Welcome to the Center to
Advance Palliative Care
We provide essential tools, training, technical assistance, and connection for all clinicians caring for people with a serious illness.
Looking for resources for people living with serious illness?
Visit GetPalliativeCare.org to learn more about palliative care and where to find it in your area.
What's New at the Center to Advance Palliative Care
Events, ideas, and resources for improving the care of people living with a serious illness.
Submission Period Opens for Tipping Point Challenge Innovation Category
All health care organizations and staff are encouraged to participate, across all areas of care, through October 31, 2023.
How Speech Pathologists Can Enhance Communication with Seriously Ill Patients
A speech pathologist shares how she works with seriously ill patients, and offers ways for palliative care teams to consult with and integrate speech pathology into their practice.
Become a CAPC Member
Join a vibrant network of health care professionals at over 1,700 organizations benefiting from CAPC membership
- Start or strengthen your palliative care program
- Address gaps in care
- Train staff of all specialties and disciplines in communication, pain and symptom management, and other key skills
CAPC offers a wide variety of free resources, but members get exclusive access to even more.
Clinical and operational online curriculum with FREE continuing education credits for all disciplines, and free MOC points for physicians
Webinars with leading experts in the field, and Virtual Office Hours where you can consult with CAPC faculty
Hundreds of ready-to-use tools, tutorials, case studies, and monographs to draw from best practices in palliative care
Clinicians from all specialties and disciplines can improve their skills and practice while earning continuing education credits and CAPC Designation status
Online self-study curriculum units:
Tools and Technical Assistance
Access proven resources for new and established programs
Includes 53 resources:
- Recent Medicare Billing Updates
- Foundational Principles of Palliative Care Billing
- Evaluation and Management (E/M)
- Advance Care Planning (ACP)
- Dementia Care: Cognitive Assessment and Care Planning
- Principal Care Management, Chronic Care Management and Complex Chronic Care Management
- Care Plan Oversight (CPO)
- Transitional Care Management (TCM)
- Billing for Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Emergency Department (ED)
- Long-Term Care
- Relative Value Units (RVUs)
Includes 49 resources:
- Individual Clinician Resources: If You Have 5-10 Minutes
- Individual Clinician Resources: If You Have 10-30 Minutes
- Individual Clinician Resources: If You Have 30-60 Minutes
- Team Wellness Planning: Cultivate Safety for Your Team
- Team Wellness Planning: Advocate for Change
- Literature and Thought Pieces on Emotional PPE
- Relevant CAPC Events
Includes 38 resources:
- Role of Palliative Care in Addressing Health Equity
- Workshop Series Materials: Key Insights to Implement Equity-focused Models
- Accessibility and Inclusiveness
- Addressing Social Determinants of Health
- Community Assessment: A Health Equity Learning Activity
- Clinical Resources