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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 (274)
Our question bank for the Hospice and Palliative Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 1 questions
- Cardiovascular - 29 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 3 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 1 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 46 questions
- Genetics - 4 questions
- Genitourinary - 1 questions
- Growth and Development - 2 questions
- Gynecologic - 1 questions
- Infectious - 12 questions
- Integument - 7 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 10 questions
- Nervous - 62 questions
- Nutrition - 3 questions
- Oncologic - 122 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 33 questions
- Pulmonary - 55 questions
- Renal - 14 questions
- Surgery - 8 questions
- Toxicology - 21 questions
- Trauma - 1 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 28 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) - 70 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 134 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 34 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 214 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 22 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 36 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 16 questions
- Causes - 51 questions
- Classification - 25 questions
- Differential - 81 questions
- Epidemiology - 8 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 23 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 21 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 21 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 11 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 21 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 14 questions
- History Physical - 270 questions
- Legal - 24 questions
- Pathophysiology - 66 questions
- Patient Education - 33 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 177 questions
- Toxicology - 16 questions
- Treatment Medical - 155 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 2 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 6 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 2 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 15 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 44 questions
- Clinical Education - 1 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 56 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 (120)
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Delirium, also known as the acute confusional state, is a clinical syndrome that usually develops in the elderly. It is characterized by an alterat ...
The Hippocratic Oath instructs physicians and other medical providers to first, “do no harm”. Similarly, the three ethical principles l ...
Unlike other conditions and life experiences, which only affect a certain percentage of the world’s population, the end-of-life is a stage in ...
Physicians frequently deal with the loss of a patient in the emergency department and in intensive care units. These deaths are often due to unfore ...
Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.
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 ...
At the extreme end of life, patients often develop noisy respiration that is secondary to salivary or bronchial secretions that accumulate in the o ...
Opioid-induced constipation (OIC) accounts from over 40% to 60% in patients without cancer receiving opioids
Fentanyl is a strong synthetic opioid, similar to morphine but produces analgesia to a greater extent. This robust pharmacologic agent is typically ...
Nausea and vomiting are two of the most common presenting complaints seen by emergency department physicians and primary care physicians on a daily ...
Laryngeal cancers represent one-third of all head and neck cancers and maybe a significant source of morbidity and mortality. They are most often d ...
Radiation proctitis refers to injury or damage of the rectum secondary to radiation therapy. It is postulated that almost half of all patients with ...
Palliative care medicine is the interprofessional subspecialty focused on relieving suffering and improving the quality of life in patients with se ...
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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