Policy implementation in hospice and palliative care: An examination of hospice policy, decision making and design in context of state policy on end-of-life care
Learning Areas:Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Identify issues in state policy making that influence hospice design, policy and decision making. Discuss variation in hospice treatment of conflict between hospice mission and state mandates.
Keyword(s): End-of-Life Care, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have earned degrees in public health, law and social work/gerontology, and have lectured and published in these areas. I am also the program director of a post-graduate program with concentrations in these areas, and am a principle investigator of a funded study of pain in seriously ill older adults.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.