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External Links




National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization: NHPCO is a membership

organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality care for the

terminally ill and their families, and to promoting hospice as an integral part

of the U.S. health care system. 



American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is a palliative care

physician membership organization that hosts conferences and provides

guidance to assist health care professionals in treating patients. 



Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care

Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer and community engagement

initiative to improve care at the end of life. 



Center to Advance Palliative Care is a national organization dedicated to

increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing

serious, complex illness.  The website provides health care professionals

with tools, training and technical assistance to start and maintain palliative

care programs. 



Children's Hospice International: CHI provides education, training and

technical assistance to providers who care for children with life-threatening

conditions and their families. 



Get Palliative Care is an educational website designed to define and

promote palliative care, and to provide a nationwide directory of palliative

care programs.


Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association is a membership organization

for nurses working in the fields of hospice and palliative medicine. 



Hospice Foundation of America: HFA creates programs for professional

development, public education and information, promotes research,

produces publications and monitors health policy issues.



Hospice Net provides information and support to patients and families

facing life-threatening illnesses. 



International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care: The mission

of IAHPC is to advance hospice and palliative care programs, education,

research, and policies around the world. 






IAHHC is the voice of Indiana's hospice care providers. Their mission is

"to advance the cause of home care and hospice through leadership,

collaboration, advocacy, and education." They represent all of home care:

traditional home health nursing services, home-based and inpatient

hospice care and non-medical services that allow Hoosiers to remain

independent in their homes.



The IHPCO Consumer site’s goal is to educate and support the terminally

ill and their loved ones by providing Hospice Basics, Beginning

Conversations, Choosing a Hospice, a Hospice Locator, Web Resources,

Caregiver Info and Support Groups.




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