207VH0002X Taxonomy Code - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Taxonomy Code

Code:
207VH0002X

Type:
Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification:
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialization:
Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Version:
NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 17.1

Definition:
An obstetrician/gynecologist with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.

Level:
Level III - Area of Specialization


Related Taxonomy Codes

No. Taxonomy Code Taxonomy Clasification Taxonomy Specialization
1 207V00000X Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 207VB0002X Obstetrics & Gynecology Obesity Medicine
3 207VC0200X Obstetrics & Gynecology Critical Care Medicine
4 207VE0102X Obstetrics & Gynecology Reproductive Endocrinology
5 207VF0040X Obstetrics & Gynecology Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
6 207VG0400X Obstetrics & Gynecology Gynecology
7 207VM0101X Obstetrics & Gynecology Maternal & Fetal Medicine
8 207VX0000X Obstetrics & Gynecology Obstetrics
9 207VX0201X Obstetrics & Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology


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