NPEC Post Test #5: Palliative Care Concepts for the End-of-Life Doula
1. Palliative Care is synonymous with hospice care. It is the care you receive when there is ‘nothing more that can be done.’ It is fully paid by Medicare.
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2. End-of-life doulas would not benefit from serving people who are not on hospice service since most people die with hospice service.
3. The appropriate use of palliative care is from day 1 of diagnosis with any serious illness.
it’s true that you can begin on day of diagnosis but only with cancer.
4. If someone is receiving hospice services and still suffering greatly, continue to advocate for them by requesting more intervention. If there is no relief and/or the hospice is not responsive, ask the family if they would like to interview another hospice.
This is inappropriate to bring up the idea of another hospice.
This is appropriate to give the hospice a chance to correct their care plan first, beforeinterviewing another hospice
It is not my place to get in the middle of things of my client is physically suffering. That is the hospice nurses’ job.
5. Palliative care is still relatively new in the United States. Programs are inconsistent even in the same city. There are still healthcare professionals who do not understand what palliative care even is.
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