Intensive Board Review Course
August 11-13, 2022
This board review course will provide attendees with a learning experience designed to prepare for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine certification examination. Learners will be provided high-yield information targeted towards board relevant material. The course will include didactic presentations infused with exam-type questions via audience response system and tips on test taking strategies.
In the meantime, please review our board preparation materials to assist in your studies.
How to Prepare for the Exam
Turn to AAHPM to help you prepare for the hospice and palliative medicine board examination. Access the Board Prep resources now available in AAHPM Learn.
Board prep resources include:
- Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine - books and learning modules available
- HPM PASS - 136 question test designed to simulate the board certification exam
- HPM FAST - 4 mini practice tests on critical topics in the field
- Intensive Board Review Course Recording (2018) - The IBRC faculty has reviewed the 2018 and 2020 hospice and palliative medicine exam blueprints and endorse the recording as a reliable resource to prepare for the 2020 exam.
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About the Intensive Board Review Course
Many individuals will benefit from this fast-paced intensive review of best clinical practices, including:
- Physicians preparing for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine subspecialty certification board exam (ABMS/AOA) for the first time
- Physicians maintaining their certification along, and
- Advanced practice clinicians seeking the most current clinical education in the field
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Review core topics in hospice and palliative medicine through discussion of common and not-so-common clinical problems.
- Complete challenging test questions in hospice and palliative medicine.
- Assess patient pain, other symptoms and treatment side effects then recommend a care plan based on the best available evidence.
- Identify psychological, spiritual, social and cultural aspects of patient care and integrate support of those aspects into an overall plan of care.
- Discuss the role of prognostication in the care of patients near the end-of-life.
- Discuss ethical and legal concerns related to palliative care.
- Assess pain and symptoms and recommend a care plan for pediatric patients based on developmental needs.