Toward Safer Transitions: A Curriculum to Teach and Assess Hospital to Hospice Handoffs

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The hospital-to-hospice handoff is a unique opportunity to teach patient safety in a palliative medicine context.  Published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom management, through interviews with palliative care clinicians, a comprehensive curriculum to teach and assess appropriate patient hand-offs during the hospital to hospice transition was developed for palliative care fellows.

 

Link to J Pain Symptom Manage abstract (6/2016)

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