May 15 2018

Continuing Medical Education, AAHPM, hospice requirements.#Hospice #requirements

Earn CME with AAHPM’s Educational Resources

AAHPM is committed to providing continuing medical education (CME) that supports and advances the practice of physicians in hospice and palliative medicine. We strive to offer a range of opportunities to earn CME, including live events; online, on-demand products; and virtual live events such as webinars. Review the AAHPM CME Mission Statement.

Educational Activities

View the full list of educational activities that provide CME and/or MOC.

AAHPM Meetings and Live Events

Annual Assembly

The Annual Assembly is the premier educational event for all hospice and palliative care providers, including physicians, nurses, and others interested in acquiring, maintaining, or expanding the skills needed to function effectively in the field. Continuing education credit is typically offered for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and physician assistants who complete an Assembly evaluation.

Intensive Board Review Course

The Intensive Board Review Course is just what you need to prepare for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board certification exam, including knowledgeable faculty and sample test questions.

The 2018 review course will be held August 9-11, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN.

Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care: Advances and Innovations (Pedi-Innovate)

Pedi-Innovate will provide a forum for interdisciplinary professionals with an interest in advancing their practice in pediatric palliative care and in advancing the field.

This course will be held August 9-11, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN.

Dynamic Online Education

Video and Audio Recordings

Watch these popular, inexpensive AAHPM sessions hosted by Relias Learning that offer continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, and social workers.

Earn 1 to 1.4 CEs.

Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

This free webinar and audio recording cover safe opioid prescribing, a stardard practice for hospice and palliative care practitioners. Unfortunately, miuse, abuse, diversion, addiction, and overdose of these drugs has created a public health epidemic in the United States. Be part of the solution by advancing your knowledge with this practice impacting session.

Earn 2 CME credits with completion of the recording, post-test, and evaluation.

Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Learning Module

Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (formerly UNIPAC) is in its 5th edition. Each book has a corresponding online confidence-based learning module, delivered using an application that analyzes learning confidence to efficiently pinpoint knowledge gaps and areas of misinformation.


HMD PREP is an online practice test with 75 multiple-choice practice questions designed to assess your knowledge, identify topics for which additional study may be useful, and help prepare you for the HMD certification examination.


The HPM FAST modules are quick, effective, targeted educational tools to enhance your clinical practice. Each of the three modules include 25 multiple-choice practice test questions to focus your study in Pediatric, Psychiatry and Cognition, Prognostication, and Hospice Regulatory.

NOTE: Physicians – please review the deadlines to submit your MOC data.

Accredited Medical Education

Hospice requirementsAAHPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. AAHPM has fulfilled the requirements for Accreditation with Commendation by ACCME. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities listed above.

AAHPM endorses the standards of the ACCME. All who are in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.* Disclosure documents were reviewed for potential conflicts of interest and, if identified, they were resolved prior to confirmation of participation. Only those who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in these activities.

*A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. (Exclusions at the time of this writing included 501-C nonprofit organizations, government organizations, liability and health insurance providers, non-healthcare-related companies, group medical practices, and for-profit healthcare providers.)

Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Now available for order!

Formerly known as the UNIPACs, this 9-volume self-study is the perfect on the go set for all things hospice and palliative medicine.

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