Hospice 101

This course provides a basic overview of the hospice benefit, with a focus on the different services hospices provide that set them apart from other care providers. Topics addressed are case management, levels of care, reimbursement, local coverage determinations (LCDs), documentation and the interdisciplinary group (IDG).

TCG Media, LLC is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing.  This course offering is approved for 1.0 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN or LMHT re-licensure.  Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number:  LT0270-0111.


1.0 hours

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify basic components of the hospice benefit. 
  • Explain the concept of case management. 
  • Identify the members of the IDG. 
  • Describe the IDG’s role in hospice care. 
  • Identify the different levels of care provided in hospice. 


None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

CE/CME Credit Hours

Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours. Nurses should only claim the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nurse 1.0 Contact Hours


This is a self-paced course, so you can start and stop the course at any time at your convenience. The course may open a new window, the course includes a video component, quizzes and engaging interactivity to provide you with an optimal learning experience. You are required to complete the course in its entirety and pass the assessment (if available) with a minimum pass rate of 80%. After completing the course and assessment, completing the course evaluation is also required to claim continuing education credit or a certificate of completion. The ‘previous’ and ‘next’ buttons below allow you to navigate through the course. Begin when you are ready.


Member Price

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Additional Info

Release Date
July 1, 2020

Expiration Date
July 1, 2023