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Patient Rights in Hospice Care

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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This course addresses the need to inform patients in hospice care about their rights, including those related to advance directives, patient grievances and complaints, and conveying of charges for care. It also covers other hospice patient rights that staff and volunteers should know, including patients' right to respect, to participation in their care, and to effective pain management.

Objectives:
1) Identify information that hospice patients need to receive
2) Describe provider responsibilities regarding advance directives
3) Identify other key rights of patients in hospice care
4) Describe hospice providers' role in supporting patient rights

This course has been verified to align with the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence HPFC 2.D in Hospice Patient/Family-Centered Care. It was also designed in alignment with ACHC hospice standards. It provides training for hospice volunteers and staff, including those working with hospice patients in skilled nursing facilities or intermediate care facilities, to help organizations meet the following federal regulations related to hospice services:

Estimated Runtime: 15 minutes
Last Updated: April 13, 2023
Publication Year: 2022

Reviewed and approved by
Nancy Allen, BSN, RNC, CMC

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

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