"AMERICAN ACADEMY OF HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE"
Based in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
"Hospice and palliative medicine is a medical specialty focused on enhancing quality of life for patients and their families who are facing life-limiting or serious conditions. Hospice and palliative medicine specialists concentrate on managing pain and other symptoms while addressing the spiritual, emotional, and social concerns surrounding the patient and their illness."
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's Palliative care training covers:
- Symptom management
- Psychosocial and spiritual support for the dying patient and the family
- Help with end-of-life decisions and advance care planning
- Home And Hospice Care
- Bereavement Care
- Interdisciplinary Teamwork
- Continuity of care
The “American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine” is also involved in:
-Palliative care research and training
-Palliative care advocacy including critical hospice and palliative care issues in the areas legislation and regulation
-Mentoring and fellowship programs
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