - 43 questions
- Classification - 25 questions
- Differential - 66 questions
- Epidemiology - 8 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 21 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 20 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 13 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 11 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 17 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 14 questions
- History Physical - 241 questions
- Legal - 24 questions
- Pathophysiology - 62 questions
- Patient Education - 31 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 153 questions
- Toxicology - 12 questions
- Treatment Medical - 131 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 2 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 5 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 2 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 13 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 39 questions
- Clinical Education - 1 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 48 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 38 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 38 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Hospice and Palliative Exam Articles (116)
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Opioid-induced constipation (OIC) accounts from over 40% to 60% in patients without cancer receiving opioids
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common and treatable disease characterized by progressive airflow limitation and tissue destructi ...
Drug-drug interactions (DDI) are a frequently encountered phenomenon in palliative care (PC) setting; to best optimize management, clinicians shoul ...
Grief is a natural and universal response to the loss of a loved one. The grief experience is not a state but a process. Most individuals reco ...
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Wound pressure injuries have been given various names over the last several years. In the past, they were referred to as pressure ulcers, decubitus ...
The official IASP definition of allodynia at the time of this article is "pain due to a stimulus that does not normally provoke pain." An example w ...
The true beginning of the concept of a pacemaker began over 200 years ago. In the late 1700s, Luigi Galvani discovered that he could caus ...
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FDA-approved usage of morphine sulfate includes moderate to severe pain that may be acute or chronic. Most commonly used in pain management, m ...
Steven A House MD Professor Residency Program Director University of Louisville Family Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Hospice Medical Director - Certified (FAAFP, FAAHPM, HMDC) Glasgow KY
Jeffrey F Minteer MD Residency Program Director Washington PA
Robin King-Thiele DO Associate Professor Associate Dean for Postgraduate Affairs Campbell University FACOI Goldsboro NC
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