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Activity Steps


In this article, the author follows-up with a 2016 report on the same topic. The evolution of end-of-life care is ongoing. The author details the changes in costs and needs of patients. In addition to those aspects, options and choices of modalities have evolved as well. Professional case managers need the latest information to stay abreast of changes so as to provide the best possible care to their patients.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the contemporary end-of-life care priorities for case management?s interprofessional workforce, encompassing death-with-dignity legislation, evolving reimbursement structures, plus fresh models and resources for leveraging care.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the cost and reimbursement issues that affect patients requiring end-of-life care.
  2. Explain the palliative care and end-of-life choices that case management professionals must address with patients.
  3. Identify the relevant legislative and ethical issues that arise in end-of-life care.
Price: $17.95


  • NASW 1.5 CH

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886708055-1383) for 1.5Social Work continuing education contact hours.

Professions: Social Worker
Test Code: PCM0520A SW
Published: May/Jun 2020
Expires: 8/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 16/20 (80%)
Authors: EllenFink-Samnick, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CCM, CRP
Topics: End of Life