1. Define the term Palliative Care. What is the purpose, what is the criteria for receiving palliative care? Who pays for palliative care? Are there any restrictions on palliative care?
.2. Describe the Hospice program. What is the purpose of Hospice? What is the criteria for being admitted to Hospice? Where can Hospice care be provided? Who pays for Hospice Care?
3. When is the most effective time for a patient to be admitted to Hospice?
4. List at least 3 benefits of Hospice.
5. Describe a patient scenario in which you would advocate with and for your patient and family to receive Hospice care. Be specific. (Do not write: I would provide education for a patient with a terminal disease, and contact the Provider to request a referral. This is too general. Create a specific scenario).