To be eligible for the Certification of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, candidates must meet the criteria below:
examination intends to measure the knowledge, skills, and judgment of osteopathic psychiatrists who have been properly trained and are experienced hospice and palliative neurologists or psychiatrists. Physicians in this specialty have expertise in hospice and palliative medicine. This is a five-hour written examination consisting of multiple-choice single answer questions taken from current literature, including journals, monographs, recent publication, and recognized texts.
Clinical Practice Pathway (through December 2013)
If applying via means of the Clinical Practice Pathway, the applicant must demonstrate the following requirements: