The Modern Hospice Movement: History & Effects


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Which of the following is NOT a function of hospice care?

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1. What makes hospice care different than palliative care?

2. What role did Dame Cicely Sanders play in the hospice movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Be prepared to answer questions relating to the history of the modern hospice movement on this quiz/worksheet combo. You should know about individuals important to the development of hospice care, as well as the focus of hospice care in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Focus of hospice care
  • Comparison of care that focus on terminally ill patients and care that focuses on terminal or non-terminal patients
  • Founder of the first modern hospice facility
  • On Death and Dying
  • Term for care that relieves the suffering of patients

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the modern hospice movement
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information about the first modern hospice facility and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as terminal and non-terminal patient care

Additional Learning

To learn more about the origins of this important part of our society, review the corresponding lesson titled The Modern Hospice Movement: History & Effects. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the importance of hospice care
  • Identify what hospice care is and its focus
  • Describe where hospice care can be conducted
  • Appreciate the origins of the modern hospice movement