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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 (275)
Our question bank for the Hospice and Palliative Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 1 questions
- Cardiovascular - 30 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 3 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 1 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 45 questions
- Genetics - 4 questions
- Genitourinary - 1 questions
- Growth and Development - 2 questions
- Infectious - 12 questions
- Integument - 7 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 10 questions
- Nervous - 62 questions
- Nutrition - 3 questions
- Oncologic - 120 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 34 questions
- Pulmonary - 56 questions
- Renal - 15 questions
- Surgery - 8 questions
- Toxicology - 22 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) - 72 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 134 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 34 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 216 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 - 52 questions
- Classification - 25 questions
- Differential - 81 questions
- Epidemiology - 8 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 23 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 22 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 - 271 questions
- Legal - 24 questions
- Pathophysiology - 68 questions
- Patient Education - 34 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 177 questions
- Toxicology - 17 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 - 39 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 39 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Hospice and Palliative Exam Articles (121)
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Death is a part of natural life; however, society is notorious for being uncomfortable with death and dying as a topic on the whole. Many caregiver ...
Parenteral and enteral feedings are considered in patients with insufficient oral intake or contraindications to anything by mouth. Nutri ...
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Although physicians commonly utilize screening instruments to identify cognitive problems and psychological issues in patients with various neurolo ...
When addressing heart failure, most commonly, the left ventricle (LV) is the topic of discussion, and the right heart overlooked. Ho ...
Artificial nutrition refers to the provision or supplementation of daily metabolic nutrition requirements in patients with contraindications to fee ...
The first therapy to work against HIV was the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor zidovudine. The FDA approved this in 1987. By 1996, resear ...
The human brain is a highly metabolically active organ, accounting for about 25% of a person's metabolic demand, despite comprising only 2.5% of a ...
Metastasis is a term used to describe the spread of tumor cells from primary sites to surrounding structures and distant sites. It is considered a ...
Central nervous system (CNS) involvement by tumoral metastasis is a potentially life-threatening complication, representing the immediate cause of ...
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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