August 13-15, 2020
Omni Louisville Hotel
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.
Registration is scheduled to open by Annual Assembly (March 18). The Intensive Board Review Course early bird registration rate will be $995 for members ($1,200 for non-members).
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.
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Sonia Malhotra, MD MS FAAP, Co-Chair
Eric Widera, MD FAAHPM, Co-Chair
David Buxton, MD
Kim Curseen, MD FAAHPM
Tom LeBlanc, MD MA MHS FAAHPM
Jessica McFarlin, MD
Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD BCPS CPE
Joe Shega, MD
Rachel Thienprayoon, MD FAAHPM
Gregg VandeKief, MD MA FAAHPM
Patrick White, MD HMDC FACP FAAHPM
Continuing Education Credits
The number of credits is subject to change.
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
he AAHPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians". Determination of credits is pending.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
"Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit."
"Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 17.25 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit."
Purchase the 2018 Review Course Recording
Many individuals benefitted from this fast-paced, intensive review of best clinical practices in 2018. Now you can also benefit in this meeting by purchasing the recording of the live event.