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Providence Hospice

  • Rotation length: 1 month
  • Location: Providence Hospice
  • Supervising Faculty: Wayne McCormick MD
  • Evaluation: written competency-based evaluation.

Practical Details:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
AM Hospice Hospice
PM

Rotation Goals and Objectives:

Patient Care

  • Improve skills in providing home-based palliative and end-of-life care, by working directly with hospice physicians, nurses and other providers.

Professionalism

  • Interact professionally with the leadership of the hospice, with a view to building ongoing relationships between the Swedish Geriatrics team and Prov hospice.

Systems-based practice

  • Learn the basics of funding, certification, and documentation requirements for home health and hospice services, with a view to bringing expertise to the fellow’s own practice.
  • Observe the function of the multidisciplinary hospice and home-health care team.