Home Health Care and Hospice Practitioner Course

Introduction to Home Health, Private Duty, Palliative, and Hospice Care


  • Home Health Care
  • Private Duty Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care

By the end of this module, you should be able to answer the following:

  1. What is home health care, private duty care, palliative care, and hospice care?
  2. How and why were these services developed?
  3. What type of patient can benefit from these services, and how do these care providers work with patients and their families?
  4. What are the prospects for the future of these services regarding the aging population?

Your Instructor

Institute for Post-Acute Care
Institute for Post-Acute Care

The Institute of Post-Acute Care is the leading organization focused on the advancement of clinical quality care in all settings across the post-acute care continuum. Through evidence-based research, education, certifications, and advocacy, we provide premier programs and services for organizations, health care leaders, interdisciplinary team members, and direct care staff. Our main focus is quality of life and quality of care outcomes for seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have 60 days access to this course - across any and all devices you own.

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