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Pediatrics Professional Resources

The following resources are available from NHPCO for providers who offer pediatric hospice and palliative care services to children living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.

  • NHPCO’s Standards of Practice for Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice - Set clinical and organizational precedence for hospice and palliative care programs providing care to infants, children, adolescents, and their families in the home, hospital, and long-term care and respite facilities. NHPCO members may download the Pediatric Standards free-of-charge.  Non-members may order a downloadable PDF from the NHPCO Marketplace by calling 1-800-646-6460.
  • NHPCO’s Pediatric Facts and Figures - This 2015 version provides an overview of the landscape of pediatric palliative and hospice care for providers, policy makers, funders and the media.
  • NHPCO’s Marketplace - Search for books and technical materials for or about pediatrics/children by typing: "For children," "Childhood," or "Pediatrics" in the search area.