Education and Resources for Healthcare Professionals
In collaboration with members of the medical community, Care Dimensions has earned its respected reputation as a leader in the field of hospice and palliative care. In additional to being a first-choice referral site, Care Dimensions has also become a go-to resource for practitioners seeking information and advanced training on end-of-life issues.
Our comprehensive educational offerings, specifically designed for professionals, provides over 50 courses and covers a wide range of relevant topics. These courses help professionals gain a deeper understanding of the ideology behind hospice and palliative care practice.
In addition, Care Dimensions can supply healthcare professionals with tools and resources to better understand when to refer a patient for hospice or palliative care, such as:
- Hospice admission criteria
- The difference between hospice and palliative care
- The difference between the Medicare home health and Medicare hospice benefit
Engaging Hospice Early Enables Patient to Fulfill Wish to Die at Home
Dana-Farber oncologist/researcher Barrett Rollins, MD, explains why hospice care is so vital for patients with advanced disease based on his personal experience caring for his wife, Jane Weeks, MD.